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Hiking in the Roanoke Valley

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Welcome to the #Roanoke Valley where outdoor adventures abound. This is a list of shorter hikes that are great for younger families. I included some of the longer "must see" hikes like McAfee's Knob so research distance first.

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Hoop Lower & Upper in Craig Co. Roaring Run Mill Mountain trails Belfast to Devil's Marbleyard Rt. 11 to 220 Sarver's Hollow in Montgomery County Cascade Falls Meadow Creek Falls in New Castle Fullhart Knob (parking at Route 11 or Mountain Pass Rd) Dark Horse Hollow James River State Park New River Trail State Park Carvin's Cove Cedar Creek Falls Big Rock Falls St. Mary Falls - Staunton Explore Park trails Bottom Creek Gorge Sharp Top and Flat Top - Peaks of Otter Spec Mine Trails Blackhorse Gap (to Camp Bethel) Andy Layne Trail Buzzard's Rock (Read Mtn) Tinker Mountain Greenfield Trail System Bobblet's Gap Blue Ridge Springs Trail Loop McAfee's Knob Dragon's Tooth Woodpecker Ridge - Troutville Apple Orchard Falls Poor Mountain Natural Area Preserve Chestnut Ridge Waid Recreation Park Smart View Loop - Ferrum

Dowload Map of the Appalachian Trail below:

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Download Map of Carvins Cove trails below:

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Download Map of McAfee's Knob trail below:

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Check out adventurer and outdoor photographer, Craig Hall's list of day hike essentials! Click here.

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