Chessie Nature Trail
6.2 miles, easy terrain
47 miles from Roanoke + 6-mile shuttle, $5.00 carpool fee
Following a former towpath and railroad bed, the Chessie
Nature trail parallels the Maury River between Lexington and Buena Vista.
It has river views, high cliffs and
well-preserved locks of 19th-centry canal system.
Flat walking with plenty of geological, natural, pastoral and
historical features to observe.
Chessia Nature Trail