High Bridge Trail State Park

A bird's eye view of High Bridge. A closer look at the impressive bridge.
A bird's eye view of High Bridge.
Address
High Bridge Trail
Farmville, VA 23942
Region Central Virginia
Locality Prince Edward
Park office: (434) 315-0457
Reservation Center: (800) 933-7275
Park email highbridgetrail@dcr.virginia.gov
Reservation Center email resvs@dcr.virginia.gov
Park web page www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/high-bridge-trail.shtml
State Parks website www.dcr.virginia.gov/state_parks/index.shtml

High Bridge Trail State Park is a multi-use trail ideally suited for hiking, bicycling and horseback riding. Its centerpiece is the majestic High Bridge, which is more than 2,400 feet long and 160 feet above the Appomattox River. The magestic bridge was built in 1853 as part of the South Side Railroad. One of the last battles of the Civil War took place here April 6 and 7, 1865. The war ended two days later at Appomattox.

Entrances - Parking availability:

Rice's Depot Road, 1/4-mile off U.S. 460 at Rice, near trail milepost 142
River Road, three miles off N. Main St. in Farmville, near trail milepost 146
Osborne Road, 1/4-mile off N. Main St. in Farmville, near trail milepost 149
Municipal lots in Farmville where the trail intersects with Main St. near trail milepost 150
Tuggle Road, off U.S. 460 and near U.S. 15 North, near trail milepost 156
Prospect Road, off U.S. 460 at Prospect, near trail milepost 161
Elam, off U.S. 460 at Sulpher Spring Rd., near trail milepost 164
Heights School Rd., of U.S. Business 460 near Pamplin, near trail milepost 168



Admission Fee: Parking fee

Last Updated: 9/18/2012 1:28 PM
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