Angels Rest Overlook – AT Day Hike, Camping – Pearisburg, VA

The hike to Angels Rest Overlook is on a segment of the Appalachian Trail located in Pearisburg, VA. Directions from Blacksburg: 460W for ~25 miles, take the exit for SR 100, turn right onto Johnston Avenue, turn right onto Morris Avenue, and drive for a half mile until you see Appalachian Trail signs showing where the trail crosses the road. Continue reading “Angels Rest Overlook – AT Day Hike, Camping – Pearisburg, VA”

Chestnut Ridge Trail and Roanoke Mountain Campground – Virginia

Chestnut Ridge Trail and Roanoke Mountain Campground are located on the Mill Mountain Parkway between the Blue Ridge Parkway and the Mill Mountain Discover Center. Activities on the trail include hiking, dog walking, trail running, and horseback riding but mountain biking is not allowed. Continue reading “Chestnut Ridge Trail and Roanoke Mountain Campground – Virginia”

Dragons Tooth Trail – AT Hiking Loop, Camping – Catawba, VA

Dragon’s Tooth is located west of Roanoke, Virginia. From Blacksburg, directions are: take Mt Tabor Rd (State Route 624) north, left on VA-311, and a quick left at the sign for the trail. Hiking and camping are the primary activities on the trail. Continue reading “Dragons Tooth Trail – AT Hiking Loop, Camping – Catawba, VA”

Hiking Around Mountain Lake – Trail Map, Pictures – Virginia

Mountain Lake is about 17 miles from Blacksburg, VA. Directions from Blacksburg: take 460W, turn right onto Mountain Lake Road (State Route 700), and drive on Mountain Lake Road for seven miles. Continue reading “Hiking Around Mountain Lake – Trail Map, Pictures – Virginia”