Crawfish/Channel Rock Loop Horseback Riding

The 15th most popular equestrian 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 horseback riding 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 horseback riding 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 Loop is the 15th most popular horse trail of all 35 horseback rides in Virginia. Several of the better horse trails are nearby Crawfish/Channel Rock Loop including Laurel Fork Trail, Trails Of Dismal, Tract Fork Trail, Balcony Falls Trail, Sulphur Spring Trail and Piney Ridge Trail.

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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 http://www.fs.usda.gov/gwj/

GPS:  36.98294, -81.29258

Date Published:  3/16/2016

Date Updated:  8/11/2016

ID:  14754

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