Roanoke River Rails to Trails, Inc.,

Roanoke River Rails-to-Trails, Inc., a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt Virginia corporation, was formed for the purpose of acquiring abandoned railroad rights-of-way for the development of the Trail system. As a nonprofit, Roanoke River Rails-to-Trails is able to accept donations and apply for funding. The corporate bylaws call for representation from each county and each town desiring to join. Currently fifteen localities have joined the Rails-to-Trails Board. The corporation is coordinating the development of the Tobacco Heritage Trail project.

Roanoke River Rails-to-Trails' Mission:
To enrich Southside Virginia's communities and countryside by creating a regional network of public trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. To develop plans for the establishment and development of recreation, transportation, historic preservation, economic revitalization, open-space conservation, and wildlife preservation trails for the enjoyment and use of the general public.

Contact Roanoke River Rails to Trails, Inc.,

Contact Roanoke River Rails to Trails, Inc.,

200 S. Mecklenburg Ave.
P.O. Box 150
South Hill, Virginia  23970
Phone: 434-447-7101


Service Area

Services provided in:
  • Brunswick County, Virginia
  • Charlotte County, Virginia
  • Halifax County, Virginia
  • Mecklenburg County, Virginia