2,552 ft
Distance
109 ft
Climb
-110 ft
Descent
00:03:04
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Gateway 1 Trail

Gateway 1 Details

  • Riding area
    Pocahontas State Park
    Richmond, Virginia
  • Difficulty rating
    White
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    XC, Adaptive MTB
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical rating
    Easy
  • Season
    All Season
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    No
  • TTFs on trail
    Log Ride, Skinny
  • Global Ranking
    #1546
  • Land Manager

This is one of two novice level trails in the Swift Creek Trail System. This trail has an extremely firm clay surface, wide trail bed and lots of undulating and bermed surfaces designed to encourage beginners to begin mountain biking. It is also tremendous fun to rip around with some fun skinnies, rollers and rock gardens. This trail is wide enough for mountain hand cycles and would be rideable by families with small children. The trail is directional, counter clockwise.This trail was designed to be part of the first phase of trails in the Swift Creek area. This trail is a handcycle trail and part of 7 miles of handcycle trail.

Access Info

Enter the trail from the Loop Forest Trail parking lot (annual pass required) by following Loop Forest Trail to the trailhead on your left. Or riders can access the trail from the Boat Ramp on Swift Creek Lake by crossing the bridge and bearing right up the Forest Exploration Trail until you reach the Loop Forest Trail - follow Loop Forest Trail to the Trailhead on your right (roughly a mile) - This approach is more hilly and may not be suitable for very small children.

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More Stats for Gateway 1 mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -0 ft
  • Altitude min
    293 ft
  • Altitude max
    345 ft
  • Altitude start
    315 ft
  • Altitude end
    314 ft
  • Grade
    -0.013%
  • Grade max
    -29.711%
  • Grade min
    26.37%
  • Distance climb
    1,170 ft
  • Distance down
    1,220 ft
  • Distance flat
    162 ft
  • Avg time
    00:03:04
  • Avg reverse time
    00:01:38
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Status:
on Nov 25, 2017
Very Dry
Avg: 5 (3 votes)

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Gateway 1 Trail Reports

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Gateway 1, Richmond

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