WALLEN RIDGE (FT #329) - ClinchRD

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Popular horse riding trail.

Trail Open To:

Trail HikingBicycle RidingHorse Riding

At a Glance

Fees No fee
Open Season: Open Year Round
Closest Towns: Duffield VA - LEE COUNTY
Water: No drinking water available. All water taken from natural sources should be purified before use.
Restroom: None
Operated By: Clinch Ranger District: (276) 679-8370
Information Center: Trail is located on National Geographic/Trails Illustrated Map #793.  It is recommended that all trail users carry a reliable map at all times.  Maps may be purchased at some local District Ranger Stations, at outdoor retail locations or by visiting the National Geographic’s Trails Illustrated website.

General Information

Directions:

From Duffield, VA: Follow Highway 23 north for 4.7 miles. Turn left onto SR 611/Jasper Rd. Follow this for 3.8 miles then turn right onto Lovelady Gap Rd. Follow Lovelady Gap Rd for 0.1 miles. Turn right onto VA619 and follow for 0.9 miles to the trailhead. Hikers will pass a parking lot for this trail prior to arriving at the trailhead. This parking lot is a long walk to the trail and is mostly used by horse riders


General Notes:
  • Trail Length:  6.90 miles
  • Blazes:  Yellow
  • Trail Difficulty:  Moderate
  • Connecting Trails:  None
  • Elevation:  2240 - 2740 feet
  • Trail Access Points (Approximate LAT/LONG):
  • Trail Etiquette:  Trail etiquette for multiple use trails calls for horses to have the right-of-way.  Hikers should yield to horses.  Bicyclists should yield to horses and hikers.  Horse riders are responsible for the control of their horse at all times.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities


Hiking

Hide detail HIDE

Day Hiking



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