Slack's Trail

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  4.0 from 3 votes
blueBlack  Intermediate/Difficult from 2 votes
Rank: #19 in the George Washington National Forest area
#40 in VA, #2,836 Overall
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Trail in the area near North Garden,
“Great rolling, flow trail with two parkway connections.”
Jonathan Yates on May 1, 2014
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2.64.2 milesKilometers 113’34 m Ascent 2,980’908 m High 6% Avg Grade (3°)
Singletrack Type -646’-197 m Descent 2,447’746 m Low 15% Max Grade (8°)
Restrictions
Parkway closed during times of inclement weather.
Description
One of the most popular trails at Sherando for a great reason. This trail rides well in either direction. Ridden from west to east, this trail flows about 80% slightly downhill. Great old-school bench cut trails with little rock/roots to slow you down; this trail likes to be ridden fast. Be on the lookout for hikers as this trail gets a lot of use from both parkway and lake visitors.
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OTHER RIDES NEAR HERE
4.3 (4)
A challenging Sherando Loop with big mountain feel.
near North Garden, VA
4.0 (1)
Dry rocky terrain, wide, steady climb rate.
near North Garden, VA
3.0 (2)
Combination of wide central path and neighboring singletrack paths
near North Garden, VA

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PHOTOS of Slack's Trail
  2.3 from 3 votes
Heading southeast along Slack's (Stuarts Draft, VA)
  2.3 from 3 votes
View of creek running parallel to trail (Stuarts Draft, VA)