Powhatan Trail is a 2.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Chesterfield, Virginia that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until November.
Directions from Richmond, VA: Pocahontas State Park is in Chesterfield County, about 20 miles south of Richmond. From I-95, take Exit 61 and go west on Route 10 to Route 655, Beach Road; or take Exit 67, go north on Route 150 to Route 10; go east to Beach Road. The park is four miles on right; or take Route 288 from I-95 to Route 10 East and go one mile to Beach Road. Follow Beach Road to the park entrance. Turn right into the first parking area and the trailhead is located there.
A beautiful woodland trail, but it was a workout.
A very nice walk in the woods. There is enough up and down to make it seem a little longer if you are from the flat lands. It is a beautiful crisp fall day with bright blue sky and sunshine.