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Heron Run Trail

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 4.0 (1)

A nice route along the northwestern side of Douthat Lake.


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Map Key

0.9

Miles

1.4

KM

96%

Runnable

1,493' 455 m

High

1,403' 428 m

Low

105' 32 m

Up

36' 11 m

Down

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

10%

Max Grade (6°)

Dogs Unknown

Features Fishing · Lake · River/Creek · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

This hike takes off from the Discovery Center and connects to the Lakeside Campground. Overall great views of the dam and lake, this trail is fairly exposed with minimal shade in the morning hours.

Flora & Fauna

Plenty of fish, turtles, squirrels, chipmunks, and other small forest and lake creatures.

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Cristin Dolan

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  4.0 from 1 vote

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#501

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#20,190

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Spillway from Douthat Lake.
Sep 12, 2021 near Clifton…, VA

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