Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Fall on the Dick and Willie Passage

The weather is turning cooler and it is the perfect time to get out on area trails !
 The newest offering in Henry County is the scenic Dick and Willie Passage.  Enjoy the beautiful fall foliage while walking or biking the 4.5 mile  paved trail along the historic Danville & Western Railroad. 

Mile 0 is the Virginia Avenue trailhead and the 4.5 mile mark is reached at the current end of the trails (for now) over Mulberry Creek. 
The trail is open from dawn to dusk and can be accessed from five different trailheads with parking and restroom facilities
  • 1094 Virginia Avenue
  • 699 Liberty Street
  • Depot Street
  • 220 Doyle Street
  • 815 Fisher Street 
 Visitors and residents may borrow a bicycle and helmet to use on the trail for free through the Bike MHC program. Bike MHC is held at the Doyle Street trailhead. Contact Activate MHC at 276-403-5086 for more information about this service.  
  • Tuesday 10 am to 2 pm
  • Thursday 3 pm to 6 pm
  • 1st, 4th and 5th Saturday 8 am to 12 noon
  • 2nd and 3rd Saturday 10:30 am to 1 noon

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