Login

Activities & Events

                                             Hike Rating Codes

 Terrain    Distance
 1 = Very Strenuous     A = More than 13 miles
 2 = Strenuous   B = 9 to 13 miles
 3 = Moderate   C = 5 to 9 miles
 4 = Easy  D = Under 5 miles

Appropriate footwear (boots, trail runners) is strongly recommended for all hikes. Hikers must be properly equipped, aware of their limitations and hike within their ability. In the interest of safety,
hike coordinators may refuse to allow participation by club members or their guests.  If you are new to hiking, helpful suggestions can be found in Take a Hike.  Options for registering for a hike or other event may include on-line registration or phone number/e-mail address for the hike coordinator.  You do not need to sign up for the Wednesday hikes unless specifically requested by the hike coordinator.  Please honor the suggested donation when car-pooling to an event.

*Remember to check the Events page frequently for any status changes to events you are interested in or to see new activities. Also, events may be closed, canceled or updated with important information at any time.

 

For a suggested list of what to bring on a hike click here:

Year: 2017

1January, 2017
Jan 01 ODATC's Walker Jan and Feb hikes
Jan 04 January 4 (Wednesday) Fredericksburg Historic Trail (C/4)
Jan 07 January 7 (Saturday) CANCELLED Newport News Park B/3
Jan 09 January 9 (Monday) Cancelled Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden - Festival of Lights - Henrico (D/4)
Jan 10 January 10 (Tuesday) ODATC General Meeting - Science Museum of Virginia RVA
Jan 11 January 11 (Wednesday)
Jan 11 Cheryl Hadrych Brings the AT to RVA
Jan 14 January 14 & 15 Paul Wolfe Shelter Freezeree backpacking. (C/3)
Jan 14 January 14 (Saturday) York River State Park B/3
Jan 16 January 16 (Monday) M.L. King Day Richmond Riverfront RVA (C/4)
Jan 18 January 18 (Wednesday) Downtown Canal Walk to Church Hill RVA (C-4)
Jan 18 January 18 (Wednesday) Lunch Break Series at SMV - Noon RVA
Jan 22 January 22 (Sunday) Corbin Mtn Adventure (2/B)
Jan 25 January 25 (Wednesday) - Hike and Espionage Case* - Pocahontas State Park - Chesterfield (C/4)
Jan 28 January 28 (Saturday) CANCELLED Willis River Trail-Cumberland County (B/3)
Jan 30 January 30 (Monday) Henricus (D/4)
February
Feb 01 February 1 (Wednesday) Deep Run Park – Henrico (D/4)
Feb 04 February 4 (Saturday) (C/2) Robertson Mtn - Corbin Hollow loop
Feb 08 February 8 (Wednesday) Classic Richmond Neighborhoods RVA (D/4)
Feb 08 Feburary 8 (Wednesday) Lunch Break Series at SMV - Noon RVA
Feb 10 February 10-12 (Friday - Sunday) Blackwater Falls, WV
Feb 11 February 11 (Saturday) - NE Section Off Trail (Revised*)- Pocahontas State Park - Chesterfield (B/2)
Feb 13 February 13 (Monday)Walnut Creek Park - South of Charlottesville (C/3)
Feb 15 February 15 (Wednesday) Cold Harbor National Battlefield Park – Mechanicsville (D/4)
Feb 17 February 17-19 (Friday - Sunday) Canaan Valley, WV
Feb 18 February 18, (Saturday) Torry Ridge B/2
Feb 18 February 18 (Saturday) Work trip
Feb 19 February 19 (Sunday) Hike to the Paul Wolfe Shelter (B/2).
Feb 20 Monday, February 20, President’s Day Hike @ Lake Anna State Park - Spotsylvania Co.
Feb 22 February 22 (Wednesday) Poor Farm Park - Ashland (D/4)
Feb 25 February 25 (Saturday) Introduction to Backpacking Class
Feb 25 February 25 (Saturday) Virginia Capital Trail (B/3)
