Appalachian Trail: VA 606 to VA 663

This 15-miler starts out gently along Dismal Creek then cranks up 1,300 feet to Sugar Run Mountain. Take the side trip to Falls of Dismal—a multi-tiered cascade and local swimming hole.
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This 15-miler starts out gently along Dismal Creek then cranks up 1,300 feet to Sugar Run Mountain. Take the side trip to Falls of Dismal—a multi-tiered cascade and local swimming hole.

Shelters: Wapiti Shelter; sleeps 8.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 24.1

Waypoints

WPT003

Location: 37.2417488098144, -80.8645858764648

Big Horse Gap. Cross FS 612

WPT036

Location: 37.2463989257812, -80.853385925293

AT turns W

WPT003

Location: 37.1886825561523, -80.8924331665039

Tiny stream

WPT016

Location: 37.2130165100098, -80.8543472290039

Gravel road

WPT021

Location: 37.2212677001953, -80.8406295776367

Bridge over stream

WPT033

Location: 37.2248840332031, -80.8207321166992

Stream

ZZZ040

Location: 37.1706504821777, -80.9021072387695

VA 606

WPT005

Location: 37.1908340454102, -80.8915634155274

AT turns E

WPT018

Location: 37.1867828369141, -80.8996276855469

Campsite

WPT007

Location: 37.1963996887207, -80.8822479248047

AT turns E @ trail jct.

WPT022

Location: 37.2213668823242, -80.840446472168

AT turns E; campsite

WPT027

Location: 37.224250793457, -80.8275527954102

Campsite

WPT009

Location: 37.1997337341309, -80.8769989013672

Tiny stream

WPT008

Location: 37.1982345581055, -80.8800506591797

Small stream. AT turns E

WPT024

Location: 37.2220993041992, -80.8376846313476

AT turns E

WPT026

Location: 37.223014831543, -80.831916809082

Bridge over small stream

WPT014

Location: 37.2101669311523, -80.8572845458984

Tiny stream

WPT010

Location: 37.1997680664062, -80.8756637573242

AT turns W; stream

WPT030

Location: 37.2248344421387, -80.824951171875

Stream. AT turns W

WPT023

Location: 37.2213668823242, -80.8401184082031

Bridge

WPT031

Location: 37.2246513366699, -80.8244323730469

Trail to Wapiti Shelter

WPT011

Location: 37.2025833129883, -80.8686370849609

Old trail to the E

WPT028

Location: 37.2245178222656, -80.8271865844726

Cross trail

WPT001

Location: 37.1859741210938, -80.901611328125

Falls of Dismal

WPT017

Location: 37.2137489318848, -80.8543701171875

Bridge over Dismal Creek

WPT013

Location: 37.2093162536621, -80.858512878418

Side trail to the E

WPT004

Location: 37.2529830932617, -80.8588027954102

Jeep road

WPT015

Location: 37.2110824584961, -80.8569183349609

Jefferson National Forest

WPT004

Location: 37.1887817382812, -80.8919677734375

Campsite

WPT029

Location: 37.2250518798828, -80.826301574707

Bridge

WPT017

Location: 37.1859016418457, -80.8968353271484

Blue-blazed trail to falls (.3 mi.)

WPT016

Location: 37.1707000732422, -80.9014358520508

Trail register

WPT019

Location: 37.2158164978027, -80.8498306274414

Side trail to the E

WPT006

Location: 37.1932334899902, -80.8851699829102

Bridge

ZZZ041

Location: 37.2560348510742, -80.8556976318359

VA 663. Road to Wood Hole

WPT025

Location: 37.2224998474121, -80.8346328735352

Bridge

WPT032

Location: 37.2242164611816, -80.8227310180664

Side trail to the E

WPT002

Location: 37.2419662475586, -80.8629302978516

Road crossing

WPT012

Location: 37.2031173706055, -80.8684692382812

AT turns E

WPT018

Location: 37.2153663635254, -80.8507995605469

Bridge over stream

WPT037

Location: 37.2420845031738, -80.8623657226562

FS 103

WPT034

Location: 37.2284660339356, -80.8157806396484

Stream

WPT035

Location: 37.242000579834, -80.8162689208984

Viewpoint: See Pearisburg lights at night. Ridgeline hiking on Sugar Run Mtn.

DSCF4991

Location: 37.18603515625, -80.901481628418

DSCF4938

Location: 37.2214317321777, -80.8397979736328

DSCF4934

Location: 37.2139053344727, -80.8543090820312