Pocopson Park Path
A Hard 2 mile long paved walking path 15 minutes away
Effort: This 2 mile walking path loop has has a Flat Equivalent Length of 2.3 miles total and merits an Overall Grade Rating of Hard. Depending on the direction, the longest continuous grades are as follows: a 240-310' section with at least easy grades, a 200-210' section with at least easy to moderate grades, a 170' section with at least moderate grades, and a 140-170' section with at least difficult grades. Difficulty is generally equivalent regardless of which direction you go in. Click the map below for more detailed information, and click here for information on our grade rating system and how we use grades to establish effort.
Stress: This 5-6' wide paved waking path would generally rated as very low stress for most users, except that less experienced wheelchair users may find the 140-170' section with difficult downhill grades to be very stressful.
Universal Access: The path does not meet standards with respect to running grade with an Overall Grade Rating of Hard to Very Hard. As a walking path, it otherwise meets all standards for surface, obstacles, cross-slope, and passing spaces.
Other features: This is a quiet trail, running through fields and forests, at times close to the Pocopson Creek. Most of the route is unshaded. There are several benches along the way, and a picnic pavilion and playground at Pocopson Park.
Connections: There are some shortcuts and other spurs along this route.
Getting there: Click here (or on the map) for directions to the trailhead.
Trail maps: To see the grade in each direction for each 10' section on the map below, click on Filter and select the direction, toggle the filter on, and then close (x) it.
Click on Legend to see the symbols indicating different grades.
Click Home to re-center the map on the trail.
Click here to open the map in a new window.
Click Your Location to track your progress while you hike.