March
Mar 01 March 1 (Wednesday) Harrison Lake National Fish Hatchery - Charles City County D/4)
Mar 01 March 1 (Wednesday after work) Downtown one hour loop - James River Park - RVA (D/2)
Mar 04 Saturday March 4 - Great Dismal Swamp (B/3)
Mar 06 March 6 (Monday) Remote “Wild Side” Hike Pocahontas State Park – Chesterfield (B/2)
Mar 08 March 8 (Wednesday) Texas Beach – RVA (D/4)
Mar 08 March 8 (Wednesday after work) Downtown one hour loop - James River Park - RVA (D/2)
Mar 09 Thursday, (March 9) Fortune's Cove (C/2)
Mar 10 March 10 (Friday) McCormick Gap to the Calf Mountain Shelter - AT
Mar 10 Kilimanjaro- Henrico County Adventure Series
Mar 12 March 12 (Sunday) Hike Leader Dinner
Mar 13 March 13 (Monday) Ten-Miler Monday - SNP ( B/2 )
Mar 14 March 14, (Tuesday) ODATC General Meeting - Science Museum of Virginia RVA
Mar 15 March 15 (Wednesday) High Bridge Trail-Rice to Moran - Farmville (C/3)
Mar 15 Lunch Break - Mike Shelor - A walk in the woods
Mar 15 March 15 (Wednesday after work) Buttermilk/Northbank Trails Loop - James River Park - RVA (C/2)
Mar 18 March 18, (Saturday) AT work trip
Mar 18 March 18 (Saturday) Virginia Capital Trail #1 (Bike Ride)
Mar 19 March 19th (Sunday) Sawmill Run to Little Calf Mountain - B/2
Mar 19 Sunday, March 19 Reid's Gap to Hanging Rock (C/3)
Mar 20 March 20 (Monday) Virginia Capital Trail (B/3)
Mar 22 March 22 (Wednesday) Powhatan State Park (C/3)
Mar 22 March 22 (Wednesday after work) Buttermilk/Northbank Trails Loop - James River Park - RVA (C/2)
Mar 23 March 23 (Thursday) Doyles River Trail (C/3)
Mar 25 March 25 (Saturday) Camp Hoover Loop SNP (B/3)
Mar 25 March 25 (Saturday) work trip - trip full
Mar 27 March 27 (Monday) Ten-Miler Monday - SNP ( B/2 )
Mar 29 March 29-April 2 (Wednesday / Sunday) False Cape State Park Backpacking
Mar 29 March 29 (Wednesday) Downtown Canal Walk and Church Hill Flowers RVA (C/4)
Mar 29 March 29 (Wednesday after work) Buttermilk/Northbank Trails Loop - James River Park - RVA (C/2)
2April
Apr 01 April 1 (Saturday) Virginia Capital Trail #2 (Bike Ride)
Apr 02 April 2 Cancelled (Sunday) Caledon State Park (C/4)
Apr 03 April 3 (Monday) Ten-Miler Monday - SNP ( B/2 )
Apr 05 April 5 (Wednesday) Fortune’s Cove Preserve - Charlottesville (C/2)
Apr 05 April 5 (Wednesday) The Highlands and a Social – Chesterfield (D/4)
Apr 05 April 5 Cancelled (Wednesday after work) Buttermilk/Northbank Trails Loop - James River Park - RVA (C/2)
Apr 06 April 6 Cancelled (Thrusday) Virginia Capital Trail third hike (B/3)
Apr 07 April 7 (Friday) Crabtree Falls - The Priest (B/1)
Apr 08 April 8 (Saturday) Jones Run/Doyles River Falls (C/3)
Apr 09 April 9th (Sunday) Hike to the Paul Wolfe Shelter ………………… (C/2)
Apr 10 April 10 (Monday) Walking Williamsburg (B/4)
Apr 10 April 10 (Monday after work) Buttermilk/Northbank Trails Loop - James River Park - RVA (C/2)
Apr 12 April 12 (Wednesday) Cary Street to VCU RVA (C/3)
Apr 13 April 13 (Thursday) Saunders-Monticello Trail & Jefferson Birthday Celebration - Charlottesville (C/3)
Apr 15 April 15 (Saturday) worktrip "Garlic Mustard Challenge"
Apr 15 April 15, (Saturday) AT work trip
Apr 17 April 17 (Monday) Ten-Miler Monday - SNP ( B/2 )
Apr 17 April 17 (Monday after work) Buttermilk/Northbank Trails Loop - James River Park - RVA (C/2)
Apr 18 Date correction April 18 (Tuesday) New Tuesday Morning Series - James River Park – RVA (C/2)
Apr 19 April 19 (Wednesday) Bryan Park RVA (D/4)
