Danville Riverwalk Trail Keeps Growing

Many residents of the West Piedmont Planning District are familiar with the Danville Riverwalk Trail, located in the City of Danville.  In recent years, the approximately 12-mile long Danville Riverwalk Trail has been extended westward along the Dan River to about Advance Street, located approximately 0.4-mile east of the Robertson Bridge/Piedmont Drive.  Additionally, the trail is in the process of being extended via a series of phased activities, which include the following:

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Get to Know Danville

Danville is the largest city in the West Piedmont Planning District, with a population of 42,360, based on U.S. Census Bureau’s 2012 – 2016 American Community Survey.  Historically, Danville has played a large role in the tobacco and textile industries, and was once home to internationally-known Dan River Industries.

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