Compton Peak from Jenkins Gap via Appalachian Trail

MODERATE 2 reviews
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Compton Peak from Jenkins Gap via Appalachian Trail is a 3.3 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Huntly, Virginia that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is best used from April until October.

DISTANCE
3.3 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
836 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

birding

hiking

nature trips

walking

views

wild flowers

This out-and-back day hike takes the lesser-used approach to a mountaintop with two good vistas from the rock protrusions along its flanks.