Apr 20 April 20 (Thursday) Riprap Loop- Shenandoah National Park (B/2)
Apr 24 April 24 (Monday after work) Buttermilk/Northbank Trails Loop - James River Park - RVA (C/2)
Apr 25 April 25 (Tuesday) Cancelled Tuesday Morning Series. Next hike is May 9
Apr 26 April 26 (Wednesday) Oregon Hill / Hollywood Cemetery RVA (D-4)
Apr 26 April 26 (Wednesday) – Westover Hills - A Virginia Historic Garden Week Tour - RVA (D/4)
Apr 29 April 29th (Saturday) Montebello Fish Hatchery in Nelson County to Spy Rock (B/2)
May
May 01 May 1 (Monday after work) Buttermilk/Northbank Trails Loop - James River Park - RVA (C/2)
May 03 May 3 (Wednesday) - Pocahontas State Park - Chesterfield (C/3)
May 08 May 8 (Monday) Emerald Pond - Massanutten Mountain - the Valley (C/2) Rescheduled earlier from May 15
May 09 May 9 (Tuesday) Tuesday Morning Series - James River Park – RVA (C/2)
May 09 ODATC General Meeting - Pot Luck
May 10 May 10 (Wednesday) Master Naturalist Named for Garlic Mustard Pull
May 13 May 13 (Saturday) CANCELLED Virginia Blue Ridge Railway Trail - South of Charlottesville (B/3)
May 15 May 15 (Monday) Virginia Capital Trail 3rd of 5 Hikes- Charles City
May 15 May 15 (Monday after work) RSVP for Buttermilk/Northbank Trails Loop - James River Park - RVA (C/2)
May 16 May 16 (Tuesday) Tuesday Morning Series - James River Park – RVA (C/2)
May 17 May 17 (Wednesday) Grove/ Malvern Avenues - RVA (C/4)
May 20 May 20-21 (Saturday and Sunday) Storming of Thunder Ridge
May 20 May 20 ( Saturday) Torry Ridge (B/2)
May 22 May 22 (Monday) CANCELLED Virginia Capital Trail 4th of 5 hikes - Richmond (C/4)
May 22 May 22 (Monday after work) RSVP for Buttermilk/Northbank Trails Loop - James River Park - RVA (C/2)
May 23 May 23 (Tuesday) Tuesday Morning Series - James River Park – RVA (C/2)
May 24 May 24 (Wednesday) "Center of the Universe" parks
May 30 May 30 (Tuesday) Tuesday Morning Series - James River Park – RVA (C/2)
May 31 May 31 (Wednesday) Rockwood Park – Chesterfield (C-4)
June
Jun 02 June 2 (Friday) Jones Run and Doyle’s River Fall Circuit (C/2)
Jun 03 June 3 (Saturday) 105 mile Shenandoah National Park (A/2)
Jun 03 June 3 (Saturday) Pleasant Mountain Circuit in Amherst County, George Washington National Forest(C/2)
Jun 03 June 3 - 4 (Saturday-Sunday) Wilderness First Aid
Jun 06 June 6 (Tuesday) Tuesday Morning Series - James River Park – RVA (C/2)
Jun 07 June 7 Cary Street to VCU - Meeting time confirmed for 9:50 am
Jun 13 June 13 (Tuesday) Tuesday Morning Series - James River Park – RVA (C/2)
Jun 14 June 14 (Wednesday) Wednesday Hike Season Finale @ Lake Anna State Park - Spotsylvania Co. (C/4)
Jun 16 June 16-17 (Friday and Saturday) St Mary's Triathlon Festival, MD
Jun 17 June 17(Saturday) South River Falls (B/2)
Jun 20 June 20 (Tuesday) Tuesday Morning Series - James River Park – RVA (C/2)
Jun 21 June 21 (Wednesday) SMV lunch break series
Jun 30 June 30 (Friday) Jeremy’s Run (A/2)
3July
Jul 01 Maintenance Trip
Jul 07 July 7-10 (Friday - Monday) Great Allegheny Passage #1(Bike Ride) Pittsburg, PA
Jul 12 Lunch Break iPhotoBirds – Along The River’s Edge
Jul 14 July 14 (Friday) Camp Hoover ( C/2)
Jul 15 July 15 (Saturday) AT Maintenance trip
Jul 26 July 26 (Wednesday) North Anna Battlefield Park / sit in the river hike (D-4)
Jul 28 July 28 (Friday) Rockfish Gap to Shelter ( B/2)
August
Aug 04 Appalachian Trail Conservancy Conference
Aug 19 August 19 (Saturday) AT Maintenance trip
