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Osprey Trail via Cape Henry Trail is a 8.2 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Virginia Beach, Virginia that features a lake. The trail is good for all skill levels and offers a number of activity options. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length 8.2 mi Elevation gain 167 ft Route type Loop
Dogs on leash Kid friendly Hiking Mountain biking Nature trips Walking Bird watching Running Beach Forest Lake River Views Wild flowers Wildlife
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$5 on weekends and $4 on weekdays or get the state park pass.

Virginia Tourism Corporation, 901 Easy Byrd Street , Richmond, VA, 23219, Phone: 804-786-2051, Fax: 804-786-1919

Directions from Norfolk, VA: Take Interstate 64 to Exit 282, Northampton Boulevard/U.S. 13. Continue on U.S. 13 for about 4 miles then turn right onto Shore Drive/U.S. 60 and travel approximately 3-4 miles. The park is accessed from both sides of the U.S. 60. Camping and visitor center is on the left and cabins are to the right. Osprey Trail is off U.S. 60 on the right. Go past the contact station and veer left toward the restrooms. Begin on Cape Henry Bike Trail for about a couple hundred feet where Kingfisher branches off and take this trail to reach Osprey.

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Kazzmir Mccowan
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its not 8.2 miles its a bunch of small trails that add up to like 5 miles max.

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Jeffrey Marcum
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Be aware this is NOT a bike trail. Fees for non-prime time is $7.

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Clayton Hudson
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Bridge was out and had to go around. Other than that had a great hike.

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Mirka Phillips
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Osprey trail is NOT for biking, just hiking. Bike is allowed only on Cape Henry trail.

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Nick Rhodes
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First Landing Park trails, in their entirety, are great way to spend your entire day. For the most part, they're all flat trails, with the only challenge coming in their length depending on how much you prefer to walk. Be sure to pick up a park map from the trail Center. It's worth noting that there's also a parking pass fee ranging from $5 to $10 depending on the time of year.

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Laney Butt
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Hiking

Good trail, generally has less people than the rest of the park. (it's the farthest from any parking)

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Charlie Jones
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Backpacking

Hiked the trail Dec. 24, 2017. A good trail for beginner, like myself. Great views of the lake and surrounding homes.

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Steve Radford
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Running

This is a beautiful trail with scenic water views and some decent changes in terrain. Very little traffic because it is not close to the parking areas. You have to hike or run Long Creek Trail (also very nice) a couple of miles to get to Osprey.

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Dan Kirsch
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Hiking

Unfortunately this trail is closed for "maintenance" which is unfortunate as it is a great hike. But the park has put in place some serious looking signs that suggest that it's going to remain closed for some time.

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Alan Bourne
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This is an easy trail to hike but hard to get to. Both ends of the trail are off Long Creek Trail. So figure on hiking at least 4 miles. It also makes a nice loop trail combined with the southern portion of Long Creek Trail. There were woods, swamp and water views. I did not see another person on this trail even though it is a beautiful weekend and the park is busy.

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Ben Walkden
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Peter Cook
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Adam Bowen
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Leanne Mehrman
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Vincent Talerico
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Elizabeth Dalton
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deborah whitaker achilles
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Jeannie Hucko
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Alysse B
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Marylou Riche
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Tara Reel
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Dustin Sawicki
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Mark Addleman
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Gabby Rivera
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Lynn Lyons
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Chris W
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Pam Derck
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Jessi Hays
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John Brower
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