Waypoint: GladeMtn

mile 534.89 / ⛰

Waypoint: VaughtBr

mile 535.88 / 💧


Headwaters of Vaught Branch.

Waypoint: VaughtBrII

mile 536.22 / 💧


Cross Vaught Branch.

Waypoint: ChatfieldShelter

mile 536.35 / SH


Sleeps 6, tenting. Water source is Vaught Branch.

Waypoint: VaughtBrIII

mile 536.58 / 💧


Cross Vaught Branch.

Waypoint: FS86

mile 536.66 / 🚗

Waypoint: VaughtBrIV

mile 536.75 / 💧


Cross Vaught Branch.

Waypoint: VaughtBrV

mile 536.93 / 💧


Cross Vaught Branch.

Waypoint: VaughtBrVI

mile 537.23 / 💧


Cross Vaught Branch.

Waypoint: AT53346

mile 537.88 / ⚡ī¸

Waypoint: RockyHollowRd

mile 538.15 / 🚗

Waypoint: PhillippiBranch

mile 538.22 / 💧


Cross Phillippi Branch on a footbridge.

Waypoint: KegleyLn

mile 538.58 / 🚗

Waypoint: AT53558

mile 540.02 / 🛤

Waypoint: US11

mile 540.70 / 🚗


West 100 yards to the Relax Inn, a motel.

Waypoint: VillageTruckStop

mile 540.72 / g


24 hour, convenience store and restaurant.

Waypoint: AtkinsExxon

mile 540.80 / g


Open daily 6a-11p. Public transportation stop.

Waypoint: I-81

mile 541.00 / 🚗

Waypoint: WindsorRd

mile 541.07 / TH


AT nobo trailhead out of Atkins at Windsor Road.

Waypoint: AT53551

mile 541.31 / 🚗


Two track.

Waypoint: DryRun

mile 541.46 / 💧


Stream in a pasture.

Waypoint: DavisValleyRd

mile 541.83 / 🚗

Waypoint: DavisPathCamp

mile 543.56 / 🏕


Site of old Davis Path Shelter, now a campsite with a picnic table and privy.

Waypoint: ATCrawfish

mile 547.58 / 💧


Crawfish Trail joins the AT at a campsite. Just west of the AT is Reed Creek.

Waypoint: VA610

mile 550.71 / 🚗

Waypoint: VA742

mile 552.33 / 🚗


N Fork Holston River flows under VA 742.

Waypoint: VA42

mile 553.37 / 🚗

Waypoint: PossumJawCreek

mile 553.47 / 💧


Footbridge over small Possum Jaw Creek.

Waypoint: KnotMaul

mile 555.37 / SH


Sleeps 8, tenting, privy. Water source is a spring west of the shelter on a side trail.

Waypoint: KnotMaulBranch

mile 555.92 / 💧


Footbridge over Knot Maul Branch.

Waypoint: LynnCampCreek

mile 556.47 / 💧


Cross Lynn Camp Creek on a footbridge. Camping nearby.

Waypoint: ATLickCr

mile 558.79 / 💧


Cross large Lick Creek on a bridge. Camping nearby.

Waypoint: AT55348

mile 559.91 / 💧


Cross a small stream.

Waypoint: VA625

mile 560.10 / 🚗

Waypoint: ATChestnutKnobS

mile 562.52 / 🚗


AT joins road along the ridge of Chestnut Knob.

Waypoint: ChestnutKnobPond

mile 562.87 / 💧


W a short distance to a small pond and spring.

Waypoint: ChestnutSpringSpur

mile 564.58 / Jct


East 100 yards to a small spring.

Waypoint: ChestnutKnob

mile 564.72 / SH


Summit of Chestnut Knob. Fully enclosed shelter sleeps 8, tenting, privy. Water source is an unreliable piped spring south on the http://AT.For the next six and a half miles north, the AT follows the rim of Garden Mountain around the bowl-like valley of Burkes Garden.

Waypoint: GardenWalkerGap

mile 566.10 / 🚗


E 100 yards to a spring.

Waypoint: VA623

mile 570.82 / 🚗


Cross Va 623 on the ridge of Garden Mountain.

Waypoint: DavisFarmSpur

mile 571.80 / Jct


West 0.5 miles to a campsite and small stream.

Waypoint: JenkinsSpur

mile 575.25 / SJ


West 100 yards to shelter.

Waypoint: HuntingCampCr

mile 575.34 / 💧


Bridge over Hunting Camp Creek.

Waypoint: LaurelCreekJNF

mile 579.56 / 💧


Large creek, footbridge.

Waypoint: SuiterRoad

mile 579.60 / 🚗


AT crosses Suiter Road just outside the western border of the Hunting Camp Creek Wilderness.

Waypoint: AT57789

mile 584.39 / ⚡ī¸

Waypoint: AT58001

mile 585.88 / 🚗


AT nobo joins a dirt road.

