3 miles
Distance
383 ft
Climb
-383 ft
Descent
00:31:51
Avg time

Box Turtle Trail Details

  • Riding Area
    Pocahontas State Park
    Richmond, Virginia
  • AKA
    Green
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    One Direction
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Season
    All Season
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge
  • Global Ranking
    #14832 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    65 in Mountain Biking
  • Year Opened
    2001
  • Land Manager

Box Turtle Trail is one of four trails (this, Tall Oaks, Morel Ravine and Little West Virginia) that make up the Morgan Trail System. This is a beginner rated trail with no unavoidable obstacles, no steep climbs and a relatively few rooty or rocky sections. The trail is relatively narrow in sections for a beginner trail and it would not be suitable for very young children. Even so, the trail is popular with more advanced riders because it can be extremely fast for a cross country trail and has some fun, flowy downhill sections.

Access Info

Access this trail either from the Morgan Trail System trailhead on Crosstick Trail or from the Horner Forest Trail parking lot on Qualla Road via the Qualla Connector Trail

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Box Turtle Trail bike trail
  • Altitude min
    205 ft
  • Altitude max
    323 ft
  • Altitude start
    298 ft
  • Altitude end
    298 ft
  • Grade max
    -22.607%
  • Grade min
    22.091%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,315 ft
  • Avg time
    00:31:51
  • Avg reverse time
    00:00:03
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Status:
on Feb 2, 2019
Wet
Avg: 4.5 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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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 Groomed
  • 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
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
      Directions to box-turtle-trail trailhead (37.389010, -77.589770)
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      Box Turtle Trail Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Feb 2, 2019 @ 8:38pm
      Feb 2, 2019
      Oct 29, 2018 @ 11:25am
      Oct 29, 2018
      reporter
      Oct 19, 2018 @ 11:00am
      Oct 19, 2018
      Oct 19, 2018 @ 9:38am
      Oct 19, 2018
      reporter
      Oct 17, 2018 @ 5:51pm
      Oct 17, 2018
      Large trees down across trail, blocking trail. Probably 6 or 8 in total across all the Morgan Mountain trails. Mostly dry, significant leaf...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 41 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      All
      • 225 rides
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      Photos

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      4 |
      Feb 2, 2019 @ 8:38pm
      Feb 2, 2019
      Box Turtle Trail, Munich
      3 |
      Oct 17, 2018 @ 5:57pm
      Oct 17, 2018
      Box Turtle Trail, My City
      6 |
      May 24, 2018 @ 4:16am
      May 24, 2018
      Box Turtle Trail, Richmond
      6 |
      Mar 4, 2018 @ 2:38pm
      Mar 4, 2018
      Box Turtle Trail, Richmond

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