Virginia Creeper

photo:  Type: Backcountry, Rail Trail
Length: 33.40 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Agency: USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Location: Suburban/Rural
State(s): Virginia
Counties: Washington
Latitude: 36.622156
: -81.645122

Head to Abindgon, SW VA, just off I81. Trail heads SE from there.


Once a native American footpath, pioneer route and mountain railroad.

Additional Details

Width: 96 inches.
Primary Surface: Gravel
Secondary Surface: None
Average Grade: 2%
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Year Designated: 1985

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail Management:
Barry Garten
Area Ranger
Mt. Rogers National Recreation Area
George Washington and Jefferson National Forests
3714 Hwy. 16
Marion , VA 24354 -9700
(540) 783-5196



Green Cove Station Visitor Center on the Virginia Creeper Trail.

Green Cove Station Visitor Center on the Virginia Creeper Trail.


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