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Fendley Station Loop A

Intermediate

Trail

7.9 mile 12.8 kilometer loop
99% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 394' 120 m
Descent: -390' -119 m
High: 273' 83 m
Low: 134' 41 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 2% (1°)
Max Grade: 9% (5°)

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Trail shared by Michael Smith

The Fendley Trail Loop A is a 8-mile loop trail located near Chesterfield, Virginia.

Michael Smith

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

Overview

The Fendley Trail Loop A is a 8-mile loop trail located near Chesterfield, Virginia, in Pocahontas State Park. The trail is wooded with scenic views of a lake and a number of creeks. The terrain varies throughout the route, and there are a couple of easy creek crossings.

Need to Know

Easy parking at the boat ramp parking lot.

Runner Notes

This is a good trail to run if that is your thing.

Description

The Fendley Trail Loop A trail features a view of Swift Creek Lake at the beginning of the route. To make the early part of the run more interesting, this route includes part of the Forest Exploration Trail and offers views of Swift Creek Lake from a higher elevation and includes a small creek crossing. Fendley Trail offers a variety of hilly terrain and Loop Trail A offers some additional scenery and distance.

All-in-all, if you are looking to put some miles on the trail, this is a nice run. The woods throughout Pocahontas State Park are just beautiful.

Flora & Fauna

A wide variety of trees and birds along the trail.

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Contacts

Land Manager: Pocahontas State Park

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Forest Exploration Trail
Jan 27, 2019 near Chester…, VA
Fendley Trail Loop A stream crossing.
Feb 16, 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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