ElevationAscent: 372' 113 m
Descent: -406' -124 m
High: 290' 88 m
Low: 137' 42 m
GradeAvg Grade: 3% (2°)
Max Grade: 12% (7°)
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“A lovely trail through hardwood forests.”— Russell Hobart
From the parking lot, head downhill until you find the Blue Connector Trail. Go left around the hill until eventually reconnecting with the Blue Connector Trail. After close to 2 miles you'll come to where the trail eventually doubles back to itself. Head left and in sequence you'll pass the Orange Trail, Orange Connector Trail, and then the other side of the Orange Trail; all on the left.
From there the trail turns back west and passes another blue Connector Trail to the right. Here you turn south down to the lake. After following the lake you'll go back north and pass some trails before revisiting the beginning of the trail.
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Land Manager: Northern Virginia Regional Parks