Appalachian Trail: Mount Rogers Headquarters to VA 86

This succinct 3.8-mile dayhike winds across Brushy Mountain’s ridgetop, traverses a small saddle, then crests Locust Mountain before a final descent.
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This succinct 3.8-mile dayhike winds across Brushy Mountain’s ridgetop, traverses a small saddle, then crests Locust Mountain before a final descent.

Shelters: None

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 6.1

Waypoints

ZZZ033

Location: 36.8114814758301, -81.4212646484375

Cross VA 16; AT continues NE

WPT005

Location: 36.8148345947266, -81.4094848632812

Cross VA 622

WPT006

Location: 36.8189849853516, -81.3908462524414

National Forest boundary

WPT007

Location: 36.8233184814453, -81.3745803833008

AT switchbacks through rhododendron-covered landscapes

ZZZ034

Location: 36.8347511291504, -81.3705673217774

VA 86; campsite; possible water source