712 ft
Distance
-15 ft
Descent
00:00:57
Avg time

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Meadowood Recreation Area
    Springfield, Virginia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Mixed
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 95 in Hiking

This trail is a wider easier route to avoid the narrow flowy singletrack on the South Loop trail.
The trail is quite wide and very mellow until you finish, the Giles Run connector trail is has a very short, but steep and rooty section to re-join the South Branch Loop.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for South Branch Loop Alternate mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -16 ft
  • Altitude min
    29 ft
  • Altitude max
    46 ft
  • Altitude start
    46 ft
  • Altitude end
    30 ft
  • Grade
    -2.3%
  • Grade max
    -7.3%
  • Distance down
    427 ft
  • Distance flat
    285 ft
  • Avg time
    00:00:57
  • Avg reverse time
    00:08:16
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      South Branch... Trail Reports

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      Jun 15, 2021 @ 1:54pm
      Jun 15, 2021
      Dangerous snag over trail clockwise just after Yardsale Hanging by a thread
      May 12, 2021 @ 10:01am
      May 12, 2021
      May 9, 2021 @ 10:51am
      May 9, 2021
      Feb 26, 2021 @ 12:44pm
      Feb 26, 2021
      Jan 17, 2021 @ 9:46am
      Jan 17, 2021
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 17 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 300 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      All
      • 206 rides
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      Jun 15, 2021 @ 1:54pm
      Jun 15, 2021

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