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Virginia Creeper Trail

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

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Beautiful spot to walk, bike, sit by a stream and have a picnic!

The Virginia Creeper trail is always beautiful! From season to season and whether enjoying fall colors, winter's snow, Springs' new growth, or cooling off from the heat of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Seattle, Washington
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Seattle, Washington
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Virginia Creeper trail is always beautiful! From season to season and whether enjoying fall colors, winter's snow, Springs' new growth, or cooling off from the heat of summer the Creeper has it all!

Thank Janice98112
st paul, MN
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26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can rent a shuttle to get to the top, or you can bike 15 miles uphill and then turn around and sail...although there are some rocks, so fatter tires recomended

Thank wingtrip
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20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Want a great time in the spring? Take your children and walk or bike any part of the Creeper trail. It is a beautiful trip and you can stay in Abingdon and enjoy many great restaurants and the Barter theater which is historic as is the Martha Washington inn.

Thank Tim P
Leesburg, United States
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41 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

This was amazing. I was a little nervous with a five and seven year old but we had so much fun. I would do it again in a heart beat. The five year old used a tag along bike attached to mine and the seven year old had her own bike. We went to su dog for rentals and they... More 

Thank Lena W
Aventura, Florida
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

This is an amazing experience for anyone to do and there is lots of good, mostly general information, available on line. However, some tips and hints I wish I would have known about in advance to make the trip even more pleasurable for those doing this on your own. 1) No cell service (Verizon) all the way from Whitetop until... More 

Thank RobRod33
Asheville, North Carolina
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78 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

A spontaneous decision at 7am this morning, led to a two hour drive to Damascus, VA from our home in Asheville, NC, and by 1pm my son and I were in the bike rental's shuttle riding up the 4000' mountain to the destination where we would be let out and begin our mostly downhill trek on this most wonderful father/son... More 

1 Thank David D
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

If you want to do something unique with family or friends, this is truly the best place to go. My high school had a field trip to the Creeper Trail and I was able to go. To this day as a freshmen in college, I still talk about it. If you want to go, DO IT!!!!

1 Thank Mitchell G
Spartanburg, South Carolina
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76 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

Has been many years since I was on a mountain bike, but this trail was wonderful. There are a few rocks poking up here and there, so you do have to pay attention, but there is nothing difficult about this. Beautiful forests, trickling and rushing waters, bucolic farmland - feel the best of this part of the country. Off season,... More 

Thank Pam D
Jupiter, Florida
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

This was such a wonderful, memorable experience in so many ways. The ride up the mountain was so beautiful, and the slow grade ride down required no effort. However, on our trip, the heavens opened up and we were in the middle of a severe thunderstorm. We took shelter in a barn on the trail, and quite a few "creepers"... More 

Thank seasidesam56
Johnson City, United States
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

The Va Creeper Trail is one of the most beautiful trails we have been on. Plenty of outfitters to haul you up to Whitetop Mtn and then coast down to Damascus. We like to park at Straight Branch Parking Lot and ride up to Green Cove Station. Ten miles up and then coast 10 miles back down. Wonderful ride both... More 

Thank Clement M

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