Cornelius Creek Trail, AT, Glenwood Horse Trail, Apple Orchard Falls Trail
12.5 miles, moderate terrain
25 miles from Roanoke, $2.00 carpool fee
Botetourt County, the hike will start at the trailhead of the Cornelius Creek
Trail on the upper end of North Creek. We will follow Cornelius Creek Trail to
where it intersects the AT. We will then follow the AT South to the junction of
the blue blaze Trail to the Cornelius Creek Shelter. We will take the blue
blaze trail past the shelter to the Glenwood Horse Trail where we will head
north on the horse trail until it reaches the site of the former Camp Kewanzee.
We will then follow an old gated forest service road to the BRPW to Sunset
Field. We will take the Apple Orchard Falls Trail back to the starting point.
This hike offers three stunning creeks, two waterfalls, scenic views from Black
Rock Overlook and Sunset Field.