Pony Pasture Rapids Trails

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Pony Pasture Rapids Trails is a 2.1 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Richmond, Virginia that features a river 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.

DISTANCE
2.1 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
22 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

road biking

trail running

walking

forest

river

views

wildlife

7 days ago

Good trail for kids - flat, mostly wooded and by the water. You can make it shorter or longer easily. Bring bug spray!

walking
16 days ago

Fun little nature walk for young kids. The side paths near the river make for extra exploration and a feeling of adventure for young ones. We walked from the main lot to wetlands looped around and back again.

hiking
1 month ago

walking
3 months ago

walking
4 months ago

Nice, easy walk. Can be busy at times though.

walking
4 months ago

walking
4 months ago

5 months ago

Great location along the beautiful James River!

6 months ago

6 months ago

walking
7 months ago

hiking
8 months ago

lovely path for the feel of Fall and beautiful river views.

9 months ago

mountain biking
9 months ago

We have taken the boys and the dog here many times. Great place to ride bikes, run the dog, and get in the river.

trail running
10 months ago

Great swimming and river wading to boulders after loose pack trail running. Flat. Good for recovery day

11 months ago

11 months ago

Cool hang out spot or great place to launch kayaks.
Parking is limited as it fills up pretty quickly on wknds. Over 150 parking spots are filled with people waiting by 11am. Seems like a locals meeting/social place to have drinks together as you lay on the rocks or swim in the Rapids but no one is rowdy or loud. This is a great place to relax and enjoy the outdoors. Whenever the water is over 5ft life jackets are required. Other then that there aren't many restrictions as to what you can and can't do.

11 months ago

Awesome next to the river