Black Horse Gap to Curry Gap on Old AT
6.7 miles, moderate terrain
8 miles from Roanoke, $1.00 carpool fee
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.