1.0 mile
Distance
243 ft
Climb
-243 ft
Descent
00:04:47
Avg time

Turtle Island Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Smith Mountain Lake State Park
    Roanoke, Virginia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #174978 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #69462 in Trail Running
    • #35875 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    30 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 85 in Trail Running
    • 95 in Hiking

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Turtle Island is a 1 mile less popular blue singletrack trail located near Roanoke Virginia. This multi-use trail can be used both directions. On average it takes 4 minutes to complete this trail.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Turtle Island bike trail trail
  • Altitude min
    810 ft
  • Altitude max
    917 ft
  • Altitude start
    825 ft
  • Altitude end
    825 ft
  • Grade max
    -36.407%
  • Grade min
    39.394%
  • Distance climb
    2,354 ft
  • Distance down
    2,718 ft
  • Distance flat
    471 ft
  • Avg time
    00:04:47
  • Avg reverse time
    00:14:05
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      Turtle Island Trail Reports

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      Jul 19, 2019 @ 9:46am
      Jul 19, 2019
      Mid-July, this trail was in very good condition. No obstructions, no poor riding conditions.
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      • 3 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
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      1 Review & Comments

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      Partofthejourney (Jul 19, 2019 at 9:57)
       My son and I are new to mountain biking, and we enjoyed this trail. It's rated blue mostly for up and down - there's not too many rocks/roots in the path. Some good little downhill rides on this trail. Connects to Opossum Trot and Striper Cove trails.
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