Support The Trail

Become a Monticello Trailblazer!

Let’s keep this community treasure enjoyable, safe, and accessible for everyone! Donate today and help maintain The Trail at Monticello’s 230-acre park and trail network. With a gift of $25 or more, you can become a Monticello Trailblazer and join the many others - runners, walkers, bikers, and trail users of every kind - who are investing and caring for the Saunders-Monticello Trail.  Let's blaze the trail together! 

Share your appreciation for The Trail at Monticello today and support the Thomas Jefferson Foundation’s stewardship of The Trail. Act now with a gift of $25 or more and become a Monticello Trailblazer!

For more information about how you can become involved, please contact trailblazers@monticello.org.

What is the Monticello Trail?

It is more than you might think

  • 2.2 miles of Saunders-Monticello Trail
  • 12,000 boards on the surface of the boardwalk
  • 32,000 square feet of native stone on the face of Saunders' Bridge
  • 62 species of native trees and 44 species of native shrubs planted in the arboretum
  • 97 species of birds at Secluded Farm
  • 85,000 walkers annually
  • 2 full-time employees & 850 hours of yearly Ranger monitoring
  • 2,100 hours of yearly mowing and bush-hogging

Runners enjoying the Monticello Trail

 

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