Tobacco Heritage Trail: La Crosse to Lawrenceville

MODERATE 7 reviews

Tobacco Heritage Trail: La Crosse to Lawrenceville is a 16.9 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near La Crosse, Virginia that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from April until September. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 16.9 miles Elevation Gain: 442 feet Route Type: Point to Point

dogs on leash

kid friendly


horseback riding

mountain biking

nature trips




partially paved

rails trails



wild flowers


historic site

Surrounded by unspoiled woods, tobacco farms that have been passed from one generation to the next and homey little towns, the Tobacco Heritage Trail is a path to your outdoor recreation and relaxation. Explore the natural resources of this Southern Virginia rail-trail on horse, bicycle, or foot and journey back to the history and culture of a simpler time.

mountain biking
2 months ago

This trail was fun to ride because it was empty. Started in La Crosse and cycled to Lawrenceville in 90 minutes or so. There's a gas station there if you need some food. Lawrenceville part of trail (last mile or two) is a bit run down and not much to see. Cycled back to La Crosse the way I came. Didn't see anyone on the trail in over 3 hours which is a welcome change from the busy trails near Raleigh. Several rest rooms along the way - very well kept for such a quiet trail. Was riding 2 inch tires which had no problems with some of the softer conditions (of which there were only a few).

Monday, August 27, 2018

This is a great trail for running and biking! The trail is long and flat. When you come to the trailhead make a right that the longer portion of the trail the left side only 2 Miles.

Friday, August 03, 2018

Beautiful running path. Several outhouse bathrooms, picnic tables, and strong sturdy bridges. My dogs loved it! Nice wide gravel path with beautiful forest all around. A good way to get lots of miles without having to run in the city.

mountain biking
Monday, October 03, 2016

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