2 miles
Distance
164 ft
Climb
-164 ft
Descent
00:12:19
Avg time

Ancarrow's Landing Details

  • Riding area
    James River Park System
    Richmond, Virginia
  • AKA
    "The Poop Loop"
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    One Direction
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Year Round
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • TTFs on trail
    Jump, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #3005
  • 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 min
    15 ft
  • Altitude max
    41 ft
  • Altitude start
    26 ft
  • Altitude end
    26 ft
  • Grade max
    -14.007%
  • Grade min
    29.678%
  • Distance climb
    3,948 ft
  • Distance down
    5,063 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,378 ft
  • Avg time
    00:12:19
  • Avg reverse time
    00:52:06
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Status:
on May 22, 2018
Dry
Avg: 5 (2 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Ancarrow's Landing Trail Reports

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May 22, 2018 @ 12:52pm
May 22, 2018
reporter Large tree down across trail, blocking trail
Mar 9, 2018 @ 8:00am
Mar 9, 2018
Mar 7, 2018 @ 9:16am
Mar 7, 2018
few wet and slick spots, otherwise ok
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.
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May 22, 2018 @ 12:52pm
May 22, 2018
Ancarrow's Landing, Richmond
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Jun 5, 2017 @ 10:21am
Jun 5, 2017
Ancarrow's Landing, Richmond
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Jun 4, 2017 @ 2:39pm
Jun 4, 2017
Ancarrow's Landing, Richmond

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