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A popular option close to town for anyone and everyone with beautiful trees and some interesting boardwalk sections.


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Map Key

2.2

Miles

3.6

KM

Point to Point

672' 205 m

High

394' 120 m

Low

287' 87 m

Up

41' 13 m

Down

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

8%

Max Grade (5°)

Dogs No Dogs

Family Friendly Wide, gravel path that's accessible to strollers. Some nice views and shade along the way. Plaques indicating tree species.

Need to Know

Accessible year-round. No dogs. Parking can be limited. Monticello day pass is $23-30/adult, depending on the time of year and online vs. in person; $10/children (5-11), year-round.

Description

This out-and-back trail climbs gradually along a gravel path and boardwalk section to the Monticello Visitor Center. Locals and visitors alike are drawn to this trail for its good condition, scenic viewpoints, and overall peaceful setting.

Flora & Fauna

Cherry trees, dogwoods, redbuds, maple, oak, ash.

Shared By:

Zander Göpfert with improvements by Ben Gerlach

Trail Ratings

  4.0 from 4 votes

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in Kemper Park

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Trail Rankings

#1

in Kemper Park

#306

in Virginia

#11,740

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Apr 20, 2023
Damian Nickerson
Oct 4, 2020
Juan Acosta
Dec 6, 2019
Andy Booth
Parking spots are limited. Great bathrooms at visitors center at 2.2 mile mark. Nice path, but no dogs. 4.4mi — 1h 30m
Jun 11, 2019
Ben Gerlach
Nice and easy trail that'll take you to Thomas Jefferson's Beautiful lMonticello. this trail is mostly a graveled path, however there are several d… 6.5mi — 2h 00m
Apr 16, 2019
Lauren Bykowski
Jul 14, 2018
Kristy Caltabiano
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