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The Blue Wheel

Easy/Intermediate
 3.0 (3)

An enjoyable loop trail at the south end of Walnut Creek Park.


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Map Key

1.9

Miles

3.0

KM

Point to Point

537' 164 m

High

436' 133 m

Low

110' 34 m

Up

149' 46 m

Down

3%

Avg Grade (1°)

6%

Max Grade (3°)

Dogs Unknown

Description

From the parking lot, follow the trail markers over the dam and continue on a gradual uphill until a trail junction will let you turn right. Take this trail and enjoy hiking through the woods next to a lake until you come back around to the dam again.

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Land Manager: Albemarle County

Shared By:

Kristen Arendt

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#719

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#26,553

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Dam Photo
Nov 25, 2019 near North G…, VA
Old Ruins
Nov 25, 2019 near North G…, VA

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May 26, 2019
Lisa Lichtenstein
Combined this trail with part of Wilkins Way and another trail as a connector for 7 miles. Well marked. Saw an old homestead (chimney standing).