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Limberlost Trail

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Trail

1.4 mile 2.2 kilometer loop
Easy

Elevation

Ascent: 172' 52 m
Descent: -161' -49 m
High: 3,377' 1,029 m
Low: 3,250' 991 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 14% (8°)

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Trail shared by Michaela Davis-Rigney

An accessible trail that is perfect to stretch out your legs!

Michaela Davis-Rigney

Features Birding · Fall Colors · River/Creek · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Family Friendly Little to no elevation gain or loss.

Overview

This gentle loop trail provides an excellent spot for all visitors to get a little way off the beaten path. The pressed gravel surface makes navigation possible and easy for all visitors, and the surrounding beauty can't be beat.

Description

The Limberlost Trail is a fully accessible trail with a pressed gravel surface. Located at milepost 43, it is a circuit hike of 1.3 miles. It passes through forest and mountain laurel. This trail is especially beautiful in June during Spring bloom. On the hike, you'll cross a boardwalk and bridge. Benches are also located throughout the trail for a tranquil rest and time to enjoy your surroundings.

The trail is gently rolling as it winds through dense vegetation. The way is shaded and pleasant, and all visitors will appreciate the beauty of the area.

Flora & Fauna

When everything blooms in June, this trail is home to beautiful mountain laurel. Black bears have also been seen frequently along Limberlost.

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Aug 16, 2019
Eric Aufderhaar
Jun 6, 2019
Tariq Hamami
Juliet's first hike on foot. 1.6mi
May 17, 2019
Jamie F
Apr 11, 2019
Cameron Smith
Sep 22, 2018
Rachel Love
1.4mi
Aug 10, 2018
Lauren Sully
Pretty walk under the canopy of the trees
Aug 8, 2018
Hunter Allman
Easy hike for the family
Aug 8, 2018
Marietta Allman

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  3.6 from 7 votes

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Hiking along the Limberlost Trail doing the Kids in Parks Track Trail. This can be found at the trailhead.
Feb 5, 2016 near Stanley, VA
Rock formations along the Limberlost Trail.
Feb 5, 2016 near Stanley, VA

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