Appalachian Trail: US 220 to FS 191

Wind through mid-Atlantic woodlands and farmland to Fullhardt Knob on this 5.3-mile dayhike. Along the way, pass a collier’s pit where charcoal was made for nearby iron furnaces during the 19th century.
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Wind through mid-Atlantic woodlands and farmland to Fullhardt Knob on this 5.3-mile dayhike. Along the way, pass a collier’s pit where charcoal was made for nearby iron furnaces during the 19th century.

Shelters: Fullhardt Knob Shelter; sleeps 6.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 8.5

Waypoints

WPT015

Location: 37.397518157959, -79.8714981079102

Smooth; graded

WPT017

Location: 37.3955001831055, -79.8635330200195

AT turns W

WPT010

Location: 37.401481628418, -79.8877182006836

Stile; field

WPT011

Location: 37.4002990722656, -79.8871994018555

AT turns W

WPT013

Location: 37.399299621582, -79.8852691650391

VA 652

WPT021

Location: 37.3979682922363, -79.8510360717774

Campsite (room for 1 tent)

WPT003

Location: 37.4047012329102, -79.8959655761719

AT turns E @ jct. with VA 779

WPT019

Location: 37.3984336853027, -79.854736328125

Trail to shelter leads E for .1 mi.

ZZZ050

Location: 37.3983840942383, -79.8490829467774

FS 191. AT turns E @ jct. with forest road

DSCF5416

Location: 37.398681640625, -79.8854522705078

WPT018

Location: 37.396800994873, -79.8613357543945

Campsite

WPT016

Location: 37.4011154174805, -79.8676300048828

AT turns E, heading uphill

WPT007

Location: 37.4042663574219, -79.8904647827148

Cross bridge over stream

WPT012

Location: 37.3996505737305, -79.8852462768555

Bridge

WPT009

Location: 37.4039840698242, -79.8892364501953

Norfolk and Western railroad crossing

WPT006

Location: 37.4049835205078, -79.892936706543

Bridge over small stream

WPT008

Location: 37.4041481018066, -79.8898010253906

US 11

WPT005

Location: 37.4046821594238, -79.8948974609375

AT turns E; path

WPT020

Location: 37.3984184265137, -79.8539199829102

Full Hardt Knob Shelter

WPT002

Location: 37.4018173217773, -79.8978652954102

Bridge

WPT004

Location: 37.4047164916992, -79.8954162597656

I-81 underpass

WPT014

Location: 37.3983840942383, -79.8813323974609

2 gates

DSCF5421

Location: 37.3984184265137, -79.8539810180664

ZZZ049

Location: 37.3936157226562, -79.9066696166992

US 220

DSCF5421

Location: 37.3984184265137, -79.8539810180664