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The Sand Cave Hike In Virginia That’s Unlike Any Other In The World

When it comes to hiking terrain, Virginia has a surprisingly impressive variety. From waterfall hikes, to mountain peaks, shoreline strolls and more, there’s no better way to experience the state than by hiking it. And then there are some hikes that are simply extraordinary, even for these high standards.

The White Rocks Overlook and Sand Cave Hike is one such adventure that’s sure to leave you speechless. For the immersive experience, hikers can embark on a 9 mile loop; however, the trail system at Cumberland Gap Park is extensive and allows for shorter alternatives (phew!). Here’s more on the incredible sites you’ll encounter:

For more information on the trail systems and parking details, be sure to visit the National Park Service website. If you’re looking for an outline of the 9-mile loop, be sure to refer to this helpful trail overview. Have you taken any of these trails at Cumberland Gap Park or seen these incredible geological features? Be sure to share your experience with us!

Beth
Beth is a musician and freelance writer from Richmond, Virginia.