Scales Trail Via Appalachian Trail

MODERATE 3 reviews
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Scales Trail Via Appalachian Trail is a 10.4 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Troutdale, Virginia that features a great forest setting. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily used for hiking and trail running. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
10.4 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1630 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

hiking

trail running

forest

rocky

backpacking
1 month ago

Beautiful on a nice day

backpacking
Saturday, July 09, 2016

hiking
Friday, November 13, 2015

I took the Scales Trail from the Crest Trail down to where it intersects with the AT. The trail is pretty rocky at times but a nice hike.