2,242 ft
Distance
76 ft
Climb
-75 ft
Descent
00:02:12
Avg time
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Gateway 2 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
  • Global Ranking
  • Year Opened
    2014
  • Land Manager

This trail is the second of two Gateway Trails in the Swift Creek Trail System. These trails are designed for beginners and are accessible for hand cycles. The trail bed is firm and wide with gentle rollers, and berms. About half way round there's a fun jump between two trees for more experienced riders. This trail is ideal for young families and beginners. It is also great fun to ride at pace. This 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

Access the trail from the Loop Forest Trail parking lot at 3298 Courthouse Road (annual pass required) by following Loop Forest Trail to the trailhead on your right. The trail can also be accessed from the Swift Creek Boat Ramp area by crossing the bridge, bearing right on the Forest Exploration Trail and then right again on Loop Forest Trail which you follow for about a mile until you reach the trailhead on your left.

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More Stats for Gateway 2 mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    1 ft
  • Altitude min
    266 ft
  • Altitude max
    315 ft
  • Altitude start
    314 ft
  • Altitude end
    315 ft
  • Grade
    0.023%
  • Grade max
    -14.385%
  • Grade min
    36.18%
  • Distance climb
    974 ft
  • Distance down
    1,063 ft
  • Distance flat
    205 ft
  • Avg time
    00:02:12
  • Avg reverse time
    00:00:08
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on Sep 4, 2017
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Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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May 27, 2017
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Gateway 2, Richmond
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May 27, 2017 @ 12:58pm
May 27, 2017
Gateway 2, Richmond

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