Waypoint: AT58021

mile 586.03 / ⚡ī¸

Waypoint: US52

mile 586.41 / 🚗


AT nobo begins 0.7 mile roadwalk on US 52 and Va 612.E 3.7 miles on US 52 to Bland, VA. Big Walker Motel, (276) 688-3331, is across from a convenience store and Dairy Queen.

Waypoint: VA612

mile 586.58 / 🚗

Waypoint: I-77

mile 586.85 / 🌉

Waypoint: VA612-N

mile 587.26 / 🚗


AT nobo trailhead on VA 612.

Waypoint: HelveysMillSpur

mile 588.63 / SJ


East 0.3 miles to shelter, 0.5 to a creek.

Waypoint: VA611

mile 595.21 / đŸ…ŋī¸

Waypoint: JennyKnobSpur

mile 598.26 / SJ


E 100 yards to shelter.

Waypoint: PriceRidgeRoad

mile 599.56 / 🚗

Waypoint: AT59408

mile 600.63 / ⚡ī¸

Waypoint: KimberlingCreek

mile 604.66 / 🌉


Suspension bridge.

Waypoint: VA606

mile 604.71 / 🚗


W 0.5 miles to Trent's Grocery,<https://www.facebook.com/TrentsGrocery/>, (276) 928-1349, accepts packages.

Waypoint: DismalSpur

mile 606.55 / Jct


West 0.3 miles to swimming hole, campsite.

Waypoint: AT60192

mile 608.44 / 💧


Cross a stream.

Waypoint: AT60193

mile 608.45 / Jct

Waypoint: AT60391

mile 610.43 / 🚗


Dirt road.

Waypoint: DismalCreek

mile 610.49 / 🌉

Waypoint: RibbleTrailS

mile 610.59 / Jct


S jct of Ribble Trail with AT.

Waypoint: AT60429

mile 610.80 / 💧


Cross a stream.

Waypoint: AT60511

mile 611.63 / 💧


Cross a tributary of Dismal Creek.

Waypoint: AT60517

mile 611.69 / 💧


Cross a tributary of Dismal Creek.

Waypoint: AT60551

mile 612.02 / 💧


Cross a tributary of Dismal Creek.

Waypoint: DismalCrII

mile 612.63 / 💧


Cross Dismal Creek.

Waypoint: WapitiSpur

mile 612.66 / SJ


E 100 yards to shelter.

Waypoint: AT60637

mile 612.88 / 💧


Cross a tributary of Dismal Creek.

Waypoint: DismalCrIII

mile 613.28 / 💧


Cross Dismal Creek.

Waypoint: AT60865

mile 615.17 / 📷


View.

Waypoint: SugarRunSpur

mile 617.39 / Jct


East 0.1 miles to a view

Waypoint: RibbleTrailN

mile 618.02 / Jct


AT and Ribble Trail, north junction.

Waypoint: BigHorse

mile 618.17 / Gap


Road.

Waypoint: AT61285

mile 619.35 / 🚗


Dirt road.

Waypoint: SugarRunRoad

mile 619.74 / đŸ…ŋī¸

Waypoint: DocsKnobParkingSpur

mile 621.78 / Jct


West 0.1 miles to parking area.

Waypoint: DocsKnobShelter

mile 621.90 / SH


Sleeps 6, privy. Water source is a spring next to the shelter.

Waypoint: AT61935

mile 625.60 / ⚡ī¸

Waypoint: AngelsRestCampSpur

mile 627.82 / Jct


West 0.2 miles to a spring.

Waypoint: AngelsRestSpur

mile 628.27 / Jct

Waypoint: CrossAve

mile 630.14 / 🚗


This is the closest foot access to http://Pearisburg.East 1 mile to Pearisburg, VA. The town has resupply options, restaurants and lodging.

Waypoint: AT62514

mile 630.42 / ⚡ī¸

Waypoint: NarrowsRoad

mile 631.10 / đŸ…ŋī¸

Waypoint: NewBridge

mile 631.64 / 🌉


New River.

Waypoint: PearisburgN

mile 631.92 / TH


AT enters the woods north of Pearisburg.

Waypoint: AT62405

mile 632.86 / 🚗


Service road.

Waypoint: ClendenninRoad

mile 635.29 / 🚗

Waypoint: AT62731

mile 636.15 / ⚡ī¸

Waypoint: AT63055

mile 637.44 / 💧


Piped spring.

Waypoint: RiceFieldSpur

mile 638.06 / SJ

Waypoint: AT63206

mile 639.02 / ⚡ī¸


Power lines, north end.

Waypoint: SymmsGap

mile 643.14 / Gap


Just south of Symms Gap, the AT passes through open meadows.

Waypoint: ATSugarCampFarm

mile 644.06 / Jct


Sugar Camp Farm Trail joins the AT.

Waypoint: DickinsonGap

mile 645.62 / Gap

Waypoint: ATAlleghenyS

mile 647.76 / Jct


AT joins the Allegheny Trail.

Waypoint: PetersMtnWildS

mile 647.81 / ℹī¸


AT nobo enters Peter's Mtn Wildnerness.