62 miles from Roanoke, $5.00 carpool fee
Allegheny Trail-2 options
Allegheny Trail to Pine Swamp
16.5 miles, moderate terrain
The hike will start in Monroe County, West Virginia.
It begins on WV-CR-15 at the parking lot for the Hanging Rock Raptor Migration
Observatory, and follows the Allegheny Trail south along the crest of
Peters Mountain mostly on old logging and forest service roads. At 12.5 miles this
hike joins the AT, and we will continue south to Dickinson Gap, where we’ll
follow a blue-blaze trail down to route 635.
Allegheny-AT-Ground Hog Trails
18.5 miles, moderate terrain
class=MsoNormal>The hike is located in Monroe County West Virginia. It
starts on WV CR15 at the parking lot for the Hanging Rock Raptor Migration
Observatory. The first 12.5 miles are on the Allegheny Trail, which follows the
crest of Peters Mountain mostly on old logging and forest service roads. We
will then head south on the A.T. for four miles to the Ground Hog Trail. The
last two miles will be on the Ground Hog Trail, ending on WVA Route 219/24.