The Best Hiking in Richmond

Looking for the best hiking in Richmond? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Richmond. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top hiking spots in and near Richmond

  • Richmond, Virginia

    Richmond Riverfront Phase Trail

    3.07 mi / 148 ft gain
    Richmond Riverfront Phase Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Richmond, Virginia.
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  • Richmond, Virginia

    James River Canal Walk

    2.48 mi / 75 ft gain
    James River Canal Walk is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Richmond, Virginia.
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  • Richmond, Virginia

    Belle Isle Trail

    1.65 mi / 115 ft gain
    Belle Isle Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Richmond, Virginia.
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  • Richmond, Virginia

    Floodwall and Slave Trail

    4.42 mi / 125 ft gain
    Floodwall and Slave Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Richmond, Virginia.
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  • Richmond, Virginia

    North Bank Trail

    4.0
    2.84 mi / 108 ft gain
    North Bank Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Richmond, Virginia.
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  • Richmond, Virginia

    Texas Beach Trail

    4.83 mi / 187 ft gain
    Texas Beach Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Richmond, Virginia.
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  • Richmond, Virginia

    Forest Hill Park Trail

    2.99 mi / 308 ft gain
    Forest Hill Park Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Richmond, Virginia.
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  • Richmond, Virginia

    Walk the Bryan Park Azalea Gardens

    3.0
    1 mi / 0 ft gain
    A short distance from downtown Richmond, this park contains over 450,000 azalea plants in 76 different beds that are usually in peak bloom around mid-April every year. When the plants are in full bloom, you can drive (or walk) the 1 mile loop and there are various places to park and get out and w...
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  • Richmond, Virginia

    Three Lakes Park Trails

    1.44 mi / 135 ft gain
    Three Lakes Park Trails is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Richmond, Virginia.
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  • Henrico, Virginia

    Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

    1.95 mi / 118 ft gain
    Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Henrico, Virginia.
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  • Mechanicsville, Virginia

    Cold Harbor Battlefield Gold Trail

    2.92 mi / 213 ft gain
    Cold Harbor Battlefield Gold Trail is a loop trail that is good for all skill levels located near Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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  • Mechanicsville, Virginia

    Cold Harbor Battlefield White Trail

    2.11 mi / 164 ft gain
    Cold Harbor Battlefield White Trail is a loop trail that is good for all skill levels located near Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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  • Chesterfield County, Virginia

    Rockwood Park Trails

    1.73 mi / 141 ft gain
    Rockwood Park Trails is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Richmond, Virginia.
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  • Glen Allen, Virginia

    Echo Lake Park Trail

    0.67 mi / 82 ft gain
    Echo Lake Park Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Glen Allen, Virginia.
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  • Richmond, Virginia

    Ironbridge Park Loop

    2 mi / 105 ft gain
    Ironbridge Park Loop is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Chesterfield County, Virginia.
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  • Midlothian, Virginia

    Robious Landing Short Loop

    0.93 mi / 30 ft gain
    Robious Landing Short Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Richmond, Virginia.
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