Appalachian Trail

Embark on an unforgettable adventure along the Appalachian Trail. Immerse yourself in nature’s tranquility while hiking through stunning landscapes.

Watch closely for roadside signs marking trailheads off Route 60 in the Northwest corner of the county. Some nearby paved parking is available.

Nearly 50 miles of this grand trail pass through Amherst County as it winds it way from Maine to Georgia. Enter the trail via the Blue Ridge Parkway near milepost 50, or from Route 60 near the counties western boarder.