Appalachian Trail: VA 623 to I-77

This relocated section avoids frequent stream crossings along Little Wolf Creek. Instead, you’ll cruise an old road and railroad grade, then contour the slopes of Brushy Mountain (covered in seasonal mountain laurel blooms).
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This relocated section avoids frequent stream crossings along Little Wolf Creek. Instead, you’ll cruise an old road and railroad grade, then contour the slopes of Brushy Mountain (covered in seasonal mountain laurel blooms).

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 25.1

Waypoints

WPT002

Location: 37.0834655761719, -81.2925338745117

Blue-blazed trail leads to Davis Farm Campsite

WPT003

Location: 37.1100654602051, -81.2060317993164

VA 615. AT turns E on gravel VA 615 for .5 mi.

WPT003

Location: 37.08544921875, -81.2848129272461

Views to the SE

WPT004

Location: 37.0927848815918, -81.2487335205078

Tiny stream crossing

WPT004

Location: 37.1050148010254, -81.202018737793

Blue-blazed Boss Trail to the W

WPT005

Location: 37.1040344238281, -81.2019805908203

Paved bridge over Laurel Creek

WPT005

Location: 37.0927848815918, -81.2479476928711

Side trail leads to shelter

WPT006

Location: 37.093448638916, -81.2476501464844

Jenkins Shelter

WPT006

Location: 37.1037178039551, -81.2019500732422

Campsite (room for 4 tents) to the E (well-used)

WPT007

Location: 37.1032333374023, -81.2021331787109

AT turns W off road, heading up rock stairs

WPT007

Location: 37.0930824279785, -81.2470321655274

Old jeep road

WPT008

Location: 37.0927314758301, -81.2460632324219

Bridge crossing over stream

WPT008

Location: 37.1032485961914, -81.2019195556641

Campsite and picnic table

WPT009

Location: 37.0882987976074, -81.2351837158203

Trail continues NE along Brushy Mtn. ridgeline

WPT009

Location: 37.1041831970215, -81.200569152832

Campsite

WPT010

Location: 37.089298248291, -81.2336654663086

AT follows relocated, high water route. Old route descends E to the river

WPT010

Location: 37.1094665527344, -81.1905364990234

Brushy Mtn.

WPT011

Location: 37.1063346862793, -81.2101516723633

AT turns W

WPT011

Location: 37.1129341125488, -81.1879653930664

Trail Boss Trail; AT turns E @ T

WPT012

Location: 37.1103172302246, -81.205451965332

VA 615. AT turns E

WPT012

Location: 37.1162338256836, -81.1839370727539

Trail views to the E

WPT013

Location: 37.118465423584, -81.1827163696289

AT turns E

WPT014

Location: 37.1251487731934, -81.1678009033203

Campsite with water; view

WPT015

Location: 37.1300659179688, -81.1608810424805

AT continues straight @ jct. with trail that travels E

WPT016

Location: 37.1308517456055, -81.1606826782226

AT veers E @ jct. with trail that travels W

WPT017

Location: 37.1313018798828, -81.1587677001953

Telephone line

WPT018

Location: 37.1325988769531, -81.1545639038086

Wide, mellow, flat trail

WPT019

Location: 37.1348152160644, -81.1432342529297

View of Bastian

WPT020

Location: 37.1363334655762, -81.1394500732422

AT turns W onto gravel road

WPT021

Location: 37.136848449707, -81.137451171875

Road walk; pass cell tower

WPT022

Location: 37.1377983093262, -81.1372146606445

Powerline

WPT023

Location: 37.1384010314941, -81.137451171875

Valley view

WPT024

Location: 37.1371650695801, -81.133430480957

National Scenic Hwy. and houses. AT turns W onto road

WPT025

Location: 37.1376495361328, -81.1323013305664

(ck AT map) Views N; HWY 70 (It looks like you're crossing US 52 here)

WPT026

Location: 37.1380348205566, -81.1303634643555

Cross National Scenic Hwy. on Kimberling Rd.

WPT027

Location: 37.1395149230957, -81.1262817382812

I-77 overpass; parking to the north

WPT048

Location: 37.0770492553711, -81.3070678710938

VA 623

WPT049

Location: 37.0789489746094, -81.3024978637695

Good views

WPT050

Location: 37.0808334350586, -81.2985000610352

Rock wall to the E

WPT051

Location: 37.0832176208496, -81.2929306030274

Trail to Davis Farm Campsite; water (.5 mi.)

WPT052

Location: 37.0854339599609, -81.2932968139648

Davis Farm Campsite. Note: This campsite is only 12 ft. x 15 ft. Good views