Welcome to the website of the
Friends of
High Bridge Trail State Park
The Friends of High Bridge Trail State Park is a group of hands-on volunteers dedicated to preserving the park and supporting its mission to conserve the natural, cultural, scenic, and recreational resources of the park as well as to provide a variety of recreational and educational opportunities and to promote environmental stewardship.  
This website provides information for and about the Friends group, and the many projects that we support to benefit the park.

2016 High Bridge Calendar!
The Friends group is publishing a 2016 Calendar featuring all new pictures of High Bridge.  
The calendar will be available in mid-September.  

Watch this space for more information ... coming soon!

Do you enjoy High Bridge Trail State Park?  
Consider becoming a member of the Friends group!  
Check out our About Us web page for more information.  
Join us at one of our Meetings ... we're lots of fun ... and we're Friendly!

Still Available in Limited Supply!  The Perfect Gift from and about Virginia!
High Bridge: "The End of our Fifteen Months' Labor"
New Book from the Friends of High Bridge Trail State Park
  • The story of building the Norfolk & Western steel viaduct near Farmvil
    le, Virginia
  • Featuring historical images created by Willis Vail, Resident Engineer, 1913-1914
  • Edited and annotated by Bob Flippen and Dr. Richard McClintock
Check out our High Bridge Book web page for additional information about this exciting new book!

New on our website . . .

  • Check out our Lynchburg Rail Day and upcoming Astronomy Night events, and lots of other Summer/Fall activities on our Calendar of Events page.
  • The next meeting of the Friends group is October 22, 2015.   For more information see our Meetings page.  This will be our final business meeting of the year.
  • The Friends group is now on Facebook!  Check us out!
(Website updated: 7/27/15)