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State of the Trails

State of the Trails

Trail Status

Table 2-2: Growth of the Greenway Network, Comparative Mileage
Built Miles Included in Greenway Plans
Off-road Routes1995 Plan2007 Plan2018 Plan
Appalachian Trail++37.237.279
Back Creek Greenway000.4
Barnhardt Creek Greenway000
BioMed Loop (included in other routes in 2018)Not included1.5Removed
Birding and Wildlife Trail Sites (miles not included elsewhere)Not included7.518.75
Blue Ridge Parkway Trails++19.51630.5
Carvin Creek Greenway000
Carvins Cove Trail NetworkNot included38.656
Catawba GreenwayNot included00.7
Dry Creek Greenway00Removed
Dry Hollow Greenway0RemovedNot included
Explore Park Trails0714
Garden City Greenway (formerly Garnand Branch)000.7
Gish Branch Greenway000
Glade Creek Greenway000.3
Gladetown Trail00.60.7
Glenwood Horse TrailWith National Forest Trails
Green Hill Park TrailsNot included0.92.8
Hanging Rock Battlefield Trail01.71.8
Havens Wildlife Management Area Trails+Not included20.320.3
Horners Branch0RemovedNot included
Horse Pen Branch1Moved to Carvins Cove Trails
Jefferson National Forest Trail++Not included8.2139.8
Lick Run Greenway034.6
Long Ridge TrailNot included00
Masons Cove GreenwayNot included00
Mason Creek Greenway001
Mill Mountain Greenway1.93.53.3
Mill Mountain Park Trails2.88.29.9
Mudlick Creek Greenway (& Garst Mill)00.50.5
Murray Run Greenway & Fishburn Park Trails02.82.8
Paint Bank Branch0RemovedNot included
Perimeter TrailNot includedMileage in other routes
Poor Mountain Preserve Trails +003.4
Read Mountain Trails004.5
Roanoke River Greenway0313.7
Roanoke River Greenway Extensions000
Roanoke River Tributary (Franklin St.)0RemovedNot included
Spring Hollow TrailsNot included00
Tinker Creek Greenway01.23.3
Wolf Creek Greenway02.22.2
Subtotal62.4163.9414.9
On-road Bicycle Connections1995 Plan2007 Plan2018 Plan
Bike Lanes01.147.9
U.S. Bicycle Route 769.613.755.5
Signed Bike Routes09.931.9
Subtotal9.624.7135.3
Total72188.6550.2
+ State Jurisdiction; ++ Federal Jurisdiction

Future Trails

Please refer to the 2018 Greenway Plan Map for information about future routes or read more about how the Plan was developed.