Rock Castle Gorge Trail - Hiking
A ten-mile loop trail along the Blue Ridge Parkway with stunning mountain views and a serene, creekside stroll.
Other than a shorter out and back, there are no options for a smaller loop.
Destination Distance From Downtown
The ten-mile loop includes some serious elevation loss and gain.
Time To Complete
Assuming an average pace of 2 mph and a few stops to enjoy the worthwhile views.
Spring and Fall
The trail remains open all year but the colors in fall and spring make for a particularly spectacular visit.
- Flat Water Paddling
- Food and Drink
- Mountain Biking
- Road Running
- Trail Running
- White Water Paddling