South River Greenway

The greenway remains open to the public.


Information on Extension can be found HERE

Located along the South River in downtown Waynesboro

Open sunrise to sunset

The South River Greenway runs for 1.2 miles along the South River from the Loth Springs Parking area on Arch Avenue, behind the YMCA, to the Port Republic neighborhood. Parking at this end is available at the Shiloh Baptist Church auxiliary parking lot right at the trail head.  There is also parking available downtown at the Arch Avenue Parking Lot and the Invista lot. 

Trail Etiquette

  • Obey trail signs.
  • Always show courtesy to all other trail users. 
  • Stay to the far right of the trail; pass on the left and provide an audible warning before passing. 
  • Keep pets on a leash and pick up after them immediately; dispose of waste in a trash recepticle.
  • Slow down- excessive speeds are dangerous for everyone. 
  • Motorized vehicles are not permitted on the greenway; Electric assist bicycles (E-bikes) are permitted when the motor is 950w or less, has a maximum speed of 20mph or less, and has functioning pedals for manual use.
  • The greenway is used by a variety of people with a variety of skill levels; listen and watch out for other users. 
  • Don't congregate on the trail; step off trail to have conversations or perform equipment maintenance. 
Reservable Facilities

Dominion Shelter
The 24-by-36 foot shelter is located along the South River, across the street from Constitution Park Pavilion and typically houses 4 picnic tables (exact number is not guaranteed). This shelter currently has electricity, but no grill no water and no restrooms.

General Information:
Facility reservations for family reunions or events are highly recommended. Reservations may be made after January 1 for the current year. Facilities are reserved using block scheduling. The reservation fee is $40.00 before 2 p.m., $40.00 after 2 p.m. or $75.00 for the day. Payment is required for reservation confirmation. 
Rules and Regulations
Reservations must be made by calling 540-942-6735.