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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
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  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      On the second largest freshwater lake in the state, this picturesque park is the water enthusiast's paradise. There are numerous water activities, including swimming, boat rentals, a boat ramp and a universally accessible fishing pier. Families can also enjoy picnicking, a visitor center, an amphitheater, special programs, camping, miles of trails and cabins with boat docks.
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      Region Details
      • 7
      • 8

      Region Status
      Open as of Sep 20, 2020

      Hike Stats

      State Ranking
      #5,542
      Trails (view details)
      15
      Trails Mountain Bike
      15
      Trails Hike
      15
      Trails Trail Running
      15
      Total Distance
      12 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      6 miles
      Total Descent
      2,976 ft
      Total Vertical
      174 ft
      Reports
      8

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance

      Photos of Smith Mountain Lake State Park

      trail: Tobacco Run
      10 |
      Sep 20, 2020 @ 1:20pm
      Sep 20, 2020
      trail: Buck Run
      9 |
      Aug 25, 2020 @ 8:37pm
      Aug 25, 2020
      trail: Buck Run
      18 |
      Aug 25, 2020 @ 8:37pm
      Aug 25, 2020
      trail: Lakeview
      23 |
      Jul 19, 2019 @ 10:19am
      Jul 19, 2019

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Walton Creek
      Sep 20, 2020 @ 9:03am
      Sep 20, 2020
      IdealsmartinxMountain Bike
      Striper Cove
      Sep 20, 2020 @ 9:03am
      Sep 20, 2020
      IdealsmartinxMountain Bike
      Chestnut Ridge (West)
      Sep 20, 2020 @ 9:03am
      Sep 20, 2020
      IdealsmartinxMountain Bike
      Chestnut Ridge (Loop)
      Sep 20, 2020 @ 9:03am
      Sep 20, 2020
      IdealsmartinxMountain Bike
      Chestnut Ridge
      Sep 20, 2020 @ 9:03am
      Sep 20, 2020
      IdealsmartinxMountain Bike
      Buck Run
      Sep 20, 2020 @ 9:03am
      Sep 20, 2020
      IdealsmartinxMountain Bike
      Turkey Foot
      Sep 20, 2020 @ 9:03am
      Sep 20, 2020
      IdealsmartinxMountain Bike
      Turtle Island
      Jul 19, 2019 @ 9:46am
      Jul 19, 2019
      DryPartofthejourneyMountain Bike Mid-July, this trail was in very good...

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2012170ChrisH74votetrailChestnut Ridge
      Oct 24, 2020 @ 4:54pm
      Oct 24, 2020
      user #2296909smartinxaddreportWalton Creek and 6 more
      Sep 20, 2020 @ 1:18pm
      Sep 20, 2020
      user #1656408SkohlariddentrailOpossum Trot and 3 more
      Jul 17, 2020 @ 1:29pm
      Jul 17, 2020
      user #1656408SkohlavotetrailBeechwood and 3 more
      Jul 17, 2020 @ 12:34pm
      Jul 17, 2020
      user #2163241HattchriddentrailBeechwood Connector and 5 more
      Jun 13, 2020 @ 1:06pm
      Jun 13, 2020

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1844807PartofthejourneytrailLakeviewIf you start to the right of the Discovery...
      Jul 19, 2019 @ 10:21am
      Jul 19, 2019
      user #1844807PartofthejourneytrailTobacco RunA short, relatively easy trail, taking you...
      Jul 19, 2019 @ 10:11am
      Jul 19, 2019
      user #1844807PartofthejourneytrailOpossum TrotThis trail has you in and out of the woods,...
      Jul 19, 2019 @ 10:09am
      Jul 19, 2019
      user #1844807PartofthejourneytrailBeechwoodRode this with my son. It's a relatively easy...
      Jul 19, 2019 @ 10:03am
      Jul 19, 2019
      user #1844807PartofthejourneytrailTurtle IslandMy son and I are new to mountain biking, and...
      Jul 19, 2019 @ 9:57am
      Jul 19, 2019

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Falling Creek Park 5 7 416.8 km
      Explore Park Trail System 417 km
      Waid Park 4 14 220.5 km
      Montvale Park 3 6 120.5 km
      Mill Mountain 3 921.1 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike1512 miles2,976 ft6 miles174 ft
      #4,639198104
      Hike1512 miles2,976 ft6 miles174 ft
      #5,54282
      Trail Running1512 miles2,976 ft6 miles174 ft
      #3,97183
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