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.