The Huckleberry Trail connects the towns of Blacksburg and Christiansburg and is part of the nation’s rail-to-trail system, making the 14-mile trek perfect for outdoor enthusiasts of all ages and abilities, whether walking, running or cycling.
The Jefferson National Forest offers 2,000 miles of hiking, mountain biking, and horseback-riding trails. Set among neo-tropical migratory birds in the summer and a kaleidoscopic palette of color during the crisp fall, it lends to discovering some of the most breathtaking scenery in the region.
The Poverty Creek Trail area, also located in Jefferson National Forest, is a paradise for mountain-bikers. Claimed as some of the best mountain biking trails on the East Coast, mountain bikers can kick up mud over 19 trails and more than 30 miles of terrain.
If you’d prefer something more leisurely, the loop around Pandapas Pond features gently rolling slopes across a one-mile wheelchair-accessible trail. The loop is perfect for running, fishing, walking, or just enjoying a picnic at the Pond’s day area.