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Appalachian Trail: Dickey Gap to Mount Rogers Headquarters

This 13.1-miler twists around several 3,400-foot peaks then dips into wooded valleys and traces an old narrow-gauge railroad route.

Rating

Shelters: Trimpi Shelter; sleeps 8. Partnership Shelter; sleeps 16.

To Trailhead

Start: From Troutdale, VA, head west on Troutdale Hwy./VA 16. In 2.6 miles, turn left onto Comers Creek Rd. Go 175 feet to trail crossing. End: From Main St. and Commerce St. in Marion, VA, head southeast on Commerce St./VA 16 (toward E. Town St.). Go 6.6 miles to trail crossing.

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