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Fendley Station Loop A

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


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Map Key

7.9

Miles

12.8

KM

Loop

273' 83 m

High

134' 41 m

Low

394' 120 m

Up

390' 119 m

Down

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

9%

Max Grade (5°)

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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.

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 hike 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 hike. The woods throughout Pocahontas State Park are just beautiful.

Flora & Fauna

A wide variety of trees and birds along the trail.

Contacts

Land Manager: Pocahontas State Park

Shared By:

Michael Smith

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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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Jun 27, 2020
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Too many ticks 1.8mi — 13h 26m
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