Channel / Crawfish Rock Trails For Mountain Biking

The 11th most popular mountain bike trail in Virginia.

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Situated 9 miles west of Wytheville in the Jefferson National Forest, the Crawfish/Channel Rock Trails is a 10 mile mountain biking loop running from the Crawfish Valley up Brushy Mountain. The orange-blazed trail runs along dry Tennessee Valley Divide ridge, crossing the AT, descending through the Channel Rock Hollow.

To reach the mountain biking trailhead from Wytheville, proceed north on SR680 for 2.5 miles. At SR625, head north for 4 miles to FS227. Follow FS227 northwest for 2 miles to gate.

Overall, Channel / Crawfish Rock Trails is the 11th most popular mountain bike trail of all 27 mountain biking rides in Virginia. Several of the better mountain bike trails are nearby Channel / Crawfish Rock Trails including Seven Sisters Trail, Dragons Back Trail, Tract Fork Trail and Laurel Fork Trail.


Local Contact(s):  Jefferson National Forest (703) 228-5551; Virginia Tourism (800) 847-4882.

Best Season:  May - Sept.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Luxury Loding:  Winter Green Resort (800) 325-2200

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  36.98294, -81.29258

Date Published:  5/19/2016

Date Updated:  8/9/2016

ID:  6529


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