long distance multi-use non-motorized trails
October 14, 2014 – 3:21 pm

At this time, all portions of the Tobacco Heritage Trail are open, including the section between Evans Creek Road Trailhead and the Meherrin River that is closed annually for deer hunting season, as it is privately owned.


Plan Your Trip

Whether you’re planning a day trip, overnight, or weekend stay, let us lend a hand by showing you the best places to stay, where to get a bite to eat, and what’s happening in the community.

Trail Coordinator – Job Opening (Part-Time)

Southside Planning District Commission is looking for a new Trail Coordinator. If you are a trail/outdoors enthusiast and would like to devote some time to the success of the Tobacco Heritage Trail, please consider applying for this part-time position:



We’ve captured some of our favorite scenes and preserved them in our Scrapbook for you, so take a look!

Tawny Butterfly Tobacco Trail

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