Appalachian Trail: Rockfish Gap to Chester Gap is a 102.5 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Afton, Virginia that offers the chance to see wildlife. The trail is rated as difficult and primarily used for hiking, trail running, camping, and backpacking.
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I agree with Regina. I did the Shenandoah section of the AT 11 years ago. I would love to do the whole trail from Maine to Georgia in one hike but other demands do not allow that much continuous time out. Tis section is scenic, but my favorite is the middle section of the AT through Shenandoah.
Awesome life-changing experience to walk from Maine to Georgia in 7 months, starting in June, 2007 and ending in January, 2008. See my trail journal at http://www.trailjournals.com/mssnglnk