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Virginia Creeper Trail

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Address: Damascus, VA
Phone Number: +1 800-628-7202
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A bike trail challenging to both beginners and experts.

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Excellent Family trip!

We did our first family bike trip on the Creeper Trail in May of 2016. We took two 9 year olds, a 7 year old and a 4 year old. The 4 year old rode in a bike trailer behind Dad's... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We did our first family bike trip on the Creeper Trail in May of 2016. We took two 9 year olds, a 7 year old and a 4 year old. The 4 year old rode in a bike trailer behind Dad's bike. We took two days to do the entire trail. The shuttles you ride to take to the top... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very easy to get on the trail from Damascus. Lovely lovely trail, highly recommend! We rented bikes in Damascus and there is a shuttle bus to the top and you cruise down. It is one of the nicest bike trails I have travelled in the USA!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In the past months I have ridden most of the major rail to trails in the Eastern U.S. This is one of the finest, particularly the 17 miles from Damascus up to White Top and the No. Carolina state line. Beautiful river, geology, vegetation and lots of variation along the way. The ride back to Damascus is all downhill and... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy trip through forests and along water with lovely bridges to cross along the way. We brought a picnic lunch to enjoy, although there was a snack bar but it was packed with people...again it was a very busy weekend, so that may not be your experience. Gloves and hats saved the day in mid October.

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Scarbro, West Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Late in the fall may not be the best time for this, but we had a great day! The gradual drop from the top of the mountain made for a nice 2 hour bike ride. And I don't ride at all--so don't fear it may be too much for you. Gel seats on the bikes helped and so did the... More 

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Hickory, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a beautiful day to ride the creeper. It was very crowded but once we got on the trail we were just conscious of those coming around us and made our way down the mountain. We had a large group (12), but we did not try to stay together as it presents a safety hazard. This is a mostly... More 

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Thank CarolinaGirl2016
Morristown, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have ridden this trail many times and is wonderful every time! Dress warm if doing all 34 miles - usually cold in White Top. Fall is absolutely beautiful to ride in! Highly recommend and make sure to have a comfortable bike seat!

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Somerville, Massachusetts, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Did the downhill from Whitetop to Damascus in late October. Pretty much a gentle downhill all the way, with many options for a quick stop to rest or take in a view. We were there just past peak foliage, and the scenery was amazing. I'd love to do this trail again when the rhododendrons are blooming. The trail is generally... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our Va Creeper Trail bike ride. If you can ride a bike, you can ride this 17 mile trail. Beautiful in the Fall.

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michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Well adapted rail bed. Mostly downhill over wooden bridges, along a packed cinder and gravel roadway

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