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Blackwater Creek Natural Area

Eight miles of hiking and biking trails following the creek through the city. Within the 300 acre natural area is the 155-acre Ruskin Freer Nature Preserve, a plant and animal sanctuary. Maps and additional information available at the Visitor Information Center. For guided tours, special hikes and detailed information, call the Parks and Recreation Department at (434) 455-5858.


515 Monticello Avenue
Lynchburg, VA 24501

Local: 434-455-5858

Additional Information

Hours: Dawn to Dusk

Website: http://www.lynchburgva.gov/parksandrec
Children Welcome!

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