Top Adventures in Chesterfield

  • Mountain Bike the Lakeview Trails in Pocahontas State Park

    Lakeview I, II, and III are rated intermediate single track mountain bike trails with continuous descents and climbs, great flow, tight turns, rooty sections, a few logs, and some rocky areas. Because the trails are stacked loops, you can ride onl...

    12.5 miles 850 ft gain

  • Mountain Bike the Box Turtle and Tall Oaks Trails

    Box Turtle (marked with a green circle) and Tall Oaks (marked with a blue square) are part of the Morgan Trail system which both start and end at the same location. The 2.5 mile Box Turtle is rated as a beginner trail with smooth flow and easy cli...

    9.5 miles 345 ft gain

  • Mountain Bike the Morel Ravine and Little West Virginia Trails

    Morel Ravine (marked with a red square) and Little West Virginia (marked with a black diamond and red square) are part of the Morgan Trail system which are both reached by riding the Tall Oaks (blue square) trail.Enter Pocahontas State Park by tur...

    9 miles 340 ft gain

  • Walk around Beaver Lake, Pocahontas SP

    The trail passes by an old furnace and then descends until you reach the lake. At the lake there is a nice pier to view the water and do some bird watching. Continue on the trail around the lake. If you head clockwise, the lake will be in view dur...

    2.47 miles 175 ft gain

  • Climb Manchester Wall

    To get here, set your GPS to the address pinned below and park on the side curb in the Suntrust Bank lot. From here, walk opposite your car and follow the trail over the high walk and railroad tracks. This will bring you to a concrete railing, to ...

  • Take a Stroll around Maymont Park

    There are two entrances to Maymont: the Nature Center Parking area and the Estate Parking Lot.  The Estate parking lot is closest to all of the gardens, so if you want a longer walk around the estate, park at the Nature Center.  From the Estate pa...

  • Explore the James River Pipeline in Richmond

    Pipeline is a metal catwalk located on top of a giant stormwater pipe in downtown Richmond. Above the pipe runs the CSX railway line; parallel are Class IV rapids of the James River, fittingly called "Pipeline Rapids".  From the address provided, ...

  • Walk the Bryan Park Azalea Gardens

    A short distance from downtown Richmond, this park contains over 450,000 azalea plants in 76 different beds that are usually in peak bloom around mid-April every year. When the plants are in full bloom, you can drive (or walk) the 1 mile loop and ...

    1 miles 0 ft gain

  • Visit Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

    Lewis Ginter has over 2 miles of pathways to follow through more than a dozen themed gardens including a Children's Garden, Rose Garden, Asian Garden and a conservatory. Admission for adults is currently $13.  Throughout the year there are various...

  • Stargaze at Little Creek Dam Road

    This stargazing spot is a wonderful place to test your star photography, or a sweet place to relax and chill with friends. It's a quiet and relaxing spot.It's a little windy, so bring appropriate clothing to sit there and stargaze. And make sure t...

  • Bike the Virginia Capital Trail

    There are numerous access points to pick up the Capital Trail, however, we chose to ride the entire 51.2 mile route from Williamsburg to Richmond, VA. Mile marker "0" begins the Jamestown Settlement in Williamsburg. There is a huge parking lot the...

    51.2 miles 160 ft gain

  • Bike Jamestown Island

    The trail is open to cyclists and pedestrians, but does share the road with some vehicle traffic. The speed limit is slow and often there is little traffic. There also is no parking at the actual trail head, so one must begin at the Visitor Center...

    5.1 miles 45 ft gain

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