Powhatan State Park Hike

DATE: Feb 17, 2018 Saturday
END DATE: Feb 17, 2018 Saturday

Trip/Event Location: Powhatan VA

Trip Leader(s)

Chesterfield, VA United States

Meeting Time: 11:00 AM

Max # People: 15

Trip Guiding / Event Fee: No, I will not be asking participants for money

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Join us for our 3rd Saturday (of the month) Hike at 11 a.m., Powhatan State Park.  Meet at the parking lot near Park Office (first parking lot on your left).

We’ll hit the Entry Trail which leads to the main hiking trails: Cabin Trail (~1.5 miles) Pine Trail loops (~1.1 miles), Big Woods trails (~0.7) back to Cabin Trail (~0.5 miles) then back to the parking lot.  Total miles less than 4 miles and 2-1/2 hours.

Park Information:

Optional Lunch after the hike at Hickory Notch Grill, 2031 Broad Street Rd, Maidens, VA 23102

Bring a jacket, gloves, hat or ear-band.  Also bring water and a snack.

Driving directions to the location and spot to meet at:

Hike: 4616 Powhatan State Park Rd Powhatan Va, Powhatan, VA 23139 (1 hour from Richmond VA)

Lunch: Hickory Notch Grill, 2031 Broad Street Rd, Maidens, VA 23102 (22 Minutes from Powhatan State Park)

Trip Leader


Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate to Strenuous

Chesterfield, VA

United States

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Outdoor Fitness Level: Easy to Moderate

Colonial Heights, VA

United States

Outdoor Fitness Level: Easy to Moderate

Richmond, VA

United States

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate

Richmond, VA

United States

Outdoor Fitness Level: Easy to Moderate

Charlottesville, VA

United States
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TrailGuyEric Posted Feb 16, 2018 at 10:01 AM

Trip is still ON! Rain is supposed to hold off until after the hike. Temperature at hike start will be about 40F. See you tomorrow morning! If something comes up email me or text me.

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