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Beaver Lake Trail

Intermediate

Trail

2.6 mile 4.2 kilometer point to point
97% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 157' 48 m
Descent: -195' -60 m
High: 196' 60 m
Low: 138' 42 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 3% (1°)
Max Grade: 8% (4°)

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Trail shared by Michael Smith

Beaver Lake Trail is a 3.0-mile loop trail located near Chesterfield, Virginia.

Michael Smith

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Lake · Views · Waterfall · Wildlife

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Need to Know

Pocahontas State Park entrance fee.

Runner Notes

Varied terrain would make for good trail running.

Description

Beaver Lake Trail is a 3.0-mile loop trail located near Chesterfield, Virginia, in Pocahontas State Park. The trail is wooded with scenic views of the lake or creek throughout the trail. The terrain varies throughout the loop, and there is a creek to crossing that is almost always passable. This run features a beautiful view of Beaver Lake and the waterfall/dam near the end of the trail.

Flora & Fauna

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

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Land Manager: Pocahontas State Park

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

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