If you are looking for a walk on a quiet, peaceful trail this is the place. It is two miles from the bottom up to Monticello where you can partake in the cafe and rest up, before the walk down to the bottom. Trees are labeled and there are some off shoots that are interesting as well. Beautiful views in... 更多
My husband and I did overall enjoy this hike and appreciated the care that has gone into maintaining the trail. It does get a bit crowded with both walkers and bicyclists. It is well enough maintained to bring a stroller on wheelchair. Through no fault of the trail itself, the nearby highway does take away from the chance to just... 更多
Well taken care of trail for exercise, strolling, easy grade, beautiful trees and scenery. About 2.5 miles one way if you go all the way to Monticello. The way back down is easy. Many beautiful walks included the secluded farm trails but they are rustic and not maintained like the main trail. Come early. Parking fills up fast on nice... 更多
Charlottesville is nestled in one of the most beautiful spots on the planet with loads of excellent hiking,biking and horse back riding trails in short driving distance but the "go-to" trail for regular exercise for many C-ville natives is the Saunders-Monticello Trail. The main trail is as wide as a single lane road and covered with a very thin layer... 更多
This is a fairly easy hike, about 2 miles each way. It takes you to Monticello . NO dogs are allowed on parts of the trail, so leave Fido at home. One of our favorite things to do while we are in C-ville
Suited me and my friend as a nice way to approach Monticello for a tour. We hiked on a chilly morning in December, and only saw about ten other people on the trail. I would classify it as easy to moderate. Just take your time, and stop and enjoy the viewpoints.