Hiking The Poverty Creek Trail

The 17th most popular hiking trail in Virginia.

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Northwest of Blacksburg at the Pandapos Pond Recreation Area, the Poverty Creek trail network has over 17 miles of hiking routes. The trails include Poverty Creek Trail, Gap Mountain Trail and Brush Mountain Trail.

To reach the hiking trailhead from Blacksburg, head west on SR460. Turn left across crom SR621 to the trailhead parking area.

Overall, Poverty Creek Trail is the 17th most popular hiking trail of all 23 hikes in Virginia. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby Poverty Creek Trail including Three Ridges, Allegheny Trail, North Mountain Trail, Dry Run Trail, Signal Knob Loop and Shenandoah Mountain TrailWolf Ridge Trail.

Poverty Creek Trail Hiking Map



Local Contact(s):  George Washington National Forest (540) 265-5100; Virginia Tourism (800) 847-4882.

Recommended Book:  "Hiking Virginia" from Bill Burnham

Best Season:  May - Sept.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Reference Source:  click here http://www.fs.usda.gov/gwj/

GPS:  37.2857, -80.4609

Date Published:  4/2/2016

Date Updated:  7/20/2016

ID:  14643

Poverty Creek Trail Hiking Map


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