Connecting the past

with the present

The Virginia Capital Trail

Starting point: Richmond, Virginia

Whether you’re a serious cyclist or a casual pedaler, you’ll want to spend some time on the Capital Trail. This dedicated, paved pedestrian and bicycle trail connects Virginia’s past and present capitals of Jamestown and Richmond along the scenic Route 5 corridor. The Trail traverses approximately 52 miles alongside some of Virginia's most beautiful land. Along the way, you’ll find historic sites, places to eat, picnic spots and lodging options. Don’t have a bike with you? You can rent one at any of the many spots in Richmond. Find out more here.