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3.6 mile 5.8 kilometer loop
90% Runnable
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 487' 148 m
Descent: -483' -147 m
High: 160' 49 m
Low: 18' 6 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 20% (11°)

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A combination run of all 9 loops throughout the New Quarter Park.

Donovan Fitzgerald

Features Birding · Fall Colors · River/Creek · Views · Wildlife

Overview

This is a combination run of all (9) loops throughout the New Quarter Park. It provides excellent views for the Queens Creek along the way as well as interesting historical markers denoting the early importance of this region in Virginia.

Need to Know

Don't miss Loop 5, Loop 8 and Loop 9 for they are the best trails. Water and bathrooms are located near the beginning of Loop 1. The site also has a popular Frisbee Golf Course.

Runner Notes

Appears to be a great trail running location.

Description

This run is a sequential connection of Loops 1-9 at the park. Every loop is well marked at beginnings and ends with signage providing directions to the next loop or exit. Some of the trails are part dirt/gravel roads and Loop 6 and Loop 7 are both saddled by the Frisbee Golf Course. Along the northern side of the loop, runners will enjoy views of Queen Creek through the trees.

Flora & Fauna

Typical eastern Virginia flora and fauna.

History & Background

This site is loaded with early Virginia history and markers can be located throughout the park and trails.

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