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Stuart's Knob Trail is a 1.5 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Stuart, Virginia that features a lake. The trail is good for all skill levels and is primarily used for hiking, walking, and nature trips. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 1.5 miles Elevation Gain: 370 feet Route Type: Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly


nature trips




11 months ago

This review is for all three trails here that are pretty much all on top of each other: Stuart's Knob Trail, Whiskey Run Trail, and Iron Mine Trail. These trails are great, and I do all three of them whenever I come to this area. Their difficulty is predominantly easy with some occasional incline here and there. As this is part of Fairy Stone Park, there is always a $7 parking fee.

Wed Jan 23 2019

01-22-19: Hiked Iron Mine trail to Upper and Lower Stuart's Knob trails. I am a novice hiker, and found the trails to be moderate at best. A few inclines, but no scrambling. There were a few trees down, but we've had a lot of ice and wind, and the parks department is excellent at maintaining the trails. The Bull Mountain overlook and the Fairy Stone beach overlook provided scenic views. I'll hike this again.

Mon Jan 07 2019

Easy trail to hike with some pretty views. All the mining history was cool to look at.

Mon Jan 07 2019

Thus is good for history buffs.

Mon Oct 30 2017

Great trail! The markings were a little off and the maintenance is lacking due to the fact of having to pay $5 to park.

Tue Feb 21 2017

nice easy hike.

23 days ago

1 month ago

Fri Apr 28 2017