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long distance multi-use non-motorized trails

Safety on the Trail

  • Travel with a companion
  • Wear appropriate clothing and footwear for the trail conditions and season.
  • Check your equipment
  • Be weather wise. Keep an eye on current and predicted weather conditions. (See weather for Brodnax, La Crosse, Lawrenceville, South Boston, South Hill and Victoria.)
  • Let the slowest person in your hiking, horseriding, or biking party set the pace. This is especially important when children are a part of your group.
  • Leave your itinerary with a friend or family member and check in with them upon your return. (you can also find sample itineraries on the town links above)
  • Wear sunglasses and a hat
  • Bring sunscreen no matter the season. You can get painful sunburns even in freezing temperatures.
  • Bring a customized first aid kit tailored to your outing.
  • Take frequent rests
  • Drink plenty of water
  • Be sure to keep pets on leash

EMERGENCY CONTACT INFORMATION

La Crosse—Brodnax—South Hill

Police Department
103 South Brunswick Avenue South Hill, VA 23970
(434) 447-3104

Community Memorial Hospital
125 Buena Vista Circle South Hill, VA 23970
Emergency Department (434) 774-2412

Lawrenceville

Police Department
400 North Main Street Lawrenceville, VA 23868
(434) 848-2141

South Boston

Police Department
640 Hamilton Blvd  South Boston, VA 24592
(434) 575-4270

Halifax Regional Hospital
2204 Wilborn Ave South Boston, VA 24592
Emergency Department (434) 517-3123

Victoria

Police Department
1802 Main St Victoria, VA 23974
(434) 696-2334

Trail Coordinator

*Contact Trail Coordinator M-F: (434) 447-7101