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Virginia Creeper Trail

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

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Fun And Scenic

The ride from White Top Down to Damascus is easy and the scenery is very nice. From Damascus to Alvaredo or Abington is flat, but more strenuous in comparison, and most of it is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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216 reviews 216 reviews
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79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

The ride from White Top Down to Damascus is easy and the scenery is very nice. From Damascus to Alvaredo or Abington is flat, but more strenuous in comparison, and most of it is very pretty too.

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Salisbury, North Carolina, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

I didn't actually ride myself but my son, Ethan rode. He went with our friends and said that it didn't seem like 17 miles. They rode on Saturday and were going to do it again Sunday but it rained. He really enjoyed it.

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Richmond, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

I've ridden the Creeper Trail twice. Once in the spring, once in the fall. It is not to be missed! The scenery is beautiful and the locals are so friendly. Don't forget to stop at the Creeper Trail restaurant, right off the trail. They claim to have the best chocolate cake ever... and it's good. Take a shuttle to the... More 

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Allen, Kentucky
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

If you love the outdoors and have never been on the Virginia creeper trail, we highly recommend that you take the time to take this bike trip. We took the 17 mile bike ride on the trial. It is mostly down hill grade so if you are not an avid bike rider, you can still enjoy this ride without any... More 

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Martinsville, Virginia
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233 reviews 233 reviews
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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Great bike ride with friends. Pack a lunch, hire a ride to the top and coast down to fun. Lots of outfitters will get you to your starting point

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Fairfax, Virginia, United States
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56 reviews 56 reviews
13 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I rode the whole trail...White Top to Abingdon. But it is like two different worlds. The trip down from White Top was like going to the mall on a rainy Saturday! So many people on the trail made it hard to enjoy for someone that cycles on a regular basis. If you are looking for a fun activity on a... More 

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South Bend
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

A scenic trail along the Holston River. We did part of it after coming off the AT and back to Damascus.

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Charlotte
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Rented bikes from Sundog Outfitters. The bikes were of good quality, the staff friendly and knowledgeable. I'd highly recommend both- Sundog and the Creeper Trail

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We have ridden on a number of rail trails in the Mid-Atlantic region, and this trip had the best scenery, hands down. We did the section from Whitetop station to Damascus (take the shuttle from downtown Damascus). Barely had to peddle at all, no hills in that direction.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Have not ridden a bike a long distance in many years and was a little concerned BUT all my concern went away as soon as we got on the trail. The trail is not steep and has plenty of wonderful places to stop and take a break, if need be. The views are picture perfect and the trail is well... More 

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