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Appalachian Trail: FS 191 to VA 43

There’s no shortage of scenic overlooks on this 14.8-mile section that crisscrosses the Blue Ridge Parkway four times.

Rating

Shelters: Wilson Creek Shelter; sleeps 6. Bobblets Gap Shelter; sleeps 6.

To Trailhead

Start: From Troutville, VA, head N on Us 11 for 3.5 miles and turn right on NACE Rd. Continue straight for 1.8 miles and turn right on Salt Pond Rd. Go 2.1 miles to trail crossing. End: From Buchanan, VA, head S on VA 43 for 4.6 miles to trail crossing.

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