Appalachian Trail: Mount Rogers Headquarters to VA 86
This succinct 3.8-mile dayhike winds across Brushy Mountain’s ridgetop, traverses a small saddle, then crests Locust Mountain before a final descent.
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- Distance: 6.1
Location: 36.8114814758301, -81.4212646484375
Cross VA 16; AT continues NE
Location: 36.8148345947266, -81.4094848632812
Cross VA 622
Location: 36.8189849853516, -81.3908462524414
National Forest boundary
Location: 36.8233184814453, -81.3745803833008
AT switchbacks through rhododendron-covered landscapes
Location: 36.8347511291504, -81.3705673217774
VA 86; campsite; possible water source