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Trail

4.5 mile 7.3 kilometer point to point
99% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 220' 67 m
Descent: -224' -68 m
High: 233' 71 m
Low: 130' 40 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 2% (1°)
Max Grade: 10% (6°)

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Trail shared by Michael Smith

Forest Exploration Trail Extended is a 6.1-mile loop trail located near Chesterfield, Virginia.

Michael Smith

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

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Need to Know

Pocahontas State Park entrance fees.

Runner Notes

Nice trail for trail running.

Description

Forest Exploration Trail is a 6.08-mile loop trail located near Chesterfield, Virginia, in Pocahontas State Park. The trail is wooded with scenic views of the lake and a creek along different parts of the trail. The terrain varies throughout the run, and there is a creek crossing. This loop features a beautiful view of Swift Creek Lake and a creek. This is an enjoyable trail to run.

Flora & Fauna

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

Contacts

Land Manager: Pocahontas State Park

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#51

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