This Meandering Trail Leads To A Fire Tower You Can Hike To For Stunning Views Of Virginia
There’s no better way to gain an appreciation for Virginia’s natural beauty than to find an overlook that lets you see for miles and miles. Today’s feature destination accomplishes just that. The trail that leads you to the Mendota Fire Tower is short and sweet, and the overlook is absolutely enchanting. While you can’t climb the actual fire tower — it’s much too old and rickety — you’ll find the views from the base won’t disappoint. Here’s more on this unique fire tower hike in Virginia and the view that promises to impress.
Have you ever hiked to the base of the Mendota Fire Tower in Virginia? What did you think? Feel free to share your thoughts with us in the comments below — we’d love to hear from you!
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.