Damascus Loop

Damascus, Virginia 24236

Damascus Loop

Damascus Loop Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"This fun and unusual hike incorporates the trail town of Damascus, Virginia, with national forest trails in its shadow. Leave Damascus Town Park on the Virginia Creeper Trail. Along the way, you see Damascus and the streams that fl ow through it. Leave the Creeper Trail for the Appalachian Trail. Take that famous footpath up through wooded ridges. Pass a rewarding view of adjacent mountains. Meet the Iron Mountain Trail. Dip into a hollow and return to Damascus, rejoining the AT as it parades directly through downtown."

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Best Hikes of the Appalachian Trail South (Menasha Ridge Press)
Johnny Molloy
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"This fun and unusual hike incorporates the trail town of Damascus, an official Appalachian Trail Community, with national forest trails in it's shadow. Leave Damascus Town Park on the Virginia Creeper Trail, which is wheelchair accessible. Along the way, you will see Damascus and the streams that flow through it." Read more

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Trail Information

Damascus
Nearby City
5.9
Distance
Loop/Lollipop
Trail Type
Moderate
Skill Level
3.5 hours
Duration
Year-round
Season
Jefferson National Forest
Local Contacts
USGS Damascus
Local Maps

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Dec 2018