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Appalachian Trail: US 220 to FS 191

Wind through mid-Atlantic woodlands and farmland to Fullhardt Knob on this 5.3-mile dayhike. Along the way, pass a collier’s pit where charcoal was made for nearby iron furnaces during the 19th century.

Rating

Shelters: Fullhardt Knob Shelter; sleeps 6.

To Trailhead

Start: From Cloverdale, VA, head N on US 11 for 1.3 miles and turn left on US 220. In .7 miles make a U-turn onto US 220 S. Go .2 miles to trail crossing. End: 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.

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