May 23, 2024

Dutch Gap Conservation Area (Local Hike, 4-5 Miles, Easy)

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Date(s)
Saturday, 10/03/2020

Time(s)
9:00 am - 11:00 am

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Location
Dutch Gap Conservation Area

Join us for a scenic hike around the tidal lagoon at Dutch Gap!

Dutch Gap features a very easy circuit trail around a James River tidal lagoon. You can opt to do one lap around the trail (4 miles) or two laps (around 7.5 miles). Bring your cameras – it is common to spot eagles, herons, hawks, deer, snakes, and other cuddly critters in this area!

HIKE DETAILS

  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Hike Distance: 4-5 miles
  • Elevation Change: Minimal
  • Hike Pace: Moderate
  • Terrain: Dirt trail, well graded

OTHER DETAILS

  • Recommended hiking gear: Broken in hiking shoes/boots, water, rain gear, sunscreen, insect repellent, basic first aid
  • Dogs Allowed: Yes
  • Cancellation: If weather becomes an issue, please check your email or contact the “Adventure Specialist” for this event.
  • Max Group Size: 15

Please visit our website for CVT’s policies and expectations for participants.

GUIDELINES FOR SOCIAL DISTANCING IN THE AGE OF COVID

  • Bring hand sanitizer and a mask or face covering. Use when necessary.
  • Avoid physical contact with other participants. Do not share food or hiking gear.
  • Maintain a safe distance from others when hiking or congregating before hikes.
  • Avoid use of public restrooms and facilities when possible.
  • Stay home if you are sick, symptomatic, or have been exposed to others in either category.
  • Until further notice, CVT will not be organizing any carpools.

HOW TO FIND US

  • Meet near the picnic tables in front of the visitors’ center.
  • For pre- and post-hike discussion with other participants, look for this event on our Facebook page!

ADVENTURE SPECIALIST

  • This event is being hosted by Brian from Central Virginia Trailblazers. If you sign up for this event, you will receive an email confirmation with the host’s contact information.

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