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Railroad Ditch Trail is a 8.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Suffolk, 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.

Length 8.3 mi Elevation gain 19 ft Route type Out & Back

Kid friendly

Hiking

Mountain biking

Nature trips

Bird watching

Ohv / off road driving

Forest

Lake

River

Wild flowers

Wildlife

Bugs

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Jeff Roberts
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Scenic drivingBugsFeeGreat!

Don't go for OHV driving. it is a very level, very smooth, gravel road. Great scenery ending at a really pretty lake. Pier with binocular stand. Nice boardwalk trails for getting into the vegetation. Good chance for seeing wildlife. We saw a spotted Bambi.

Chris Qualtieri
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OHV/Off Road Driving

Great slow 12 miles total Sunday morning drive. 6 miles to Lake Drummond and 6 miles back. Saw turtles and ducks. When leaving Suffolk three black bear. Worth the views! 4x4TradeCo

Ashley Serra
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HikingBugs

Was told this was an off road 4x4 trail. It was just a gravel road. Short ride to the lake which was pretty.

Sarah Farrell
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Very straight well kept gravel road leading to a huge lake. Drive slow and enjoy the ride or walk some boardwalk trails.

Martina Maddox
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HikingOff trail

Good easy fire road trail. Has sides for small hiking. Drive this road, it’s 12 miles total out and back. The lake part is just a boat launch.

Elena Tate
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Mountain biking

Another hot day but at least there is more variety on these trails.

Alan Bourne
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Mountain biking
First to Review

One of only three trails in the park that allow motor vehicles. The three trails join together to travel to Lake Drummond. By the time you drive the 12 mile round trip you may be glad that you didn't walk. For a nice break,stop at the Underground Railroad Pavilion trail-head and walk the boardwalk.

Adam Bryant
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Hiking
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