Aug 25 August 25-27 (Friday - Sunday) CANCELLED Lake Anna State Park, VA
Aug 26 August 26 (Saturday) The Larry Murtaugh Memorial Hike and Swim B/2
September
Sep 12 September 12 (Tuesday) ODATC general meeting
Sep 16 September 16 (Saturday) AT Maintenance trip
Sep 20 September 20 (Wednesday) Maymont, and ODATC’s Wednesday Hike Season Kickoff – RVA (D/4)
Sep 21 September 21-23 (Thursday to Saturday) 3 Day Spruce Knob, WV
Sep 23 September 23(Saturday) ODATC Section Day Hike - A/1
Sep 24 Prince William Forest Park - September 24 (Sunday) – C/3
Sep 26 September 26 (Selected Tuesday Mornings) James River Park - RVA (C/2)
Sep 27 September 27 (Wednesday) Deep Run Park, Western Henrico (D/3)
Sep 29 September 29-October 2 (Friday-Monday) Great Allegheny Passage #2 Bike ride Confluence, Pennsylvania
Sep 29 September 29 - October 1, 2017 (Friday - Sunday), West Virginia CANCELED
Sep 30 September 30 (Saturday) AT - Afton Mountain to ODATC’s shelter (B/3
4October
Oct 03 October 3 (Tuesday Morning) James River Park - RVA (C/2)
Oct 04 October 4 (Wednesday) BSA Camp Findley-Albright - Southern Chesterfield (C/4)
Oct 05 A.T. Section Hike (Davenport Gap to Iron Mtn Gap, TN)
Oct 07 October 7 ( Saturday) South River Falls (B/3)
Oct 09 October 9 (Monday) CANCELLED - Virginia Capital Trail (B/3) NEW HIKE
Oct 10 October 10 Tuesday morning Cancelled, expected wet conditions
Oct 11 October 11 (Wednesday) Cary Street to VCU RVA (C/3)
Oct 14 October 14th (Saturday) Sawmill Run to Little Calf Mountain - B/2
Oct 16 October 16-20 (Monday-Friday) AT hike in Northeast Tennessee
Oct 16 October 16 (Monday) Virginia Capital Trail (B/3) New Hike
Oct 18 October 18 (Wednesday) Crozier Hike and A Social Goochland (C/3)
Oct 20 October 20 (Friday) Three Ridges Mau Har 13+ mile loop (A/1)
Oct 21 October 21 (Saturday) AT Maintenance trip
Oct 21 October 21 (Saturday) Doyle River (C/3)
Oct 22 OCTOBER 22, 2017 (SUNDAY) 1:20 PM, POWHATAN STATE PARK C/3
Oct 22 October 22 (Sunday) ODATC’s Club Picnic Powhatan State Park - Powhatan
Oct 23 October 23 (Monday) Skyland to Thornton Gap (AT in SNP)
Oct 24 October 24 (Tuesday Morning) James River Park - Cancelled rain forecast
Oct 25 October 25 (Wednesday) James River Loop - North & South Banks - RVA (C/3)
Oct 28 October 28 & 29 (Saturday and Sunday) Halloween Hoot
Oct 30 October 30 (Monday) Virginia Capital Trail (B/3)
Oct 31 October 31 (Tuesday Morning) James River Park - RVA (C/2)
November
Nov 02 November 2 (Thursday) Japanese Gardens @ Maymont RVA (C/3)
Nov 04 November 4 (Saturday) Caledon State Park (C/4)
Nov 07 November 7 (Tuesday Mornings) James River Park - RVA (C/2)
Nov 07 November 14 (Tuesday Morning) James River Park - RVA (C/2)
Nov 08 November 8 (Wednesday) Texas Beach – RVA (D/4)
Nov 09 NOVEMBER 9-12 FALSE CAPE STATE PARK - (C/3)
Nov 09 November 9 (Thursday) Torry Ridge BRP (B/2)
Nov 14 ODATC General Meeting
Nov 18 November 18 (Saturday) AT Maintenance trip
Nov 28 November 28 (Tuesday Morning) James River Park - RVA (C/2)
December
Dec 04 December 4 (Monday) Walking Williamsburg (B/4)
Dec 05 December 5 (Tuesday Morning) James River Park - RVA (C/2)
Dec 08 December 8 (Friday Night) VCU Christmas Music Gala RVA
Dec 12 December 12 (Tuesday Morning) James River Park - RVA (C/2)
Dec 20 December 20 (Wednesday Night) Christmas Lights – RVA (D/4)

Old Dominion Appalachian Trail Club (c). 
P.O. Box 25283 
Richmond, VA 23260-5283
Contact us