Prospectors' Trail is a 3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Haysi, Virginia that features a great forest setting 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.
Directions from Haysi, VA: Breaks Interstate Park is 7 miles east of Elkhorn City, Kentucky and 8 miles north of Haysi, Virginia on Rt. 80. Detailed trail maps are available at park office.
Great short trail. Some good places for a little climbing. We did this, the Prospector's Trail, Overlook Trails, and the Laurel Branch Trail in one day easily.
Very Nice Trail. Trail can be narrow in some places and rocky in most of it!!