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*Green Springs National Historic Landmark District
4.31 has not been amended here, so hitchhiking is prohibited.
 
*Prince William Forest Park
4.31 has not been amended here, so hitchhiking is prohibited.
 
=== Local Laws ===
Anecdotal report(s) indicate that police may fine people for hitchhiking in [[Norfolk]]. Despite this, Norfolk city ordinance does allow hitchhiking while off the roadway. Sec. 25-631. Hitchhiking.
 
No pedestrian shall stand or stop in any roadway for the purpose of soliciting rides.
 
(Code 1958, § 29-591.1)
 
== Experiences ==
''I am hitching through Virginia as I write this from Lynchburg and have had a decent experience so far. My rate of catching rides has been about equal to the national average, maybe a little better, and so far I have yet to have a police encounter.'' [[User:Thewindandrain|Thewindandrain]] 00:24, 28 August 2012 (CEST)
 {{stub}}''In November 2014 I was on my way from Roanoke to D.C. It was very easy to get to Roanoke. But to D.C. was horrible. First a law enforcement officer gave me a ride (it rained and he felt sorry) to Harrisonburg. There I was chased away from the shoulder of an Interstate entry two times. I was on a tight schedule so I didn't want to argue (I stood on the shoulder before the famous signs saying <No pedestrians .... shall be on the highway behind this sign>. There was a truck stop, but everyone seemed going south. Finally when it got dark someone took me to another truck stop. But same there. Noone was going to D.C. (I-66). A truck driver took me to Strasburg, where I slept in the woods at -5°C/20°F next to a truck stop surrounded by fences. Next day was ok though. I was even driven right next to Lincoln memorial.'' [[User:Redjo27|Redjo27]] 20:13, 20 December 2014 (CEST)
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