Hiking Trails in Nelson County

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Virginia Blue Ridge Railway Trail Piney River Trailhead

The 7-mile Virginia Blue Ridge Railway Trail is open all year for hiking, biking, and horseback riding. Piney is where the main trail starts. Website

Lower Shamokin Falls Trail

On the way to Upper Shamokin Falls, you can enjoy a nice walk through the woods with a rushing stream and even climb some rocks. Website

Meadows Lane Crabtree Falls Parking Area

Follow the only way to get to the top of the trail. Keep going past the falls to the parking lot at the top. Take Meadows Lane to the left until you reach. Website

Paul C. Wolfe Shelter

The Paul C. Wolfe shelter is in Nelson County, which is in the state of Virginia. Volunteers from the Old Dominion Appalachian Trail Club built it in 1991. Website

Upper Shamokin Falls Trail

This is a beautiful and popular hike on the mountain. Follow the sound of falling water to the falls and stop and look around at the evergreens. Website

Fortune’s Cove Preserve

The 5.5-mile loop trail climbs steeply from the parking area and gains about 1,500 feet in height before reaching its highest point. Website

Shamokin Springs Nature Preserve

This nature preserve in the middle of the town of Wintergreen is one of the most interesting places on the mountain. The wetland at a high elevation with braided. Website

Three Ridges Wilderness

The Three Ridges Wilderness is a Wilderness Area in the United States. It is in the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests, in the Glenwood/Pedlar Ranger District. The wilderness area is between the Tye River and Wintergreen Ski Resort, just east of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Website

Crabtree Falls

There are five large cascades and several smaller ones at Crabtree Falls. Together, they drop a total of 1,200 feet. The first lookout is only 700 feet from the upper parking lot, along a smooth, paved path. This makes it a great place for people of all ages and abilities to stop. Website

Priest Wilderness

Priest Wilderness is mostly very steep and rough, with ridges that rise and fall and deep V-shaped valleys. The Tye River is at the height of 1000 feet, and the top of the Priest is at the height of 4000 feet. There are a lot of big rock outcroppings, and the scenery is beautiful. Website