Overall Run Trail

MODERATE 52 reviews
#19 of 118 trails in

Overall Run Trail is a 7.3 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Bentonville, Virginia that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
7.3 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
2037 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

birding

hiking

nature trips

walking

forest

views

waterfall

wild flowers

rocky

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1 month ago

Down then up! Decent hike that allows you to run early on the downhill and then a steady climb coming back. I got stuck in a rain shower but the canopy of the trees keeps you almost completely dry. The streams were dry and the falls were just a trickle that wet the walls so not very scenic for august hike. I figured it would be dry. Some of the climbs are long and steep so be prepared to grind it out.

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1 month ago

We had planned on hiking up to the falls. The Alltrails map showed it as a 2.5 miles up to the falls. Turns out its more like 3 miles. We did the hike at the end of July. The creek beds were dry even though it had rained the day before.

We got to the parking area at 8am, and were the 3rd car there. When we finished 3 hours later, the parking area was full with cars parked along the road for a few hundred feet.

If there had been water in the creeks it would have been better. Without the water, it was a hike through the woods on a trail that is covered with rocks. You need good footwear to avoid turning an ankle and/or bruising the bottom of your feet.

The last mile up to the waterfall is pretty steep. I calculated it around 18%. So its a doozy.

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2 months ago

very difficult but amazing views and lots of fun!

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3 months ago

Challenging trail with rewarding views and waterfall. Dense brush near the top on the southern side and very narrow path in some places. Advise long pants if you plan to hike the entire loop. Watch for bears. I startled one near the top ridge at approximately the halfway point and was within 100 feet. Hiked 6/18/17.

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3 months ago

Steep climbs (up and down), great views and nicely shaded. But felt longer and (pedometers said it was longer) than 7.3 miles.

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3 months ago

Pretty trail through the forest along a wonderful stream. The views of the falls at the end are from afar but still pretty!

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3 months ago