Richmond Trail Guide

Summer is the best time to go outside and enjoy the beautiful weather while also maintaining social distancing. Within the Richmond and Midlothian area, there are many trails to take advantage of to get some exercise and fresh air. We've included some of the Rick Cox Realty Group's favorite parks for walking and hiking trails below. Check out each parks website for trail maps, list of amenities and accommodations to help you get the best out of your outdoor adventure!

  • Mid-lothian Mines Park  - Woolridge Road

Trails showcasing the cut stone ruins of mines surrounded by the woodland commemorating those who started the U.S. Industrial Revolution.


  • Belle Isle - Tredegar Street

Richmond's most popular park - enjoy a walking trail with historical ruins from the 1800s, mountain biking paths, rock climbing wall and fishing at the Quarry Pond! Enjoy views of the James as the park run alongside the river!


  • Robious Landing Park – James River Road

Access to 3.4 miles of trails and a dock for fishing, kayaking, rowing, etc.


  • Dutch Gap Hike - Coxendale Road 

Within this conservation area, you are surrounded by waterways, vegetation, and nature.


  •  Huguenot Park – Robious Road

A 53-acre park with a fitness trail, tennis courts, basketball courts, and soccer/football fields.


  • North Anna Battlefield Park - Verdon Road

A historical trail with various paths and plenty of nature to observe.


  • Rockwood Park - Courthouse Road 

A great trail with plenty of amenities and a dog park. Walk or run along this 1.3 mile trail with fitness stations along the way.


  • Pocahontas State Park - State Park Road

Within Virginia's largest state park, there are plenty of trails for all to enjoy.


  • James River Pipeline/Trestle Trail - 310 S 14th St 

An amazing trail along downtown Richmond's James River Pipeline.


  • Pony Pasture - Riverside Drive 

A great spot for swimming with a 1-mile trail to explore.


  • Brown's Island - Bottom of 12th Street

Enjoy this 6-acre park along the river for walking, running, and bike riding.

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