Rocky Gap (Rt. 601) to Sinking Creek (Rt. 42) on AT



5.5 miles, moderate terrain
30 miles from Roanoke, $3.00 carpool fee

This AT hike begins from Rocky Gap with a short climb to the Johnís Creek Mountain trail. We then ridge walk over Kellyís Knob, pass a trail to a large bog known as Big Pond. At the top of Kellyís Knob there is a view from a large rock formation. We will pass the Laurel Creek Shelter and Laurel Creek and finally descend through open meadows to Va. 42.