Forest Exploration Trail

  • Forest Exploration Trail in Pocahontas State Park near Richmond.


Dogs Yes

Mountain Biking


Fall Foliage

2.28 (miles)



Minimal (Elev. Δ - ft)


The Forest Exploration Trail is an easy loop hike in Pocahontas State Park near Richmond Virginia. The trail does just what it advertises. It takes hikers through lush forest. Bring a field guide with you and see how many trees and wildflowers you can identify. It’s a great hike for kids and a fun mountain bike ride, especially in the fall when leaves are changing. This trail had yellow blazes. This trail is dog friendly, but your furry friends must be kept on leash. There is camping available in Pocahontas State Park.

Red Tape

Entrance & Camping Fees
Contact: Pocahontas State Park 10301 State Park Road Chesterfield, VA 23832

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