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The Grant at Willowsford

 3.0 (9)

7.4 Miles 11.9 Kilometers


340' 104 m


-347' -106 m



Avg Grade (1°)


Max Grade (3°)

430' 131 m


312' 95 m


Shared By Will Plath


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A doubletrack trail running through Willowsford

Will Plath

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Streams with bridges, forests and fields, varied and steep terrain all make The Grant Trail System perfect for intermediate bikers.

About half of the trail is crushed rock laid over old forest trails. The other half is either grassy field riding or packed dirt. There are few real obstacles along this trail. A couple creek crossings, and a few sections where logs have been laid down where it is muddy. The real challenge of this trail is mostly due to the leaf litter on the trail (fall). It obscures many of the rocks and roots along the trail.

Riding the trail counterclockwise from the parking lot at the end of the dirt road, it can be a little confusing where the trail leads. About 2/10th into the ride you'll need to take a right onto a paved sidewalk and follow that for about another 2/10th of a mile before the trail continues to the right. The signage was not adequate in this part of the trail system, but after that, the trail was easy to follow.

All in all, this is a relatively easy and enjoyable ride. Many wild creatures can be seen on the trail, and even a few cows!


Land Manager: Willowsford - Virginia

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Nov 20, 2018
Donald Simmons
Oct 5, 2018
Anuj Singh
some sections are very muddy. There are couple of stream crossings and they are slippery to try with bike. 10.8mi — 1h 21m
Aug 26, 2018
Jared Leib
May 28, 2018
Ji Chen
cool ride, easy straight forward with a few twists. 6.5mi
Jan 27, 2018
Mad Cow
A bit muddy and quite a lot of construction going on. Quite a few deer as well. Did not see anyone else on the trail!
Aug 11, 2017
bill swann
My magnetic odometer showed 7.55 miles. Easy trail and as stated before some challenging creek crossings and a couple nice, short climbs. 7.5mi
Jul 13, 2017
Mike G
Decent trail for beginners. The few creek crossings are challenging without being impossible. Few rocky areas. 7.8mi
Mar 3, 2016
Andrew Gault

Trail Ratings

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(cont) when I got to the asphalt, I had to watch closely for where the trail picked up again as this wasn't marked (the rest of the trail was well marked). They had a section closed due to construction so I went back and rode the direction as if I had turned right. Not a bad ride for just passing through but not a destination ride. Nov 11, 2016
Rode this 8/10/17 and full loop is open. A few spots are tough to follow the trail but if you're careful, you should be good. It's a good trail to ride if you're passing through but definitely not a destination. A mix of single track, double track, gravel and asphalt. Surprisingly there are a few challenging creek crossings and climbs. Single speed bikes work best here. Aug 11, 2017
I rode this yesterday 9/26/17 and plan to ride it regularly since I live nearby. I am a beginner MTBer and this suits me just fine, because it provides enough of a workout as far as length of ride, and only beginner level technical parts (small creeks, rocky climbs or descents) suitable for learning and improving your skills. Sep 27, 2017

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