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RivannA Trails Foundation

The mission of the Rivanna Trails Foundation is to promote, create, and protect pathways, trails, and greenways in the Rivanna River Watershed that connect communities and people to one another and to nature.

We are a volunteer organization supported solely by tax-deductible contributions, and believe that community-wide trails serve as a resource for nature-related recreation, environmental education, and human-powered transportation.

Loop de'Ville Trailfest

Loop de'VilleWork is already underway for Loop de'Ville 2024, plus a monthly series of short walks covering the entire RT.

Click here for the walk schedule,
and Loop de'Ville details.

Trail Map & App

Trail Map and App

We invite you to explore the Rivanna Trail and its network of connecting trails.

>> View and Download the
Rivanna Trails map

The Rivanna Trails exist thanks to generous landowners and the work of many willing volunteers.
Never underestimate what a few volunteers can do.

Three Notched TrailSupport the Three Notched Trail
The Three Notched Trail is a 25-mile car-free trail proposed to run from Charlottesville to Afton Mountain -- and someday be a key link connecting the Capital Trail in Richmond to the Shenandoah Valley. Find more information at

Upcoming events

Recent blog posts

Trail Usage

In 2022, the RTF and CAMBC began a project to better quantify usage of the Rivanna Trail. We are using TRAFx infrared trail counters to track the volume of pedestrians and cyclists at various locations along the trail. Locations will rotate over time to help us better understand and manage our trail system.

We'll share some statistics and insights here here at a later date.

Trails Connecting the Community