7.8 miles, moderate terrain
2 miles from the Orange Market, no carpool fee
The McAfee trailhead is by VA-311 & VA-864, 4444 Catawba Rd, 24153
Starting from the McAfee Parking lot on VA-311, the hike
follows the Appalachian Trail up and back. Extensive cliffs at the top afford
unparalleled views of both the Catawba Valley and the city of Roanoke.