Best views trails in Damascus, Virginia

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Explore the most popular views trails near Damascus with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Map of views trails in Damascus, Virginia
Top trails (10)
#1 - Virginia Creeper Trail: Damascus to Whitetop
Jefferson National Forest
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Length: 17.1 mi • Est. 8 h 19 m
#2 - Appalachian Trail: Buzzard Rock via Beech Mountain Road
Jefferson National Forest
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Length: 4.7 mi • Est. 2 h 58 m
First part of hike is a good workout since it's all uphill to Buzzard Rock. Then a nice leisurely stroll back downhill to the parking area.Show more
#3 - Mid Atlantic Backcountry Discovery Route
Damascus, Virginia
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Length: 1,069.1 mi • Est. Multi-day
#4 - Appalachian Trail: Damascus to Marion
Jefferson National Forest
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Length: 68.5 mi • Est. Multi-day
#5 - Appalachian Trail: US-58 Summit Cut to Mt. Rogers
Mount Rogers National Recreation Area
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Length: 22.5 mi • Est. Multi-day
#6 - Whitetop Laurel Creek
Jefferson National Forest
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Length: 11.6 mi • Est. 5 h 15 m
#7 - Bear Lake Trail
Jefferson National Forest
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Length: 0.9 mi • Est. 25 m
Bear Lake Trail is a partially paved forested trail that loops a small fishing lake with fishing piers and picnic area in a national forest campground. Show more
#8 - Feathercamp Ridge Trail Loop
Jefferson National Forest
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Length: 10.2 mi • Est. 5 h 6 m
#9 - Damascus Loop
Cherokee National Forest
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Length: 5.9 mi • Est. 2 h 23 m
#10 - Iron Mountain Trail
Jefferson National Forest
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Length: 12.3 mi • Est. 6 h 29 m