How much does the Virginia Creeper Trail cost?
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST? The most popular “Combo Package” (bike rental/shuttle) is $34.99. You can bring your own bike andget the Shuttle Only to Whitetop for $19.99.
Can you ride a road bike on the Virginia Creeper Trail?
Mountain bikes, hybrid bikes and cruisers work very well, as do cyclocross bikes, “gravel bikes” and other such adventure and touring bikes. Skinny road bike tires are best saved for another day (28 millimeter and larger road bike tires should be fine, however).
Where is the best place to start the Virginia Creeper Trail?
The 34-mile multi-use trail begins in Abingdon, a popular access point at Mile 0, and then carries on through rolling farmland to Damascus at Mile 15.5. From there, the Virginia Creeper winds up to its highest point at Whitetop Station, offering plenty of amenities and activities along the way.
How steep is the Virginia Creeper Trail?
At the trail’s lowest point, where it crosses South Holston Lake on a huge curving trestle, it is 2,000 feet above sea level, but, by the time it reaches Whitetop Community, it has ascended 1,600 feet, some of it at nearly 7 percent grade! The trail began as a Native American footpath.
Is the Virginia Creeper Trail flat?
If you would bike from your home town to the next town over then definitely bike the entire Virginia Creeper Trail. You’ll love it. The second half from Damascus (1952 Ft) to Abingdon (2087 Ft) it’s almost perfectly flat. The grade rises only 135 feet over 17 miles.
Are helmets required on the Virginia Creeper Trail?
Is a helmet required when riding on the va creeper trail? No, helmets are not required.
Where to stay in the VA Creeper Trail?
Millsap-Baker Estate – This Queen-Anne Victorian, built by our great-great uncle in 1895, has been fully restored and furnished in the grand style of the period. Every detail welcomes you; inside you’ll be embraced by magnificent antiques and warm seclusions, and outside by the natural beauty of the VA mountains.
Where is the Creeper Lodge in Damascus VA?
The Virginia Creeper Lodge, located in Damascus Virginia. The Lodge is a perfect place to bring your family or neighborhood to stay when you want to ride the Va Creeper Trail. Southwest Virginia is home to some of the best Trout fishing, Hiking, Biking, and Horseback riding in the state.
How many miles is the Virginia Creeper Trail?
The Virginia Creeper Trail offers 30+ miles of Bicycling and Horserback riding adventure through parts of the Mount Rodgers National National Recreation Area. Several stocked Trout fishing streams are within walking distance to the Lodge.
Where are the cabins on the Creeper Trail?
We have 5 cabins and can accommodate groups up to 24 people located on the Laurel Creek in downtown Damascus, Va. Conveniently located in the middle of town. After a fun day of hiking, biking, or enjoying any of our area attractions, chill out in one of our cozy cabins. Near Va Creeper and Appalachian Trail.