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March 22 (Wednesday) Powhatan State Park (C/3)

  • 22 Mar 2017
  • 9:50 AM
  • Powhatan
March 22 (Wednesday) Powhatan State Park  (C/3)

Jim and Meredith Henry (j.m.henry@verizon.net or 804 513-0365) Come out and welcome Spring by joining us for a 5 mile hike that is moderately difficult with one long climb and several challenging inclines.  From Richmond, take Patterson Av. (Rte 6) west to Rt. 288, go 13 miles further to taking a left on US 522 South.  After crossing the James River, continue for 1.9 miles looking for the Powhatan State Park sign.  Turn right onto Rt. 617.

From South Richmond/Chesterfield, take US 60 West from Midlothian, then US 522 North to a left turn at Rt. 617.  Travel on Rt. 617 1.4 miles, turn right into the park and follow the entrance road to the first left on River Launch Road.  Make a left and meet in the parking area by the boat launch.  Several restroom opportunities are available during the hike.    If you’d like, bring a picnic lunch to enjoy in the shelter or by the river bank at the end of the hike. Meet at 9:50 am.

Old Dominion Appalachian Trail Club (c). 
P.O. Box 25283 
Richmond, VA 23260-5283
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