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The main greenway throughout the Town of Blacksburg is the Huckleberry Trail, (six miles of paved trail). There are also additional paved trails that connect the town population to areas of interest.

Map Huckleberry Trail (4.36mb pdf) 
Map Bike Trail (783kb pdf)

Greenway Rules and Guidelines

All trails are open from sunrise to sunset. Trail users should be respectful of other users regardless of their mode of travel or recreation, speed, or skill. The following rules and guidelines should enable everyone to use Blacksburg’s trails in a safe and enjoyable manner: 

Pedestrians: Have the right of way. 

Be Safe: Please walk with a friend and obey all appropriate rules for bicycles, rollerblades and skateboards. 

Control Your Bicycle: All bicyclists must yield to pedestrians. Bicyclist should always alert pedestrians, (bells are recommended). When approaching a pedestrian, pass on the left, and maintain safe speeds. 

Wear Protective Helmets: Everyone should wear the recommended safety gear for their chosen activity especially bicyclist, rollerblades, and skateboarders. This may include wrist, knee and elbow pads. 

Be Aware: Travel in a consistent and predictable manner. Look behind you before changing position along the trail. Be vigilant of the people around you and your surroundings. 

Prevent Litter: Help keep the trails clean and neat for others to enjoy. Adopt-A-Park programs are available through the town. For more information, contact the Waste Reduction & Recycling at 540-961-1806.

Trespassing after hours, motorized vehicles, weapons, fireworks, or alcohol are prohibited.

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  • Nellies Cave

    Nellies Cave Playground 09
    1. Address:1900 Grissom Ln
      Blacksburg, VA 24060
    2. Phone:(540) 443-1100
    3. Capacity:100 +
    Amenities:
    1. Available for parties
    2. Baseball/Softball fields
    3. Basketball courts
    4. Benches
    5. Bike racks
    6. Parking
    7. Picnic Tables
    8. Playground
    9. Restrooms
    10. Shelters
    11. Walking and biking trails
    12. Wheelchair accessible
    Categories:
    1. Town of Blacksburg Property

From South Main Street, turn east up Marlington and right on Grissom Lane.

Soccer field, basketball court, T-ball field, playground, horseshoe pits, picnic tables/shelters, barbecue grills, bleachers, benches, walking trails and restrooms.
Located on ten acres

Eight horseshoe pits Nellies Cave Horse Shoes 09
12 tables, seats approximately 100.
Shelter has water, electricity, restrooms,
playground, grill, eight horseshoe pits, 
basketball court, athletic field.
Handicapped accessible. 
Nellies Cave Shelter
Playground Nellies Cave Playground 09
Basketball Courts Nellies Cave Basketball 09
Arboretum Walking Trail Arboretum
Arboretum bench Bench
Arboretum Arboretum 2

Arboretum - Great place for weddings and
many types of ceremonies

Arboretum 3

 

 
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