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Top Spots

Bike the Virginia Creeper Trail

Damascus, Virginia

5.0
17 mi

Explore Backbone Rock and Falls

Shady Valley, Tennessee

4.7

Backbone Falls Trail

Shady Valley, Tennessee

0.44 mi / 243 ft gain

Backbone Rock Trail

Shady Valley, Tennessee

0.46 mi / 85 ft gain

Beargap Trail to Appalachian Trail to Virginia Creeper Loop

Damascus, Virginia

10.77 mi / 1998 ft gain

Gentry Creek Falls

LAUREL BLMRY, Tennessee

4.51 mi / 679 ft gain

Virginia Creeper National Recreational Trail

Whitetop, Virginia

5.0
33.25 mi / 2139 ft gain

Hike the Appalachian Trail from Elk Garden to Buzzard Rock

Troutdale, Virginia

5.0
6.6 mi / 1000 ft gain

Appalachian Trail: Low Gap to Damascus

Bristol, Tennessee

14.21 mi / 1591 ft gain

Places to stay

Backbone Rock Campground

Shady Valley, Tennessee

Backbone Rock Campground

Beartree

Damascus, Virginia

Beartree

Grindstone

1946 Laurel Valley Road

Grindstone

Fox Creek Horse Camp

Troutdale, Virginia

Fox Creek Horse Camp

Old Virginia Group Horse Camp

Mouth of Wilson, Virginia

Old Virginia Group Horse Camp

Hurricane Campground

Sugar Grove, Virginia

Hurricane Campground

Guides and stories

Road to Damascus

Road to Damascus

David Lefkowitz

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