Jim and Meredith Henry (email@example.com or 804 513-0365) Come out and join us for the ODATC’s pre-picnic 5 mile hike that will be moderately difficult with one long climb and several challenging inclines. From Richmond, go to the interchange of Rt. 288 and Patterson Avenue (Rt. 6), drive west approximately 13 miles, taking a left onto 522 South. After crossing the river, continue for 1.9 miles looking for the Powhatan State Park sign. Turn right onto Rt. 617. From Southside, 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. After making a left on to River Launch Road, meet in the parking area by the boat launch at 1:20 pm. Several restroom opportunities are available during the hike. A start time of 1:30 pm provides a seamless hike/picnic experience. The ODATC’s annual picnic will follow at 3:00 pm with eats at 4:30 pm.
The ODATC Mission
The construction and maintenance of foot trails for hikers, including the Appalachian Trail between Reids Gap and Rockfish Gap.
The provision of excursions on such trails or other areas.
Offering educational activities related to the need for preserving the great outdoors.
Old Dominion Appalachian Trail Club (c).
P.O. Box 25283
Richmond, VA 23260-5283