2 miles
Distance
164 ft
Climb
-164 ft
Descent
00:14:08
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
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Year Round
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Jump, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #3495 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    65 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • 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 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
    00:14:08
  • Avg reverse time
    00:52:06
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Status:
on Nov 18, 2018
Prevalent Mud
Avg: 5 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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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 or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
Directions to ancarrow-s-landing trailhead (37.516300, -77.418871)
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Ancarrow's Landing Trail Reports

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Nov 18, 2018 @ 3:36pm
Nov 18, 2018
Major Water drainage issue, large mud holes. Avoid for several more dry days at these temps.
Sep 5, 2018 @ 3:23pm
Sep 5, 2018
reporter Large tree down across trail, blocking trail
Aug 25, 2018 @ 8:39am
Aug 25, 2018
Trail Work day
May 22, 2018 @ 12:52pm
May 22, 2018
reporter Large tree down across trail, blocking trail
Mar 9, 2018 @ 8:00am
Mar 9, 2018
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Sep 5, 2018
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Aug 25, 2018 @ 8:40am
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Ancarrow's Landing, Richmond
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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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