Appalachian Trail: VA 607 to US 60

This 10.2-miler crosses a new suspension bridge over the Pedlar River and curves around the southern tip of Lynchburg Reservoir. Bonus: Cool off and snap photos at the waterfall next to Brown Mountain Creek.
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This 10.2-miler crosses a new suspension bridge over the Pedlar River and curves around the southern tip of Lynchburg Reservoir. Bonus: Cool off and snap photos at the waterfall next to Brown Mountain Creek.

Shelters: Brown Mountain Creek Shelter; sleeps 6.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 16.4

Waypoints

WPT011

Location: 37.676082611084, -79.2862014770508

Tiny stream

WPT018

Location: 37.6672172546387, -79.278450012207

AT relocation

WPT033

Location: 37.7235336303711, -79.2508697509766

US 60

WPT010

Location: 37.6776657104492, -79.2906799316406

Jeep Rd.

WPT016

Location: 37.6676330566406, -79.2819137573242

Campsite

WPT019

Location: 37.6693153381348, -79.2747344970703

View of Lynchburg Reservoir Dam

WPT027

Location: 37.7018165588379, -79.2687683105469

Bench @ information sign

WPT017

Location: 37.6669158935547, -79.2800140380859

Telephone line

WPT005

Location: 37.6763648986816, -79.3293991088867

Campsite (room for 9 tents)

WPT014

Location: 37.670482635498, -79.2831802368164

Suspension bridge over Pedlar River

WPT026

Location: 37.6972846984863, -79.2724151611328

Brown Mtn. Creek. Swimming, bridge and falls

WPT032

Location: 37.7233505249023, -79.2520141601562

Power line

WPT009

Location: 37.6740989685059, -79.2963638305664

Spring

WPT025

Location: 37.6895484924316, -79.2703857421875

Stream

WPT013

Location: 37.6711158752441, -79.2832183837891

Parking; FS 39

WPT006

Location: 37.6729850769043, -79.3126678466797

Campsite (room for 1 tent)

WPT008

Location: 37.6697654724121, -79.304931640625

Rice Mtn.

WPT031

Location: 37.7198677062988, -79.2615814208984

Stream

WPT024

Location: 37.6853485107422, -79.2712478637695

Cross Pedlar Lake Rd./FS 38

ZZZ055

Location: 37.6760673522949, -79.3326644897461

VA 607; Robinson Gap Rd.

WPT030

Location: 37.7164993286133, -79.263313293457

Bench and sign

WPT022

Location: 37.6819000244141, -79.2720184326172

Small stream

WPT012

Location: 37.6751670837402, -79.2833862304688

AT relocation

WPT028

Location: 37.708683013916, -79.2684478759766

Campsite. AT turns E. Cross 2 log bridges over creek

WPT023

Location: 37.6831665039062, -79.2718963623047

Swapping Camp Creek

ZZZ056

Location: 37.7232666015625, -79.2498245239258

US 60; parking. AT turns W; woods

WPT021

Location: 37.6805648803711, -79.2743682861328

Trail to campsite

WPT020

Location: 37.675968170166, -79.2744522094726

Tiny stream and rock wall

WPT029

Location: 37.709415435791, -79.2683334350586

Brown Mtn. Creek Shelter

WPT007

Location: 37.6727180480957, -79.311882019043

Old trail

DSCF5740

Location: 37.6707000732422, -79.2831649780274

DSCF5737

Location: 37.674934387207, -79.2852478027344

DSCF5791

Location: 37.7109832763672, -79.2688980102539