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A true natural Gem of Virginia

I am fortunate to be able to walk parts of this trail every day. Sometimes I am walking with my two... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Newport News, Virginia
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Great outdoor space

A great outdoor space to get in touch with nature. Wonderful for a walk or run in the woods close... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Melinda C
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100 Museum Dr, Newport News, VA 23606-3757
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am fortunate to be able to walk parts of this trail every day. Sometimes I am walking with my two dogs, sometimes I am just walking myself. It is truly an amazing oasis in the middle of a city, 550 acres of Tranquility with...More

Thank mckimw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great outdoor space to get in touch with nature. Wonderful for a walk or run in the woods close to the city.

Thank Melinda C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice relaxing trails to walk your dogs!! Shady and areas were you can stop and take pics. Nice!!!!!!

Thank Debbie B
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

This 5 mike trail was very shaded and included several wooden bridge crossovers . It is not completely flat ; there are several small inclines and steps . Dirt is well packed and slippery in some areas due to sand. We passed asproximately 6 male...More

Thank lpascanik
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

It’s a 5 miles trail in the woods by the water. Located in the center of city of Newport News. Very convenient. Good for your whole family and friends to have some exercise during the weekend or on vacation

Thank mayway596
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Wanted to go for a walk an found this place. Absolutely beautiful clean quiet. 5miles of amazing peace. Parking available. Took me an hour to finish as I was jus strolling but saw people running through quite often. Totally gonna return

Thank Sherika H
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

This 5 mile loop around a lake is perfect for trail running or just taking a walk/hike through nature. it's well maintained and has bridges, picnic and sitting areas, and a few hills. It's not uncommon to see herons, swallows, osprey, and deer. It is...More

1  Thank Kelly S
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Walk as much or as little as you wish. Very scenic and pleasant. Some paved but quite a bit is trail.

Thank Denny B
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This is a fabulous trail for a stroll, fast walk or even run, it is not too strenuous but not too easy. There are benches to rest at various points and even a restroom, the whole trail is just very unique and I love it.

Thank mmthomasmt
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Beautiful trail to explore nature and walking or jogging. Trail is about 5 miles long and has 1/2 mile markers to let you know how far you've gone. One thing though, once you start on the trail watch the mile markers... once you've gone as...More

Thank Starbecca
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Seth B
3 September 2018|
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30 July 2018|
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Response from foodmeplease0823 | Reviewed this property |
It is very safe overall. Many people are on the trail and you never feel like you are alone at a remote location. It is frequented by runners, walkers, families, dog walkers, and sight seers, But when hiking or running... More
11 April 2017|
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Response from Eric O | Reviewed this property |
Part of the trail can be accessed with a mobility scooter other parts are more difficult to navigate due to roots and there are steps in some areas