Black Horse Gap to Curry Gap on Old AT

6.7 miles, moderate terrain
8 miles from Roanoke, $1.00 carpool fee

Approximately located along the Blue Ridge Parkway north of Route 460, this hike follows the directions given in the 1934 Trail Guide on hiking the AT between Black Horse Gap and Curry Gap, and passes by the site of the original Black Horse Tavern, over the summits of Blue Knob and Washington Knob and near the origin of Curry Creek. There is significant orienteering and bushwhacking on this hike.