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The GOOD WALK
WHEN YOU GO
The Walk: A flat and easy 7-mile
roundtrip outing on Lynchburg's Riverwalk, with options to break for cultural
diversions, dining, people watching and
Getting There: Take the US 501N Exit
from US 460 in Lynchburg, go 1 mile to
the ramp onto US 29 Business, continue
4 miles, take Exit 1A onto Main Street
and very soon turn right onto Washington Street. Turn left onto Jefferson
Street a few hundred feet later. Parking
is available along the street or in a lot at
the end of Ninth Street.
More Information: Looking for more
walking and hiking opportunities?
Riverwalk is a part of the James River
Heritage Trail, a system of more than a
dozen miles of trails coursing throughout Lynchburg's neighborhoods, natural
areas and downtown. A map and short
descriptions of the trails are provided on
Find out more about Leonard's walking and
hiking adventures at habitualhiker.com
Facing page: The bridge takes walkers onto Percival Island.
Above: The locks of "unbreakable love" along the Lynchburg Riverwalk.
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