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Ragged Mountain Natural Area

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Great place for a stroll or a hike

There are some medium strenuous trails around the reservoir, and although you're just a short ride... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2017
ProfessorCharles
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Virginia
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I went up here on a balmy fall day, sunny and close to 80 degrees. It is a drive way out in the... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2015
HotInFL
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Boynton Beach, Florida
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26 Nov 2017
“Great place for a stroll or a hike”
24 Feb 2017
“Hike and have fun”
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

There are some medium strenuous trails around the reservoir, and although you're just a short ride from town, you'll feel like you're back in the country. Usually you'll have the trails to yourself.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank ProfessorCharles
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Nice place for a short hike, especially when you are not in a good shape/mood for a hike. I hope soon the whole trail will be ready. But, even though you don't have a chance to walk around, it's still worth being there. Nature left...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

Lots of trees, easy hiking, cool in summer with all the trees overhead. Wildlife such a birds, squirrels, and maybe a rabbit or turtle. Wild flowers bloom under towering trees. Really lovely.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Mary M
Reviewed 23 January 2016

Nice place to visit in the autumn, but it is still in a stage of maturing. The area has so many "natural areas", I would pick another (Ivy Creek or Sugar Hollow) if you are just visiting the area. This one is still growing in,...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank samtrip12345
Reviewed 13 November 2015

I went up here on a balmy fall day, sunny and close to 80 degrees. It is a drive way out in the boonies. The trail heads are marked, and there is a trail map posted at the parking area. However, with deep fallen leaves,...More

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank HotInFL
Reviewed 17 March 2015

We have been searching for new things to do after 4 years visiting Charlottesville, and in 2 days we found 2 reservoirs. This is near the city center and new, not yet full of water, but worth a visit, and the trails are also not...More

Date of experience: March 2015
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