TRAVEL VIRGINIA: Germanna - 4 Trails, Garden & Salubria House

By Jenny Sites April 28, 2022

Germanna’s colonial and Civil War-era historic sites are open to the public during daylight hours, year-round.    This includes 4 Trails, Germanna Memorial Garden and Salubria.  You can also visit the Visitor Center, Museum & Library (Please call ahead as this building closed for COVID)


Blue Trail - a relatively flat trail overlooking the Rapidan River. About 0.7 miles one way.

Orange Trail - .58 mile looping trail that begins flat but has a sharp descent to the river. 

Red Trail - 3 mile long, one way, trail running along the Rapidan River and through the Siegen Forest. (no parking available at this trailhead)

Chimney & Witness Trail - A half-mile, almost flat, one-way trail.

Be sure to review the  Trail Rules and Safety Guidelines before heading out.

(Image credit: Germanna Foundation 2016)

Germanna Memorial Garden located behind the Visitor Center the Memorial Garden provides a quiet, shaded area.

Salubria - Home built in the 18th century.  Tours by appointment only.