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    Prince William Forest

    Park Virginia

Turkey Run Ridge Trail

Turkey Run Ridge Trail

Turkey Run Ridge Trail

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Turkey Run Ridge Trail (1.4 miles (2.3 km)

Turkey Run Ridge is a moderately-difficult trail between the Turkey Run Environmental Center and the South Fork of Quantico Creek. The trail starts at the Turkey Run Environmental Center next to the Turkey Run Ridge Campground sign. The trail is blazed with dark blue and can be used to connect with South Valley Trail.

 
Winter landscape of Turkey Run Ridge Trail

Winter landscape of Turkey Run Ridge trail

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The trail is about a 30 minute, moderate walk up and down small hills. about half way through the walk you will cross over the scenic drive and continue toward South Fork Quantico Creek.

 
Footbridge at the end of Turkey Run Ridge Trail.

Footbridge and South Fork Quantico Creek

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At the end of Turkey Run Ridge Trail you will come upon a small footbridge with the South Fork Quantico Creek in front of you. Cross over the bridge to follow South Valley Trail east toward North Orenda Road and Laurel Loop Trail.

 
South Fork Quantico Creek and view of Scenic Drive bridge

South Fork Quantico Creek and Scenic Drive bridge

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Take South Valley Trail to the west and you will have wonderful view of a Scenic Drive bridge that crosses over South Fork Quantico Creek. From here you can continue of South Valley Trail or stop at parking lot A.
 

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