Trails

Trails

Huckleberry Trail 

201 Clay Street, SW, Blacksburg

The main greenway throughout the Town of Blacksburg is the Huckleberry Trail. This is a paved trail for recreational activities including running and biking. The trail runs for six miles with benches located along the way.  

Deerfield Trail 

1200 Deerfield Drive, Blacksburg

Deerfield trail offers a variety of scenic views with benches alongside the trail. This trail is 7/10 mile trail in a 24 acre park.

Ellett Valley Recreational Area 

1087 Jennelle Road, Blacksburg

The Ellett Valley Recreational Area has a biking/walking trail with benches alongside the trail. The trial is a vigorous one mile loop with varied terrain. The park is on 109 acres of land. 

Gateway Park 

2650 Meadowbrook Drive, Blacksburg

This unique trail offers Hiking/biking/horseback with gazebo on the property. It also has legal access to the Jefferson National Forest.

Heritage Community Park 

2300 Glade Road, Blacksburg

This park is one of the Town of Blacksburg’s largest parks- 169 acres. It offers walking/biking trails.  

Appalachian Trail 

Giles County 

The Appalachian Trail is one of the longest continuously marked footpaths in the world, running from Georgia to Maine and measuring roughly 2,180 miles in length. The Trail goes through nearby Giles County, which is adjacent to Montgomery County. 

Cascades National Recreation Trail 

2068 Cascade Drive, Pembroke, Giles County

This is a highly scenic 4-mile round-trip trail. It is highlighted by a 66-foot waterfall within Jefferson National Forest. Hike is low to moderate difficulty. Picnicking area is at the beginning of the trail. Trout fishing is common in the Little Stony Creek alongside the trail.

New River Trail State Park

A "Rails to Trails" project, the New River Trail State Park meanders through southwestern Virginia and parallels the scenic and historic New River for 39 miles. Hiking, biking, horseback riding, and boating are just some of the possibilities.

Smith Mountain Lake State Park (Bedford County, VA) - The 20,000-acre lake with 500 miles of shoreline offers more than 1,500 acres, hiking trails, picnic areas and ranger programs, such as guided night hikes and canoe.

Pandapas Pond, Jefferson National Forest 

3151 Pandapas Pond Road, Montgomery County

An 8-acre man-made pond that features warm-water fishing and canoeing. A one-mile circuit trail goes around the pond, and several other popular Jefferson National Forest trails connect to it.

Poverty Creek Trail System 

Poverty Creek Road, Montgomery County

Poverty Creek Trail System features over 17 miles of trails that traverse Brush and Gap Mountains. The trails offer a variety of experiences and levels of difficulty. Hiking is permitted on all trails. Mountain biking and horse riding is permitted on all trails, except those in the immediate area around Pandapas Pond.