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Nelson County features plenty of scenic rides.

Nelson County offers miles and miles of tranquil country roads winding past meadows and streams. With gentle rolling hills near the James River and challenging terrain in the Blue Ridge Mountains, this rural region has something for all skill levels. For general information about cycling in Nelson County, call Martin Versluys at 434-361-9357.

To obtain a copy of the Bicycling in Virginia Map (VDOT), please visit or contact:

Nelson County Visitors Center
8519 Thomas Nelson Highway
Lovingston, VA 22949

Download the Bicycle Tour Guide

Virginia Biking Federation
A statewide organization working to promote cycling in Virginia and to improve conditions for cyclists through education, advocacy, and legislation.

Bike Virginia
Bike Virginia works to make Virginia great through cycling initiatives such as events, education, working with elected officials, advocacy programs, grants, and consulting. Bike Virginia hosts the annual Bike Virginia Tour, a 6 day cycling festival of 1,600 riders, an adventure that travels around the Commonwealth.

Trail Link
Find the top rated bike trails in Virginia, whether you’re looking for an easy short bike trail or a long bike trail, you’ll find what you’re looking for.

Virginia Cycling Association
The Virginia Cycling Association is a group of USCF recognized racing clubs in the state of Virginia. The Association promotes the Best All-Round Rider (BAR) competition and promotes the State Championships.