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Best Walking Trails Around Midlothian

The gloom of winter is behind us! The days are getting sunnier and the temperature is getting warmer. That means now is the perfect time to get outside! As you emerge from what feels like a hibernation now that winter is coming to a close, you’ll want to check out some of the best walking trails around Midlothian.

Robious Landing Park

Just a short drive from Center West, you’ll find Robious Landing Park! With 3.4 miles of trails, you’ll explore the beautiful wooded area and catch some James River views. If you time it right, you can enjoy a gorgeous sunset from the floating dock. Whether you’re enjoying a stroll with a friend, walking your dog, or running, this is a great place to enjoy the outdoors.

Huguenot Park

Huguenot Park is a great place to get your exercise on! The 2.3 miles of walking trails feature workout equipment and instructions on how to use the machines. Go on a walk, and stop at each of the workout stations to get a full-body workout!

Pony Pasture

Pony Pasture is a popular spot to catch some rays on the James River, receiving a quarter of a million visitors each year! However, it’s also a popular walking trail. Walk alongside the river and watch the rapids roll. Additionally, you can bring your pets to walk here as well!

Buttermilk Trail

Buttermilk Trail is a bit further from Center West but worth the trip! Located in Richmond, this trail is 4.5 miles out and back, running parallel to the James River. Enjoy a different view of the river from this beautiful trail, and you can bring your four-legged friends too!

Pocahontas State Park

In under a half-hour drive from Center West Apartments in Midlothian, you can blaze the trails of Pocahontas State Park in Chesterfield. With 43 miles of multi-use hiking trails, ranging from .2 to 6.8 miles in length, there’s plenty of walking paths to explore.

These walking trails around Midlothian are great places to enjoy the spring weather. Gain different perspectives of the James River or immerse yourself in the beautiful greenery. There’s no better time to get outside! If you have a furry friend, check out our blog Places to Walk Your Dog Midlothian.

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