Mid Atlantic Backcountry Discovery Route

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Damascus, Virginia

Mid Atlantic Backcountry Discovery Route is a 1069.1 mile point-to-point trail located near Damascus, Virginia that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for walking, nature trips, and ohv/off road driving.

Length1,069.1 miElevation gain106,190 ftRoute typePoint to point
Nature tripsOHV/Off-road drivingWalkingForestViewsWildlife
Waypoints (41)
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Waterfall Starting Point
Waterfall at TN/VA border
36.6123, -81.693
2
Brushy Mountain Outpost
Brushy Mountain Outpost 2299 N Scenic Hwy Bland, VA, 24315, USA 276-688-4074
37.13688, -81.13309
3
Trents Gas & Grocery
Trents Gas & Grocey 900 Wilderness Rd Bland VA
37.17559, -80.908289
4
Dismal Creek Campground
FS Campground
37.1984196, -80.8867121
5
Wilburn Valley Grocery
Wilburn Valley Grocery 109 Wilburn Valley Rd Pearisburg, Virginia, 24134, United States 540-921-2639
37.2911167, -80.7425165
6
Marathon Gas
Marathon 7891 Virginia Ave Newport, Virginia, 24128, United States 540-626-7682
37.3033261, -80.5284762
7
Mountain Lake Lodge
37.355417, -80.537701
8
White Rock Campground
White Rock Campground 884 White Rock Rd Ripplemead, VA, 24150, USA
37.4299311, -80.4935872
9
Oak Ridge Station
Oak Ridge Station 21808 Mountain Valley Rd Mill
38.04765, -79.742332
10
Warm Springs Inn
Warm Springs Inn 12968 Sam Snead Hwy Warm Springs, VA, 24484, USA 540-839-5351
38.0540013, -79.7795391
11
Warm Springs Market
Warm Springs Market 15828 Mountain Valley Rd Warm Springs, Virginia, 24484, United States 540-839-2451
38.0555677, -79.805975
12
Brandywine General Store
Brandywine General Store Brandywine, WV, 26802, USA 304-249-5373
38.6245823, -79.2437196
13
Smoke Hole Resort
Smoke Hole Resort 8290 N Fork Hwy Cabins, WV, 26855, USA 304-257-4442
38.9856291, -79.2657995
14
Sunoco
Sunoco 428 Keyser Ave Petersburg, West Virginia, 26847, United States 304-257-9300
39.0011215, -79.1293287
15
Horn Camp School House
Horn Camp School House
39.178692, -78.771776
16
Bp
Bp US-50 Augusta, West Virginia, 26704, United States 304-496-8169
39.2977309, -78.615675
17
Oak Barrel Gas/Food
Gulf 35206 National Pike NE Little Orleans, MD, 21766, USA 301-478-2727
39.7050405, -78.3287859
18
Turn Right to C&O
Route turns right here
39.438028, -77.7967622
19
Canal Campsites
Tent Camping
39.4216488, -77.7486172
20
Antietam National Battlefield
Antietam National Battlefield
39.4731934, -77.7447692
21
Koa
Koa 343 Campground Rd Harpers Ferry, WV, 25425, USA 304-535-6895
39.3157768, -77.762711
22
Motorcycle Parking
Hannahs Train Depot 201 Potomac St Harpers Ferry, WV, 25425, USA
39.3246443, -77.7316522
23
South Mountain Creamery
South Mountain Creamery 8305 Bolivar Rd Middletown, MD, 21769, USA 301-371-8565
39.457891, -77.6031089
24
Poplar Grove Tent Camping
39.6563554, -77.4784634
25
Sunoco Gas
Sunoco 15010 Buchanan Trl E Washington Twp, PA, 17214, USA 717-794-2400
39.7290945, -77.4730754
26
Sheetz Mt Holly
Sheetz 420 N Baltimore Ave Mt Holly Springs, PA, 17065, USA 717-486-4439
40.1210618, -77.1902204
27
Holly Inn
Holly Inn 31 S Baltimore Ave Mt Holly Springs, PA, 17065, USA 717-486-3823
40.1130581, -77.1871734
28
Big Spring State Park
Big Spring State Park Pa-274 Toboyne Twp, PA, 17071, USA
40.2659655, -77.6564097
29
Gas & Grocery
Tuscarora
40.3719365, -77.6021815
30
McVeytown Minitmart
McVeytown Minitmart 5704 US-522 S McVeytown, Pennsylvania, 17051, United States 717-899-7886
40.4976439, -77.7405238
31
Greenwood Furnace Camp
Campground Rd
40.6468177, -77.7613163
32
Couch's Subs & Grocery
Couch's Subs & Grocery
40.6350404, -77.8213826
33
Harvey's Food Mart
Harvey's Food Mart 14644 Old Turnpike Rd Lewis Twp, PA, 17845, USA 570-922-4662
40.9032798, -77.1347952
34
Ravensburg State Park Campground
Camping
41.1082649, -77.2426629
35
Cedar Run Campground
Beach Rd and Cedar Ridge Rd
41.527226, -77.4467897
36
Exxon
Exxon 612 McElhattan Dr Wayne Twp, PA, 17745, USA
41.1542702, -77.3559594
37
Citgo
Citgo 10853 N State Route 44 Cummings Twp, PA, 17776, USA 570-753-8241
41.3098812, -77.3648858
38
Little Pine State Park
Little Pine State Park
41.3515958, -77.3544964
39
Cedar Run Inn
Small Hotel
41.5225197, -77.4469216
40
Cedar Run Campground
Beach Rd and Cedar Ridge Rd
41.527226, -77.4467897
41
Colton Point State Park
Colton Point State Park Colton Point Park Shippen Twp, Pennsylvania, 16901, United States
41.7059255, -77.4664879
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This trail was designed for adventure bikes, however it’s an incredible drive in an off road vehicle. If you plan to take the whole 1k plus miles I suggest a week and a jerry can of gas!! Otherwise it highly recommend and we would do it again!!!

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Anthony Lewandowski
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DiAnn Park
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