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Upper Thompson Lake Trail

Difficult

Trail

2.2 mile 3.6 kilometer point to point
Singletrack
Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 3' 1 m
Descent: -1,088' -332 m
High: 2,066' 630 m
Low: 977' 298 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 9% (5°)
Max Grade: 28% (16°)

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Trail shared by Jonathan McCormick

This is steep and multi-directional singletrack that connects Thompson Lake with Freezeland Road.

Jonathan McCormick

Electric Mountain Bikes Unknown

Features -none-

Family Friendly This area has plenty of fishing and camping to round out a day with the family.

Visit the Department of Game & Inland Fisheries website for restrictions and guidelines. The white-blazed trail is the Appalachian Trail, on which bikes are prohibited.

Description

Descending from Freezeland Road is a fun and fast descent. The trail starts out steep and a little washed out. It crosses the white-blazed Appalachian Trail—be aware of hikers. As it progresses towards the bottom, the trail develops sections of loose rocks and tight singletrack. It finishes at Lake Thompson.

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ADA Accessible, Need to Know, Features, Electic Mountain Bikes Allowed

Contacts

Land Manager: Virginia DGIF - Thompson

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Dec 27, 2018
Red Brixton
Mud made this impassable. Thick slick sticky. 1mi

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29% grade with loose rock, definitely a black diamond climb
Apr 7, 2018 near Shenand…, VA

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