Between February and April 2023, the Shenandoah Rail Trail Exploratory Partnership held a series of ten community meetings to inform...
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It’s time to talk about how we build the best Shenandoah Rail Trail for our region—attend a community meeting near you!
After the long-awaited approval of the state budget, we are excited to announce there is over $90 million set aside for trails.
A study conducted by state agencies found that a Shenandoah Rail Trail IS feasible and also that there is overwhelming support for the concept.
In addition to all the expected community benefits the trail will offer, Shenandoah Valley communities also stand to benefit economically.
It was exciting to hear that most of the feedback from the stakeholder meetings and the online survey was very supportive of the project.
Localities, businesses and community groups are confirming their interest in a Shenandoah Valley Rail Trail by passing formal resolutions of support.
Communities along the proposed route have already begun to envision their towns with a Shenandoah Valley Rail Trail.
The idea of converting the unused north-south rail corridor in Shenandoah and Rockingham counties to a multi-use trail was sparked back in 2016 when the town of Woodstock formed the Woodstock Exploratory Rails to Trails Committee.
The General Assembly passed a budget amendment authorizing the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation to study the feasibility of...
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