This Incredible Trail Spans The Entire State of Virginia
The Appalachian Trial is an iconic thru-trek that outdoor enthusiasts from all across the world dream of completing. Of the trail’s 2,181 miles, 544 of them belong to Virginia (more than any other state). And while this may just be considered a section of the Appalachian Trail, many hikers who have had the experience of hiking from one end of Virginia to the next will agree that it’s nothing short of epic. Along the way, the trail meanders through diverse landscapes, showcases breathtaking overlooks, and offers an unforgettable glimpse into Virginia’s natural history. Here’s just a glimpse of Virginia’s Appalachian Trail:
Curious to learn more about the Virginia portion of the trail? Be sure to visit the official Appalachian Trail website for maps and more.
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A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Alexandria. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.