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Appalachian Trail: I-77 to VA 608

Numerous campsites, two shelters, and a viewpoint dot this 12.7-mile section hike. Note: Native wintergreen grows along the trail.

Rating

Shelters: Helveys Mill Shelter; sleeps 6. Jenny Knob Shelter; sleeps 6.

To Trailhead

Start: From Bastian, VA, head southeast on N. Scenic Hwy./US 52. In roughly 1.5 miles, turn left onto VA 612. Go .3 mile to parking. End: From Holly Brook, VA, head S on VA 608 for 2.6 miles to trail crossing.

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