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Pond Run and White Rocks Trails

Take in spectacular views along the Pond Run Circuit in George Washington National Forest
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Rating: 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Strenuous
Length: 13.9 miles
Duration: Half day

Overview:  The trail is steep and rough at times so this is only for experienced hikers. From its start on Waites Run, this circuit climbs some... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Start

From parking spots, walk back over bridge and pick up trail on left.

2. Trail Intersection

At trail intersection, take White spur trail to overlook.

3. Rocky Overlook

A nice view of Halfmoon Lookout, Long Mountain and the northern part of Trout Run Valley.

4. Turn Left

Stay on Blue trail.

5. Turn Left

Stay on Blue trail.

6. Trail Intersection

Continue through intersection past Yellow and Purple trails.

7. Trail Intersection

Continue through intersection past Orange and Purple trails.

8. Trail Intersection

At trail intersection, take White spur trail to White Rock overlook.

9. Campground

Campground site along White trail.

10. White Rock Overlook

A fantastic view.

11. Turn Left

Take Purple trail.

12. Turn Right

Follow fire road to clearing. At the back of the clearing, continue Purple trail.

13. Turn Left

Take gravel road to parking lot.

14. End

Back to parking lot.