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Loop de'ville Monthly Walks

Join us every month for a free guided walk along the Rivanna Trail. Each month we will walk a different section of the RT as we gear up for the annual Loop de’Ville Trail Fest on September 23 and 24. Mark your calendars and check back here for more information! Help us grow our community by inviting your neighbor and signing up as a member!


2023 Schedule

All walks are round trip, out-and-back.

Last Sunday of the month at 10 am:
January 29 - Wool Factory to River Road (5 miles)
February 26 - Megan Court to Greenbrier RR (5 miles)
March 26 - Greenbrier RR to Meadow Creek Gardens (4 miles) 
April 30 - Meadow Creek Gardens to Old Ivy (4.5 miles)

Last Wednesday of the month at 6 pm:
May 31 - Ivy Rd to Fontaine Research Park (4 miles) 
June 28 - Fontaine Research Park to Azalea Park (4.3 miles)
July 26 - Azalea Park to Jordan Park (5.5 miles) 
August 30 - Jordan Park to the Wool Factory (6 miles)

NEXT WALK:  January 29th - We will leave Selvedge Brewing at the Wool Factory at 10 am for a 2.4 mile (4.8 total) out-and-back walk along the Rivanna River to the VFW. Be sure to use the parking lot off Broadway Street (1837 Broadway St, Charlottesville, VA 22902) and dress appropriately.  

2023 Loop de'Ville Calendar of Events

Save the date: National Public Lands Day, Saturday, September 23, 2023

The agenda for Loop de'Ville 2023 won't be finalized until summer, but will include our annual hike of the entire 20-mile loop, as well as bike rides, runs, and family walks. 

Thirty Years on the Rivanna Trail


Loop de'Ville 2022

2022 is the Rivanna Trail's 30th Anniversary, and to celebrate this milestone - as well as National Public Lands day - we expanded our annual Loop de'Ville hike into a full weekend of special events.

We offered a series of hikes and bike rides on the trail, and events with live music, and local beer, wine, and food trucks offering their wares. Over 200 people registered for our guided events on the trail, and the closing party celebrated our birthday in style.

We're already planning for 2023 - look for details here next summer.

Rivanna Trail & Loop de'Ville Merch!

Rivanna Trail caps, wool beanies, and 2022 Loop de'Ville poster are available for purchase at High Tor Gear Exchange (1717 Allied Street, in McIntire Plaza behind Cville Coffee). Caps and beanies are $25 each, and our 2022 poster is $5. Contact us directly if you'd like to purchase a t-shirt.


Our 2022 Sponsors

     

CAMBC - Charlottesville Albemarle Mountain Bike Club - full loop ride on September 24; River North ride on September 25

CATs - Charlottesville Area Trail Runners - full loop run on September 24; 5-mile run on September 25

Blue Ridge Cyclery

Great Outdoor Provision Co.

High Tor Gear Exchange - Shirts, caps, beanies, and Loop de'Ville posters on sale now

Public Lands

Ragged Mountain Running & Walking Shop

Rivanna Greenbelt Marathon & Half Marathon - 10th Annual Marathon & Half Marathon on Sunday, December 4, supporting the Rivanna Trail and the Rivanna Conservation Alliance

Rivanna River Co. - Rivanna Roots festival on September 24

Selvedge Brewing - official brewer of the RTF Session IPA

Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital

The Wool Factory - Birthday party on September 25


2022 is the Rivanna Trail's 30th Anniversary!