3,196 ft
Distance
15 ft
Climb
-79 ft
Descent
00:04:18
Avg time

Blue Jay Way Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
  • Riding Area
    Pocahontas State Park
    Richmond, Virginia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, DJ
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Drop, Jump, Pump Track, Rock Garden, Skinny
  • Global Ranking
    #2169 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #24822 in E-Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 90 in E-Biking
  • Land Manager
    DCR

This one way More Difficult flow trail several berms and rollers. Jumps with table tops. Sharp berm turns. Unavoidable obstacles. Conditions change daily Pre-Ride this trail. Then Re-Ride it with first lap knowledge to learn the trail and features. Finally when you know the trail Free-Ride it have fun. Know your limits. Blue Jay Way ends at Moonshine crosses the fire road and picks up Corkscrew. Or you can jump on the Expert Trail Moonshine Run. This was trail #11.

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More Stats for Blue Jay Way mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -65 ft
  • Altitude min
    192 ft
  • Altitude max
    271 ft
  • Altitude start
    271 ft
  • Altitude end
    207 ft
  • Grade
    -2%
  • Grade max
    -7.9%
  • Grade min
    6.3%
  • Distance climb
    354 ft
  • Distance down
    2,336 ft
  • Distance flat
    305 ft
  • Avg time
    00:04:18
  • Avg reverse time
    00:10:05
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Status:
on Aug 2, 2022
Dry
Avg: 4.75 (15 votes)
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
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  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Blue Jay Way Trail Reports

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      Aug 2, 2022 @ 12:18pm
      Aug 2, 2022
      Some random sticks and branches on some trails.
      Jul 16, 2022 @ 3:18am
      Jul 16, 2022
      Jun 26, 2022 @ 12:12pm
      Jun 26, 2022
      Mar 19, 2022 @ 5:57am
      Mar 19, 2022
      Dec 28, 2021 @ 2:26pm
      Dec 28, 2021
      Trail is in terrible shape-major ruts on berms, washed out jumps. It is in need of immediate maintenance.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 25 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 1,066 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      All
      • 7,246 rides
      • Last: Aug 8, 2022

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      May 23, 2017 @ 2:55pm
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      May 23, 2017 @ 2:54pm
      May 23, 2017
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      May 23, 2017 @ 2:54pm
      May 23, 2017

      Routes with this trail

      titledistance
      Poco Easy/Intermediate Trail Intervals8 miles
      All of Poca From Pool Lot47 miles

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      normalrat (Aug 15, 2021 at 13:03)
      My favorite trail in the park! Short and sweet with big berms, jumps, and a nice drop near the end. Very sessionable.
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      Videos

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      Blue Jay Way, Moonshine, and Sunsetter at...
      6:16 | 231 | Sep 27, 2020 , Richmond
      Bluejay Way
      3:43 | 269 | Oct 9, 2019 , Richmond
      Pocahontas State park Mountain Bike Trails:...
      3:48 | 445 | Sep 24, 2019 , Richmond
      Blue Jay Way mountain bike trail front view 4K
      2:05 | 601 | May 29, 2018 , Richmond
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