Big Horse Gap - Kimberling Creek 113-Mile Hikes #12 & #13
13 miles, moderate terrain
70 miles from Orange Market + 10-mile shuttle, $8.00 carpool fee
Begins at the AT crossing of USFS-103 at Big Horse Gap at
3800 Sugar Run Rd, Pearisburg, VA. From
there go Left, SW, on a FS road to a T and 100 feet to the right.
Ends VA-606 a half mile west of VA-42.
Starts South on the AT and follows the AT from Big Horse Gap
to Kimberling Creek, combining Hikes #12 and #13. The first part of the hike follows
the ridge line for several miles, offering views of the Wilburn and New River
Valleys. After descending Sugar Run Mountain, the trail follows Dismal Creek,
much of it through a rhododendron tunnel.