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Newport News Long Meadow Loop is a 3.1 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Newport News, Virginia that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length 3.1 mi Elevation gain 85 ft Route type Loop

Dogs on leash

Kid friendly

Hiking

Nature trips

Walking

Bird watching

Running

Forest

Lake

Views

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A half mile trail from Lee Hall Reservoir to the Bikeway. An easy trail, good for all abilities. A wide, easy trail, crossing the end of Twin Forts Loop.

The park has plenty of parking and a lot of things to do.

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Cross Dam #1 Bridge in Newport News Park. Then turn left on Twin Forts Loop and follow it to Long Meadow Trail. You will intercept it about 1/10 mile from the reservoir end.

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Kimberly Gonxhe
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Wonderful walk along naturally worn paths and wooden bridges over the waterways. Longer path goes around the lake and marsh. While we did not see a lot of wildlife, we did see a beautiful crane eating fish. The overall mileage on my phone health app showed 2.2 miles, however the signage said it was 2.6 and this app says it is 3.1. Would definitely come out here again. It was rejuvenating and extremely peaceful.

Timothy Williams
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Well maintained and several other trails you can use to create a very substantial trek!

Jennifer Green
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Hiking

Beautiful scenery including a great view of the water. Trail was easy to follow, flat, and mostly clear of debris. If you go in the winter be sure to dress warm. The wind was pretty strong, especially near the water. We even saw a few deer.

Meriwether B.
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Takes you by some Civil War entrenchments, which was very cool!

Alan Bourne
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A nice vantage point to enjoy the lake and a beautiful forrest.

Matt Whaling
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Leroy Thomas
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Howard Kershaw
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Jennifer Frankowski
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Christine Hobbs
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Jennifer Frankowski
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Jennifer Frankowski
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Mel Russo
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Anya Perreault
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Kristina Cisneros
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LaTasha Richardson
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