High Bridge Trail State Park - Park Details

Park Details

Having been privately owned and operated by Norfolk Southern and offering only very limited access, the park area now offers more than thirty miles of white limestone gravel trail open to the public. Retaining the 6% grade of the original rail line, the corridor features picnic, parking and toilet facilities as well as large oak trees, telegraph poles erected in the 1900′s, remnants of the original rail's signal system – and Norfolk Southern's original cement mile markers as official trail markers. Park rangers and local police monitor the trail daily.

The trail receives community support from the Friends of High Bridge Trail (FoHBTSP). Formed shortly after the creation of the trail, the volunteer group supports the trail with cleaning, publicity and citizen patrol efforts.

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