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Virginia Capital Trail || How to use Amtrak to Ride the Trail

Like most ideas, it's not important where they came from but more importantly that you follow through with them. I might have been influenced by explorer Alastair Humphrey or Laura and Russ over at The Path Less Pedaled but who knows.
Sometimes the logistics of doing your outdoor pursuits can be downright hard. Sometimes you need two cars, shuttle service or sometimes you can't get there from here. Logistics can be even harder if you are solo. But what if you could get to the trailhead or your starting point by train?



That's right by train! While Amtrak offered a box service which was limited to certain routes and stations. A  new trainside service is offered by Amtrak on some of their routes gives the cyclist a different option to explore.


The Virginia Capital Trail is a 51.2-mile trail that links Jamestown which was the first capital of the Colony of Virginia and was founded in 1607 and Richmond which is the modern capital of Virginia. The trail is also part of the Tran…

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