Troutville, US-11 to Fullhardt Knob
7 or 3.5 miles, moderate terrain
No carpool fee
The hike is located in Botetourt County.This up-and-back
Appalachian Trail hike begins at a small parking lot on Route 11 at the
Troutville town limits. After crossing railroad tracks, hikers ascend a grassy
hill with excellent views. The trail then crosses a road and begins the climb
to Fullhardt Knob. Shortly before the summit and shelter are reached, a side
trail leads to a viewpoint.
We may use part of the old A.T. on the hike back down.