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Old Mill Trail - Beaver Lake Trail

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Trail

3.9 mile 6.2 kilometer loop
98% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 238' 73 m
Descent: -238' -73 m
High: 237' 72 m
Low: 143' 44 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 2% (1°)
Max Grade: 11% (6°)

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Trail shared by Michael Smith

Old Mill Trail and Beaver Lake Trail is a 4.1-mile loop trail located near Chesterfield, Virginia.

Michael Smith

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

Overview

The Old Mill and Beaver Lake Trail loop is a scenic trail that is a combination of fire roads and trails. The views of the lake are just beautiful.

Need to Know

Pocahontas State Park entrance fee is required.

Runner Notes

This is a popular trail for runners.

Description

Old Mill Trail and Beaver Lake Trail is a 4.1-mile loop trail located near Chesterfield, Virginia, in Pocahontas State Park. You'll share parts of this trail with mountain bikers, runners, and hikers.

The trail primarily consists of fire roads. The terrain varies throughout the loop, and there are muddy areas and a creek to cross on the Beaver Lake section. This route features a beautiful view of Beaver Lake and the waterfall/dam near the end of the loop.

Flora & Fauna

There is a wide variety of birds on this trail and other wildlife.

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Contacts

Land Manager: Pocahontas State Park

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Beaver Lake Dam
Jan 26, 2019 near Chester…, VA
Beaver Lake Trail
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Beaver Lake
Jan 26, 2019 near Chester…, VA
Beaver Lake Trail
Jan 27, 2019 near Chester…, VA
Beaver Lake Trail
Jan 27, 2019 near Chester…, VA

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