long distance multi-use non-motorized trails

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…

Tobacco Heritage Trail Master Plan

Questions about design guidelines? phasing implementation? funding? Take a look in the Master Plan below. If you still can’t find your answer, contact the Overall Project Coordinator, Robyn Fowler. (434) 447-7101 or rfowler@nullsouthsidepdc.org. THT Overall Master Plan

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…

S.O.S. Trail Maintenance

Wont you help a poor orphaned trail? Here is a map of the new section of Tobacco Heritage Trail that needs individuals or groups to commit to maintain a mile or more! Sections 6,7,and 8 are unadopted at this time. Please contact the trail volunteer coordinator at (434) 447-7101 or hsusee@nullsouthsidepdc.org if you are interested read more…

Brunswick County Gets First Friends Group!

The first official Friends of the Tobacco Heritage Trail was recently formed in Brunswick County, VA. Come join this group July 30th 7:00pm at the Lawrenceville Library to find out how you can shape the future of the Tobacco Heritage Trail!

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…

Volunteers Answer the Call for Maintenance

By November of this year eleven new THT miles will be finished! This beautiful section connecting Mecklenburg and Brunswick Counties is already attracting the attention of out of town bicyclists and equestrians alike! All trail users will enjoy the scenery and amenities along the trail. Thanks to additional grant money this unique section is privileged 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…

Art on the Trail in Brunswick County

Brunswick High School Art Students On April 19th, just days before Earth Day, eighteen Brunswick High School art students took to the outdoors on a field trip to the Tobacco Heritage Trail in Lawrenceville, VA. Their art teacher, Shari Mason, prepared them in the weeks before by having the students sit outside at school and read more…