Martinsville, Virginia



Smith River Trail System

It's Easy To "Take A Hike" in Martinsville - Henry County, Virginia! The Smith River Trail System is a local network of trails that is part of the larger Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation's Beaches to Bluegrass Trail spanning from the Eastern shore of Virginia to Kentucky. It offers opportunities for hiking, bicycling and geocaching.


Our longest public trail, to date, is the Dick & Willie Passage Rail Trail which connects neighborhoods to opportunities for shopping, dining and entertainment along a 6.5-mile-long paved path. 


Several of the trails also provide educational opportunities for hikers to learn about the history of the railroadtextiles heritage and our rich history of tobacco farming


1. Jamison Mills Trails (6 miles)

2. Philpott Lake Fitness Interpretive Trail (1.5 miles)

3. Lauren Mountain Preserve (1.5 miles)

4. Collinsville Jaycee Park (1.25 mile)

5. Jack Dalton Park (0.6 mile)

6. Rock Ridge Trails (1.2 miles)

7. Patrick Henry Community College (PHCC) Trail Loop (0.75 mile)

8. Fieldale Trail and Textile Heritage Trail (2.7 miles) 

9. 10. 12. 14. Dick & Willie Passage Rail Trail  (6.5 miles - four access points)

11. Uptown Connection Trail (0.8 mile) & The Silverbell Trail (0.26 mile) 

13. J. Frank Wilson Park Trails (1 mile)

15. 16. Dick & Willie Passage Rail Trail (2.4 miles)

17. Doe Run Park (1.5 miles)

18. Spencer-Penn Centre Trail (0.5 mile)

19. Monogram Foods Smith River Sports Complex Trail (1.3 miles)

20. Paw Path at Monogram Foods Smith River Sports Complex (0.5 mile)

21. Richard P. Gravely Jr. Nature Preserve Trail (2.5 miles)

22. Mountain Laurel Trails (12 miles)

Additional Hiking & Biking Option

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