Appalachian Trail: Compton Gap to Jenkins Gap

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Appalachian Trail: Compton Gap to Jenkins Gap is a 5.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Huntly, Virginia that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is best used from April until October.

DISTANCE
5.1 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1318 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

walking

views

wild flowers

wildlife

hiking
Saturday, April 30, 2016

hiking
Monday, January 04, 2016

hiking
Friday, June 22, 2012

Great trail to hike, although can be quite strenuous on certain parts. Just hiked it twice this year in the summer and seen at least 5 black bears each time and other wildlife. Quite an awesome hike with the AT close by.