Trail Run Project Logo

greenBlue Long Creek Trail

Navigate on-trail with our free app

iOS App Store Android App Store

Trail

4.1 mile 6.5 kilometer point to point
99% Runnable
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 153' 47 m
Descent: -202' -62 m
High: 77' 23 m
Low: 7' 2 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 2% (1°)
Max Grade: 7% (4°)

Dogs

Leashed
Driving directions Take a virtual tour
Zoom in to see details
Map Key

Trail shared by Chris Lynch

Navigate on-trail with our free app

iOS App Store Android App Store

Weather

Getting forecast...

Current trail conditions

Unknown See History

Popular runs nearby

Run this trail?

Add details to help others plan their adventure.

A rolling sandy trail that heads along Broad Bay and Long Creek in First Landing State Park.

Chris Lynch

Features Birding · Lake · River/Creek · Swimming · Views · Wildlife

Runner Notes

Rolling hills on single-track, sandy surface along scenic waterway.

Description

This trail starts at the southern entrance to First Landing State Park at 64th Street and travels north along Broad Bay to the west. Runners will pass White Hill Lake to the East, then continue north from the mouth of Long Creek until the trail ends.

To finish up the trail, runners will turn to the west for the last approx. 1/2 mile and end at the park road near the north entrance to First Landing State Park.

The trail is very scenic, with occasional benches, wooden bridges and an elevated viewing platform where the White Hill Lake Trail joins the Long Creek Trail around its midpoint.

Flora & Fauna

This is the best trail in First Landing State Park for viewing birds. Snowy Egrets and Herons are common.

Contacts

Land Manager: Virginia State Parks

Rate This Trail

Rate Quality


   Clear Rating

Rate Difficulty

Share This Trail

Check In

Check-Ins

none

Trail Ratings

  3.8 from 4 votes

#14511

Overall
  3.8 from 4 votes
5 Star
0%
4 Star
75%
3 Star
25%
2 Star
0%
1 Star
0%
Rankings

#372

in Virginia

#14,511

Overall
39 Views Last Month
577 Since Oct 10, 2015
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate

0%
75%
25%
0%
0%
0%

0 Comments

Trail Run Project is part of the REI Co-op family,
where a life outdoors is a life well lived.

Shop REI Running