2 miles
374 ft
-373 ft
Avg time

Ancarrow's Landing Details

  • Riding area
    James River Park System
    Richmond, Virginia
  • AKA
    "The Poop Loop"
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical rating
  • Season
    Year Round
  • Family Friendly
  • TTFs on trail
    Jump, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager

Ancarrow’s Landing / Mylord Delaware Island Trails came about due to a agreement between the Parks Department and the Department of Public Works.

The twisty directional single track trails start at Ancarrow’s landing and head south to form a 2.5 mile loop. This is a very flat area and suitable for beginner riders, but it also one of the last trails to dry after a rain.

Parking is available at Ancarrow’s Landing (eastern end of Maury/Brander St.). Ancarrow’s landing is accessible by bike from other James River Trails via the Flood Wall and Slave Trail.

Access Info

If you are starting this route from the Richmond Slave Trail, pass the boat ramp looking for a kiosk on the left. Follow the trail across a gravel road. The trail continues to a fork. This fork represents the beginning/ending of the loop.

There are limited bailouts as the trail meanders into multiple switchbacks. That said, stay alert for fellow riders as you may quickly approach each other due to narrow turns. There may be small mud puddles right after ½” of rain.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Ancarrow's Landing mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    1 ft
  • Altitude min
    13 ft
  • Altitude max
    73 ft
  • Altitude start
    53 ft
  • Altitude end
    54 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    5,112 ft
  • Distance down
    4,661 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,081 ft
  • Avg time
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on Nov 18, 2017
Avg: 5 (1 votes)

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Ancarrow's Landing Trail Reports

Nov 18, 2017 @ 8:55am
Nov 18, 2017
Oct 1, 2017 @ 6:18pm
Oct 1, 2017
Tree trunk down 1/2 way through trail. Pushed off to side.
Aug 14, 2017 @ 9:23am
Aug 14, 2017
Aug 14, 2017 @ 7:44am
Aug 14, 2017
Aug 9, 2017 @ 11:54am
Aug 9, 2017
Slightly wet, slippery in the corners.
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Ancarrow's Landing, Richmond

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