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Trail Petition

If you haven't already, please add your name to our rail-trail petition. The People's Trail can't exist without you! Thanks!
1 - download & print
2 - sign (and get signatures!)
3 - send to Friends of the DRHT



Journal Articles about the 1993 attempt to sell the railroad back to the original landowners.

Article on Land sale Part 1

Article on land Sale Part 2

KG Journal Article on Trail from 1993

Calendar of Events

  • Seventh Annual DRHT 50K Saturday, August 6 Register!
  • Friends Meeting: Friday, August 19 at 7 PM at The Caboose
  • Second Annual Big WOW Saturday, October 1, Walk for Wilson's Disease
    Why do we support the Big WOW?

Contact the King George Board of Supervisors

Here is the suggested text for your message to them:

The Friends of the DRHT are trying to build a free, public, outdoor recreational interconnected infrastructure in KG that does not revolve around cars. The Friends of the DRHT have worked and waited and served the community for over 10 years to move the trail to be a Part of Caledon state park. Thanks for unanimously approving a resolution to support the sale of the DRHT to the U. S. Navy and the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation!

Next DRHT Board Meetings

Friday, August 19 at 7 PM at The Caboose


Request More Info via Email


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Stratford Hall

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