3 miles
462 ft
-431 ft
659 ft
High Point

Burnside Trail Details

  • Riding area
    James River State Park
    Gladstone, Virginia
  • Difficulty rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (1 vote)
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical rating
  • Global Ranking

Somewhat new singletrack loop in the James River State Park - it has short, punchy climbs, some fun, but short downhill sections, a bit of bench cut, some off camber, and a few roots to navigate all in a 2.7 mile twisty loop.

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More Stats for Burnside Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    31 ft
  • Altitude min
    510 ft
  • Altitude start
    510 ft
  • Altitude end
    541 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,977 ft
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on Jul 4, 2018
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Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to burnside-trail trailhead (37.623550, -78.808320)
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Burnside Trail Trail Reports

Jul 4, 2018 @ 8:16am
Jul 4, 2018
Wouldn't rate this beginner. But Trailforks rates all trails less difficult than state park system. Simply put burnside is a great workout. ...
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