Route vetted by members of the Blue Ridge Bicycle Club
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Bonsack to Downtown Roanoke via Vinton
Start at: Bonsack United Methodist Church.
0.2 mi – Turn left onto Bonsack Rd. 0.1 mi – Turn left onto Challenger Ave./Route 460. Walk your bicycle along the left-hand side of the road in this high-traffic area. 1.0 mi – Turn left onto Carson Rd.
0.5 mi – Follow Carson Rd. as it becomes Belle Ave.
0.5 mi – Bear left onto King St. This can be a high-traffic corridor; consider walking your bike.
0.7 mi – Turn left onto Berkley Rd. There is a steep hill; consider walking your bike.
0.3 mi – Bear right onto N. Blair St.
0.1 mi – Cross Washington Ave. onto S. Blair St.
0.2 mi – Turn right onto East Jackson Dr.
0.0 mi – Cross South Pollard St.
0.0 mi – First Destination: Vinton Administration Building
0.6 mi – Turn left onto Walnut Ave.
0.2 mi – Bear left on Walnut Ave.
0.8 mi – Follow Walnut Ave. as it becomes Wise Ave.
0.2 mi – Turn left onto Norfolk/Campbell Ave.
0.6 mi – Follow Campbell Ave. past Norfolk Southern shops
0.0 mi – Cross Williamson Rd. into Downtown
0.0 mi – Turn right onto Market St.
0.1 mi – Cross Salem Ave. and continue on Market St.
0.4 mi – Turn left onto Nofolk Ave./Rail Walk
End at: Virginia Museum of Transportation.