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Forest Exploration Trail

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


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Map Key

4.5

Miles

7.3

KM

99%

Runnable

233' 71 m

High

130' 40 m

Low

220' 67 m

Up

224' 68 m

Down

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

10%

Max Grade (6°)

Dogs Leashed

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

Shared By:

Michael Smith

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Co-Op Trail
Apr 25, 2021 near Chester…, VA
Forest Exploration Trail
Jan 27, 2019 near Chester…, VA
Forest Exploration Trail
Jan 27, 2019 near Chester…, VA
Forest Exploration Trail
Jan 27, 2019 near Chester…, VA
Forest Exploration Trail
Jan 27, 2019 near Chester…, VA
Forest Exploration Trail
Jan 27, 2019 near Chester…, VA

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