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Virginia Creeper Trail

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Address: , Damascus, VA
Phone Number: 800-628-7202
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Activities: Biking
Description: A bike trail challenging to both beginners and experts.

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Biking for the non-Atheletic

The first stretch of the trail is mainly down hill, but it is not so steep that you have to worry about the bike getting away from you. Even those who are out of shape can enjoy... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Turners Falls, Massachusetts, United States
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Turners Falls, Massachusetts, United States
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

The first stretch of the trail is mainly down hill, but it is not so steep that you have to worry about the bike getting away from you. Even those who are out of shape can enjoy the nature and beauty of Virginia.

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Meridian, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We rode this trail late August 2015. The trail is well maintained and is a shady ride from Mt Top Station to Damascus which was all downhill. If you can sit on a bike for 17 miles then you can experience this trail with a smile. The wildflowers and rock formations were beautiful as well as the sound of the... More 

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North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Super Easy and very family friendly. Lots of beautiful scenery, and depending on the time of the year, the apple orchard is wonderful on almost all senses when traveling through it. Depending on where you start, a great deal of the trail is down hill, which makes it really easy on bicycles, as well as feet. Hidden tourist spots on... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

I have wanted to do this 17-mile bike ride since hearing of it almost 10 years ago. You get a shuttle to the top of the trail at White Top from one of the many outfitters in Damascas. We used The Bike Station. Either rent a bike or bring your own. This was the easiest, most pleasant bike ride I... More 

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Maryville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We are from the mountains of East Tennessee. We love the Appalachian mountains. This is a one of a kind way to experience the natural beauty of the mountains. It's not a difficult ride, there are historical stops and just drop dead gorgeous places to rest along the trail! My very first time! I don't want it to be my... More 

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NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We rented bikes at The Bike Station in Damascus and they shuttled us up to Whitetop Station. The 17 miles of trail back to Damascus is mostly downhill. It's any easy ride with beautiful scenery. Lunch at Creeper Trail Café is worth the stop. It's much cooler up the mountain, so a long sleeve shirt is recommended.

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Haymarket, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

My wife and I completed the entire 34 mile Virginia Creeper August 26, 2015 from White Top to Abingdon. It was fabulous but more work than we had been expecting from other reviews. We are 69 and 70 but we do ride our bikes almost daily to stay in shape. We took the shuttle from the Virginia Creeper Bike Shop... More 

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North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Easy 17 mile ride, mostly downhill. The only bad part of this bike trail is the 35 minute shuttle ride to the top. Enjoy lunch at the cafe where there is a lot of bike parking.

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

From Damascus up to White Top is 17 miles, steady but easy gradient, can be done in around 2 hours or less. The trail runs along a stream, over many wooden slatted bridges on the way up. At the top there is a store with toilets and refreshments. Most people opt to take a shuttle up and only do the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We hadn't rode a bike in many years. This trail was very fun and easy mostly all down hill but what isn't down hill was very flat. It would be so beautiful in the fall. I think we will make a trip back just to see the beautiful trees in the fall

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