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Walker Mountain Trail is a 15.5 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Bland, Virginia that features beautiful wild flowers. The trail is rated as difficult and primarily used for hiking, horses, and mountain biking. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length 15.5 mi Elevation gain 1,292 ft Route type Point to Point
Dogs on leash Hiking Horseback riding Mountain biking Views Wild flowers Wildlife Over grown
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Getting There

Walker Mountain Trail starts at the Big Walker Lookout Tower and ends (connects) at the Crawfish Trail about 1 mile from the Appalachian Trail in Crawfish Valley. Trail follows the ridge of Big Walker Mountain and was once the Appalachian Trail

Parking and Store at the lookout tower

Take Hwy 52 North from Wytheville or Hwy 52 South from Bland to the Big Walker Lookout Tower

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Matthew McCormick
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BackpackingOver grown

Not many views, there is now tower at the peak anymore. The trail was hard to find at some points. I wound up hiking up crawfish road to the peak, then returning to the tower. It almost felt like a trail blazing trip which was super cool.

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Wayne Walk Jr.
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Hiking

Did this trail a few years back. Tracked 19 miles from Big Walker Tower to Crawfish Parking Area. This trail was once the A.T.

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Hb Radar
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Hiking
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WALKER MOUNTAIN TRAIL GOES OVER THE MT / 1700 CLIMB EAST 1800 WEST / NORMAL WOODS

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Rachel Yeager
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Hiking
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Joel S
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Hiking
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