Located in Virginia, the hiking in Mount Rogers is known for two nice hiking trails. The best Mount Rogers hiking based on popularity are considered to be Iron Mountain and Virginia Highlands Trail. For a detailed trail description and printable trailhead map, just select a Mount Rogers hiking trail below.
Northeast of Damascus in the Mount Rogers National Recreation Area, the Iron Mountain Trail is a 22 mile hiking route traversing Iron Mountain plateau through thick meadows of wildflowers and old growth hemlocks. This scenic trail was an old stretch of the Appalachian Trail and runs through dense oak and birch forest with plenty of rhododendrons.