Roanoke Canal Trail Tours

Hiking Times

 

Walkers can estimate about 30 minutes per mile with the idea of taking time to enjoy the sites along the trail. With this in mind, the following point to point time estimates are given. Each segment offers scenic opportunities for experiencing the history and natural beauty of the trail.

 

Suggested Walks

  • Roanoke Rapids Lake to Canal Museum: 45 minutes
  • Canal Museum to River Road: 45 minutes
  • River Road to the Aqueduct: 11/2 hours
  • The Aqueduct to River Falls Park: 45 minutes
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    Trail Note: The trail from Roanoke Rapids Lake to the Canal Museum is generally flat; from the Canal Museum to River Road there are a few rolling hills; and from River Road to Weldon’ River Falls Park is also generally flat. Trail users should be very cautious of rocks, exposed roots and loose materials on all trail sections.

     

    The Roanoke Canal Museum and Trail Sponsors

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