Hiking The Crawfish/Channel Rock Trails
The 16th most popular hiking trail in Virginia.
Wednesday 17 August 2016 04:05 GMT
Situated 9 miles west of Wytheville in the Jefferson National Forest, the Crawfish/Channel Rock Trails is a 10 mile hiking 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 hiking 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, Crawfish/Channel Rock Trails is the 16th most popular hiking trail of all 23 hikes in Virginia. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby Crawfish/Channel Rock Trails including Seven Sisters Trail, Laurel Fork Trail, Devils Fork Loop Trail, Trails Of Dismal and Tract Fork Trail.