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Best trails in Lexington

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Looking for a great trail near Lexington, Virginia? AllTrails has 5 great hiking trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Natural Bridge State Park or Douthat State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Mount Pleasant Special Management Area or Shamokin Springs Nature Preserve. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 3 easy trails in Lexington ranging from 1.6 to 7.4 miles and from 898 to 1,446 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Lexington
Top trails (5)
#1 - House Mountain Trail
Lexington, Virginia
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Length: 9.4 mi • Est. 5 h 40 m
House Mountain actually has two trails that fort at the "Saddle" area,Show more
#2 - Chessie Nature Trail
Lexington, Virginia
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Length: 7.4 mi • Est. 2 h 58 m
The Chessie Nature Trail is a public-access 7-mile long walking trail between Lexington and Buena Vista, along the former Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad right of way. The trail is most suitable for walking and running, as several fixed gates make the trail unsuitable for bicycles. The trail goes through private lands, including and active cattle farms. Exercise caution and respect. Dogs must be leashed at all times. Pack out all litter. The Rockbridge Area Conservation Council brought the trail to the attention of the Nature Conservancy and Virginia Commission on Outdoor Recreation, and in 1978 the Nature Conservancy accepted deed to the property. The deed was transferred to the VMI Foundation Inc. in 1979, and then to Virginia Military Institute in 2009.Show more
#3 - Woods Creek Trail
Jordans Point Park
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 1 h 50 m
#4 - North Mountain Trail Loop
George Washington and Jefferson National Forests
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Length: 11.2 mi • Est. 5 h 30 m
#5 - Lake Robertson Recreation Park
Lake Robertson Recreation Park
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Length: 1.6 mi • Est. 39 m