U S 58 to Damascus (AT)

16.6 miles, Strenuous
81 miles from Roanoke, $7.00 carpool fee

This hike will be in the Mount Rogers Scenic Area, near the Tennessee state line. Parts of the trail will be along Whitetop Laurel Creek. The A.T. combines with the Virginia Creeper Trail for a short stretch of the hike. The hike will end in Damascus, Virginia which is known as the friendliest town along the A.T. The A.T. goes right down the main street through town.