Trail Information

The New River Valley has many excellent trail resources. Please visit the following sites for more trail information.

The Huckleberry Trail
A 5.76 mile paved connection between Blacksburg and Christiansburg. Due to it's origins as a rails-to-trails project, it is fairly flat with a few hills here and there. Goes through many wooded areas and has a few road crossings. Good for all ages and abilities.
Appalachian Trail
The amazing Appalachian Trail runs straight through the New River Valley! We are lucky to host a great piece of this trail. Any of the trail can make a good trip. If you're looking for a day hike with a view at the top, check out Dragon's Tooth, McAffee's Knob, Angle's Rest, and a few other area highlights. Difficulty varries from easy to quite dificult.
Pathways for Radford
Radford has one of the areas best path and trail system. Much of it is paved and there are many offshoots to nature and recreation locations. Good for all ages and abilities.
New River Trail State Park
A rails-to-trails project that provides both quick adventures or an over 50 mile long one-way haul. Highlights include old railroad tunnels and bridges. Surface is of the "crushed cinder" variety and just about anything but skinny road cycling tires will do. Good for all ages and abilities.
Pandapas Pond
Hiking, walking, and mountain bike trails. Access on Route 460 north of Blacksburg or by Old Farm Trail from Meadowbrook Dr. in Blacksburg for a challenging ascent. Varies from easy to the most difficult and fun mountain bike trails.
Located in Pembroke, VA off of Route 460, this local favorite trail leads along a rocky stream to a beautiful waterfall. Trail is a good day hike for almost any level of experience. For a special frozen treat, visit in the winter!
TransAmerica Trail
A part of the famous "Route 76" cycling trail goes through various parts of the NRV.

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