Boulevard of Brooks – Henrico County/ Richmond City

Boulevard of Brooks – Henrico County/ Richmond City


This section of trail runs parallel to, or directly along, Brook Road in Henrico County and provides direct access to numerous popular park and recreation facilities, including the much loved Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden and Belmont Park. This 4-mile stretch is also defined by Upham Brook which flows into Bryan Park in the City of Richmond.

Vision Elements

The Neighborhood Trail typology is most applicable for most portions of this area, however the trail also becomes a Scenic Route as it winds along Upham Brook. Key elements of these typologies in this area include:

  • Opportunities to catalyze economic development along Villa Park Drive
  • Neighborhood trail access throughout Lakeside
  • Signature trail entrance at Bryan Park
  • Solar light fixtures with automatic detection and adjustable timing