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Tobacco Heritage Trail Gets a Makeover

The paving of a four mile section of Tobacco Heritage Trail has been a hot topic for trail users. On one hand paving introduces a manmade structure into the natural landscape, but on the other hand paving has many advantages that make this trail user a happy camper. With the new paving, a family using read more…

South Boston Celebrates One Year and National Recognition

Only a year after opening, the South Boston section of the Tobacco Heritage Trail is booming with walkers, cyclists and the occasional horseback rider. The community has embraced the trail and made it a part of their daily lives, but that’s not all! The Tobacco Heritage Trail – South Boston, has been recognized with the read more…

Tobacco Heritage Trail’s Equestrian Campgrounds

Attention Equestrians! The Town of Victoria is hosting the National Day of the Cowboy on July 27th which will promote their future equestrian campgrounds. The town goal is to construct at least 10 miles of Tobacco Heritage Trail, develop the horse camping and open a tack shop! You can support this by bringing your horse read more…

Outdoor Education

Education took a promenade on the Tobacco Heritage Trail this past school year. In April, Brunswick High School art students took a field trip to the trail in Lawrenceville to use the Tobacco Heritage Trail as their muse.  Teacher, Shari Mason, prepared them by conducting art classes on school grounds weeks before the students hit read more…

National Recognition for South Boston Trail

It’s time to celebrate! On May 31, 2013 Secretary of the Interior, Sally Jewell, announced the designation of 28 new National Recreation Trails, one of which is the South Boston section of the Tobacco Heritage Trail. This distinction comes with several benefits for the THT which include promotion, technical assistance, networking and access to funding. read more…

Earth Day Clean Up in Lawrenceville

April 21st , 2-4p.m.  409 W. Fifth Street, Lawrenceville, VA 23868 @ the Caboose Make this EARTH DAY count by cleaning the Tobacco Heritage Trail and making it a beautiful place for walkers, bikers and horse riders! We will pick up trash and weed eat from the Caboose in Lawrenceville and continue west along the read more…