|Summary||Popular hike to a beautiful view and impressive rock formation|
|Type||Day Hike - Out and Back|
|Distance (Total)||7.0 miles / 11.3 km|
|Elevation Gain||1,200 feet / 366 meters|
|Minimum Elevation||2,000 feet / 610 meters|
|Maximum Elevation||3,200 feet / 975 meters|
|Hiking Season||- All Year Long|
|Things To See||- Cliffs - Mountain Views - Streams - Wildlife - Woods|
|Rating||★ ★ ★ ★ ★|
|Nearby Town||Roanoke, Virginia, United States|
From the trail head parking lot cross VA 311 and follow the white blazed Appalachian Trail for 3.5 miles to the summit. At the top you will find a 270 degree view over the surrounding mountains and an impressive rock overhang. On a good day you can see Tinker Cliffs and the Peaks Of Otter. If you continue 0.1 miles on the AT you will find another scenic view of Roanoke.
Take I-81 to Exit 140.
Then take VA 311 towards Catawba.
The trailhead parking lot in a few miles to the left at the top of the hill.
|Latitude||37.3802519248 degrees / 37° 22.815' / 37° 22' 48.91"|
|Longitude||-80.0895595551 degrees / -80° 5.374' / -80° 5' 22.41"|