The Best Hikes near Roanoke

Eli Ditmore at McAfee Knob
McAfee Knob, Roanoke County, VirginiaMcAfee KnobRoanoke County, VirginiaMy buddy Eric was fearless sitting on the edge of the cliff so I could snag a photo of him with the valley below. This will always be one of the...McAfee Knob, Roanoke County, VirginiaMcAfee KnobRoanoke County, VirginiaMcAfee Knob is a famous spot for many on the Appalachian trail and it is commonly referred to as the most photographed location for hikers on the...Apple Orchard Mountain, Bedford County, VirginiaApple Orchard MountainBedford County, Virginia"The Guillotine" It's always a little nerve racking when you have to walk underneath a large rock that is precariously placed. Just a short walk...Blue Ridge Parkway, Roanoke County, VirginiaBlue Ridge ParkwayRoanoke County, VirginiaTotally worth the additional 2 hours home...Blue Ridge Parkway, Roanoke County, VirginiaBlue Ridge ParkwayRoanoke County, VirginiaBlue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina searching for tunnel trolls....Hanging Rock State Park, Stokes County, North CarolinaHanging Rock State ParkStokes County, North CarolinaHanging Rock has trails to waterfalls and rock outcrops overlooking mountains and the piedmont. There are 18 miles of hiking trails and access to...McAfee Knob, Roanoke County, VirginiaMcAfee KnobRoanoke County, VirginiaThe top of McAffee Knob. Went #hiking here a few times throughout my time spent at Virginia Tech.McAfee Knob, Roanoke County, VirginiaMcAfee KnobRoanoke County, VirginiaOne of my most favorite places to go #hiking in the Southwest Virginia area.Falls Ridge Preserve, Montgomery County, VirginiaFalls Ridge PreserveMontgomery County, VirginiaI found this place towards the end of my last semester at Virginia Tech. It's a smaller preserve but there's still some #hiking trails worth...Blue Ridge Parkway, Roanoke County, VirginiaBlue Ridge ParkwayRoanoke County, VirginiaTaking a ride on the Blue Ridge Parkway will be one of the most memorable drives you have ever been on in your life. With miles and miles of...Natural Bridge Park Historic Hotel & Conference Center, Natural Bridge, VirginiaNatural Bridge Park Historic Hotel & Conference CenterNatural Bridge, Virginia$18 per person for a 2 mi hike. If you're planning on going, go at night for the laser show! I bet the spring is really pretty as well. We missed...Crabtree Falls Campgrounds, Nelson County, VirginiaCrabtree Falls CampgroundsNelson County, VirginiaThese falls are tucked in one of the small towns of Virginia. The trail is around 2.9 miles to the very top of the falls. The views are...Hanging Rock State Park, Stokes County, North CarolinaHanging Rock State ParkStokes County, North CarolinaGreat hike and the amazing views are well worth it.Hanging Rock State Park, Stokes County, North CarolinaHanging Rock State ParkStokes County, North CarolinaHanging Rock has trails to waterfalls and rock outcrops overlooking mountains and the piedmont. There are 18 miles of hiking trails and access to...Lower Cascade Falls, Stokes County, North CarolinaLower Cascade FallsStokes County, North CarolinaGreat place to relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery. Only about 30-40 minutes from Winston Salem and about a 10 minute hike to the cascades....McAfee Knob, Roanoke County, VirginiaMcAfee KnobRoanoke County, VirginiaOnly took about two hours to get to the peak here at McAfee's Knob and it was well worth it.Cedar Creek Cafe, Rockbridge County, VirginiaCedar Creek CafeRockbridge County, VirginiaThis spot is a bit over priced but... We still enjoyed the 2 mile hike along the river!Natural Bridge, VirginiaNatural BridgeVirginiaRight off of 81, this place is definitely worth the stop. $20 fee to get in (BRING your student ID and it's only $12). It's about a 2.5mile "hike"...Dismal Falls Retreat, Giles County, VirginiaDismal Falls RetreatGiles County, VirginiaA cute friend in one of our favorite places to go near Virginia Tech. If you go #hiking through the woods a little ways there are big flat rocks...McAfee Knob, Roanoke County, VirginiaMcAfee KnobRoanoke County, VirginiaOverlook at McAfee's Knob.
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