Bell Lap

MODERATE 3 reviews
#15 of 16 trails in

Bell Lap is a 2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Chesterfield, Virginia that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from April until September.

DISTANCE
2.0 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
118 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

birding

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

walking

forest

views

1 month ago

over half way is down hill good jumps only bike trail

hiking
3 months ago

I feel like the description of this trail is a little off. First the Bell Lap is the name of the trail, but it seems that this refers only to the mountain bike trail. The mountain bike trail seems very popular and they are doing significant work to expand. This one way loop trail is separate from the hiking trail. The hiking trail is a multi-use trail for hiking, less adventurous biking, horseback riding, and park vehicles. It is mostly gravel/ 2-track. It is also labeled the Loop Forest Trail in signs, although my GPS seemed to keep me pretty close to the above trail map. Over all easy quick hike with some hills (my 7 yr old had no issues and was easy for her - her hardest hike to date had been 8.5mi moderate). Nice quick hike if you just want to get out in the woods for a bit!

mountain biking
4 months ago

The first half mile is downhill with plenty of mounds and jumps. The last part of the trail is mostly flat.