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History of the trail and the Virginia Blue Ridge Railway

Welcome to the Virginia Blue Ridge Railway Trail

In 1997, a small, enthusiastic group of citizens from Amherst and Nelson counties in Virginia formed a grass-roots organization for the sole purpose of converting an abandoned railway bed to a hiking trail. The Virginia Blue Ridge Railway Trail Foundation, Inc. was thus established taking its name from the railway upon which the trail would […]

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