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 ...
Treasure the expansive view of the Blue Ridge Mountains from Mount Pleasant’s westward ...
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 ...
Connect the dots between some of the most popular vistas of the Appalachian Trail (AT) ...
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 ...
Rocky Mountain Trail is a hiking trail in Rockingham County, Virginia. It is within Shenandoah ...
This loop takes you along the high ridge of Rockytop Mountain, where talus slopes and ...
Rocky Mountain Trail is a hiking trail in Rockingham County, Virginia. It is within Shenandoah ...
This loop takes you along the high ridge of Rockytop Mountain, where talus slopes and ...
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