Chief Benge Scout Trail is a 17.2 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Coeburn, VA that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible from April until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
dogs on leash
Directions from Coeburn or Norton, VA: Two trailheads: Head south of Coeburn on Rt. 72 to Rt. 664 (about 2 miles). Turn west on Rt. 664 for about 1 mile to Forest Service Road 700. Take 700 southeast to Forest Service Road 701. Head south on 701 which takes you to the parking lot. To reach the other trailhead take Rt. 619 south up the mountain for 3.7 miles. Turn left on Forest Service 238. Travel east 1.6 miles and you will see the campground entrance road. Follow it for 1.7 miles. Park by the observation tower.