Lowgap has 3 hiking trails. These trails range from 0 to 2.5 miles in length. The most popular trails are Cumberland Knob Recreation Area-Mileposts 217.5–218.6 and Cumberland Knob Recreation Area-Gully Creek Trail. Trails.com member Tom C. recently completed Cumberland Knob Recreation Area-Mileposts 217.5–218.6. See all Lowgap trails.
Cumberland Knob Recreation Area-Mileposts 217.5–218.6
Just below the Virginia–North Carolina line, a historical marker calls the Parkway “the first rural national parkway.” Less ...
Cumberland Knob Trail and High Piney Spur (Mileposts 217.5 and 218.6)
Enjoy an easy amble to a classic stone picnic shelter atop Cumberland Knob, the spot where Parkway construction started. ...
Cumberland Knob Recreation Area-Gully Creek Trail
Cumberland Knob is where construction of the Blue Ridge Parkway started on September 11, 1935. This is the high road’s first ...