Big Cedar Creek Trail

EASY 22 reviews

Big Cedar Creek Trail is a 3.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Cleveland, Virginia that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until October.

DISTANCE
3.7 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
649 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

river

views

wild flowers

wildlife

Hike through unique geology and a diverse forest to scenic Big Falls and the Clinch River in southwest Virginia along Big Cedar Creek to Big Falls, the Pinnacle, and the Clinch River. Trail passes through a diverse forest containing a number of rare plants and unique geology, as well as outstanding scenery during any season. Several optional side trails branch off of the main trail, with one of these trails (the Pinnacle View Trail) included in this route to feature all of the preserve's scenic features in one comprehensive hike.

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5 days ago

Good local hike, with several different trails.

1 month ago

Excellent hike for kids or just an easy yet fun trek for anyone. Well manicured public park, would recommend starting about 4pm on a hot day, Shaded trail but the swimming hole is warm and refreshing as it sees sun all day!

hiking
1 month ago

Excellent place for easy hike with river, 2 waterfalls and many swimming possibilities. It also start with a swinging bridge. Wildlife and wildflowers are also abundant.

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2 months ago

I live locally and frequent this trail often. one of my favorite get aways!

2 months ago

Been there twice and enjoyed both hikes! Beautiful scenery and a nice little workout to boot! Good for beginners and experienced hikers!

3 months ago

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3 months ago

Loved this trail. Not very difficult, but still challenging. Good for hiking and taking your dog with you.

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4 months ago

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4 months ago

Nice swinging bridge.

5 months ago

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11 months ago

This is a pleasant easy walk. Nice scenery.