It’s hard to imagine a season more beautiful than autumn for hiking in Virginia. As the leaves continue to change and eventually fall, the gorgeous landscapes become all the more inviting for a stroll. Just outside of Roanoke sits a beautiful trail that is seasonally-appropriate for another reason: it’s said to be haunted. The area known as Sarver Hollow has a fascinating history, and makes for a great walk through the woods…if you dare.

Whether or not you believe this trail could be haunted, there’s no denying the fact that taking this portion of the Appalachian Trail is to take a trip back in history. Have you seen these ruins in the woods or camped near Sarver Hollow Shelter? Be sure to share your experience!

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