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McAfee Knob

(23) Salem, VA

Recommended Routes in North Mountain Trail System - 3

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Favorite Sunrise at McAfee Knob.
Intermediate/Difficult

McAfee Knob

7.4 mi 12.0 km 1,340' Up 408.53 m Up 1,344' Down 409.56 m Down

Salem, VA
Favorite Photo by Sam Dean Photography for Roanoke Outside Foundation
Difficult

Virginia's Triple Crown Loop

34.8 mi 55.9 km 6,774' Up 2064.63 m Up 6,778' Down 2065.99 m Down

Salem, VA
Favorite Fog clearing from the valley below.
Difficult

Dragon's Tooth

4.8 mi 7.7 km 1,162' Up 354.24 m Up 1,174' Down 357.81 m Down

New Castle, VA

North Mountain Trail System Hiking

  • 96 Miles 155 Kilometers of Trail
  • 3 Recommended Routes
  • 1 Gem Gems
  • 0 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 6 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 9 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in North Mountain Trail System - 12

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2.7 mi 4.4 km #1Andy Layne Trail
Difficult
New Castle, VA
Difficult
New Castle, VA
1.5 mi 2.4 km #2Buck Trail
Difficult
Hollins, VA
Difficult
Hollins, VA
1.6 mi 2.6 km #3Dragon's Tooth Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
New Castle, VA
Intermediate/Difficult
New Castle, VA
1.8 mi 2.9 km #4Turkey Trail
Difficult
New Castle, VA
Difficult
New Castle, VA
13.7 mi 22.0 km #5North Mountain Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
New Castle, VA
Intermediate/Difficult
New Castle, VA
9.4 mi 15.1 km #6Brushy Mountain Fire Road
Difficult
Daleville, VA
Difficult
Daleville, VA
2.5 mi 4.0 km #7McAfee Fire Road
Intermediate
Salem, VA
Intermediate
Salem, VA
1.7 mi 2.8 km #8Catawaba Valley Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
New Castle, VA
Intermediate/Difficult
New Castle, VA
10.9 mi 17.6 km #9Broad Mountain Trail
Difficult
New Castle, VA
Difficult
New Castle, VA
2.0 mi 3.1 km #10Grouse Trail
Difficult
New Castle, VA
Difficult
New Castle, VA
1.3 mi 2.1 km #11Deer Trail
Difficult
New Castle, VA
Difficult
New Castle, VA
0.3 mi 0.5 km #12Boy Scout Trail
Difficult
New Castle, VA
Difficult
New Castle, VA

Photos of North Mountain Trail System - 7

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Photo by Sam Dean Photography for Roanoke Outside Foundation
Apr 27, 2017 near Salem, VA
Sunrise at McAfee Knob.
Oct 12, 2017 near Salem, VA
Patriotic Section Hikers stand on McAfee Knob.
Mar 13, 2017 near Salem, VA
A hiker enjoys her reward on McAfee Knob.
Jun 24, 2017 near Salem, VA
McAfee Knob is the perfect place to rest and enjoy the view.
Jul 2, 2017 near Salem, VA
Catawba Mountain in a Cloud.
Oct 12, 2017 near Salem, VA
North Mountain rocky ridge
Aug 7, 2017 near New Castle, VA