The 2.7 mile trail for pedestrians, bicyclists and runners Virginia Central Railway (VCR) Trail. This ten foot wide asphalt trail extends from the eastern end of the Cobblestone development off Lafayette Boulevard out Lafayette Boulevard and across the Blue and Gray Parkway, then through Alum Spring Park and across Emancipation Highway (Route 1) to a point near the Idlewild neighborhood, just east of I-95. Scenic views of Hazel Run and the historic Virginia Central Railway trail bed are visible throughout the trail. Open all day, year round.
Trail Entry Points: Essex St. and Lafayette Blvd. (Fredericksburg) and Gordon Rd. (Chancellor). Trailheads located throughout the city.