James River North Bank and Buttermilk Loop Trail

The James River North Bank and Buttermilk Loop Trail is a 6.2 mile hiking/biking trail in Richmond. It goes along both banks of the James River and includes two bridge crossings. I started by going across the Belle Isle Suspension Bridge to get to the Buttermilk Trail. This trail was moderately challenging but nothing tooContinue reading “James River North Bank and Buttermilk Loop Trail”

My First Rockwood Park Visit

I recently took my first hike after moving to Virginia. I went to a park in Chesterfield County called Rockwood Park. There is a well marked trail system that snakes through the park. There is a nature center as well, though it was closed until 4/1 for renovations so I did not get go duringContinue reading “My First Rockwood Park Visit”

Massawepie Easement

The day after Thanksgiving I was lucky enough to spend a day hiking at Massawepie with some of my family. I don’t think the temperature passed 20 degrees and the wind was picking up at times, but it was a beautiful day. It had snowed a few inches the night before so there was aContinue reading “Massawepie Easement”

3/4 Of The Cranberry Lake 50 – Type II Fun

On October 11th, I started the Cranberry Lake 50 with my husband and two of our closest friends. Due to an unforeseen circumstance, we had to stop about 13 miles short of our goal, but we still had a great time overall. All we have left to do is the High Falls Loop and thenContinue reading “3/4 Of The Cranberry Lake 50 – Type II Fun”

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