Is there a trail shuttle?
Yes. Please visit the Capital Trail Bike Shuttle website for more information.
Are there public restrooms along the trail?
Yes. There are restroom locations marked on our trail map as well as porta potties in some locations.
Are there picnic areas along the trail?
Picnic areas along the trail include: Dorey Park, Chickahominy Riverfront Park, Herring Creek, Harrison Park, Lawrence Lewis Jr. Park, and Jamestown Settlement. Check out the trail map for their locations!
Are there hotels/motels near the trail?
Yes. There are many areas to stay along the trail, especially near the Richmond and Williamsburg trailheads. They are noted on our trail map, and a link to our full listing can be found below.
Are there camping areas near the trail?
Currently, the only place to camp along the Virginia Capital Trail is the Chickahominy Riverfront Park. Located slightly west of mile marker 6.5, Chickahominy Riverfront Park features 120 campsites for groups of various sizes. There are bathhouses, a fishing pier, swimming pool, concessions store, driving range, bike repair station, and more!
Are there bike racks along the trail?
Yes. In most cases, there are bike racks near trailside stores and attractions.
Where can I get my bicycle repaired?
We have bike repair stations (for self-repairs) at most access points. See our map for exact locations. There are also bike shops with service available. For a full listing, please see below.
Who do I contact in the case of a maintenance issue?
Submit an issue online at my.vdot.virginia.com. You can also call 1-800-367-7623, but online submission is preferred.
Who do I contact in the case of an emergency?