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Danville's Riverwalk Trail

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Address: River Park Drive, Danville, VA
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Walk and Discover

Walking along the River Dan is a unique experience. There is much to discover if you are patient and observant. If you are a nature photographer, you'll enjoy discovering all... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Danville, Virginia
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Danville, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking along the River Dan is a unique experience. There is much to discover if you are patient and observant. If you are a nature photographer, you'll enjoy discovering all types of wild life: geese, ducks, turtles, birds, cranes, dragon flies, etc. Great way to get family out for exercise. Walking not your thing? Then enjoy jogging along the river... More 

Thank DaddyV1950
Dover, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm really glad this option exists. It's nice to have such great atmosphere to run, walk or bike in.

Thank TNorla
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This trail is well lives and well utilized. A super nice walk, ball field, playground. Lots of walkers and bikers. Relaxing place to spend time.

Thank GWA83
Danville, Virginia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

My WW Group had a walk last year and maybe be planning another one within the next few months. This is a awesome place to walk and also enjoy seeing nature. Beautiful and safe place for walking.

Thank marionpurnell
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

we came here on a whim. we were certainly glad we did as we enjoyed a leisurely walk along the river which was peaceful and nobody bothered us. we were able to enjoy a little nature and also get a lite workout via walking. i'd recommend it for young and old alike!

Thank 24gregoryd
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

excellent trail, well paved good views. patrolled by police. very safe during day. parking is ok. wide variety of terrain.

Thank Ray P
Chesterfield, Virginia
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215 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

The City of Danville has created and maintained a marvelous attraction in the Danville Riverwalk Trail. My wife another couple, and I walked a portion of the trail on a Sunday morning during a recent visit to Danville. We parked at the Dan Daniels Park and walked the trail toward the Danville Science Museum. The flat, paved trail winds along... More 

2 Thank Robert P
Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

This is really quite a gem in the revitalization of the downtown Danville area. Your welcome to walk or ride a bicycle and enjoy the river, dam, bridges and scenery. There are a few picnic tables along the path for hanging out. The path is newly paved and perfect. We felt safe although there were a few homeless hanging about.

1 Thank KelliCompton
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

This is a beautiful trail along the Dan River passing by downtown, and several parks. Great for walking, biking, or picnics.

Thank Robert S
Apex, nc
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

I wish I had the words to describe just how lovely and serene this beautiful stretch of walkway offers. So much history, innovation, and natural splendor.

Thank travelfamily1421

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