Best Backpacking in Virginia

This list represents the most popular backpacking in Virginia. Use this list to plan your next Virginia backpacking trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

Dispense with the suspense right off: This 5,729-foot monolith of volcanic rock—third ...
There are two types of Virginia hikers: those who have visited St. Mary’s Wilderness and ...
Pine Mountain Trail traces a razor’s edge along the Virginia-Kentucky border. You’re walking ...
This series of trails crosses some of the park’s more strenuous, pristine, and inspiring ...
The 12.5-mile Stone Mountain Trail begins with the long climb from Cave Springs. The tall ...
Climb—and then climb some more—for this epic hike filled with great views and even some ...
Stephens Trail (yellow) is a hiking and biking trail in Shenandoah County and Page County, ...
If Mount Rogers’s summit is the heart, Iron Mountain is the backbone of southwest Virginia’s ...
This is a ruggedly beautiful all-day hike (or backpack) on Rockytop’s ridges, crossing ...
The unofficial capital of the “Hunt Country” of Virginia, Middleburg was first known as ...
Treasure the expansive view of the Blue Ridge Mountains from Mount Pleasant’s westward ...
Situated on the south bank of the Potomac River is the second smallest county in the United ...
This eTrail was written for travelers along the Lewis and Clark Trail. Inside you'll ...
If you were going to do only one backpacking trip in Shenandoah National Park, this is ...
Enjoy a quick jaunt walking along the ridge that defines the border between Virginia and ...
Hiking along the balds of the Grayson Highlands, you’ll find yourself surrounded by sweeping ...
Along the border between Virginia and West Virginia, the knobs stand higher, the drafts ...
This long loop has it all—widespread panoramas, human history, waterfalls, wild?owers, ...
The southern Shenandoah may be about as close to a backpacker’s paradise as you can get ...
Connect the dots between some of the most popular vistas of the Appalachian Trail (AT) ...
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