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Buzzards Rock Trail

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Length


1.9 Miles 3.0 Kilometers


899' 274 m

Ascent

-32' -10 m

Descent

9%

Avg Grade (5°)

27%

Max Grade (15°)

2,227' 679 m

High

1,346' 410 m

Low

Shared By Roanoke Outside

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All Clear 48 days ago
Dry - Additional Rocky Way trail makes a 5.25 loop. History

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A scenic out-and-back trail to Buzzards Rocks.

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Description

Buzzards Rock Trail is a ~1.9 mile (3.8-mile roundtrip) out-and-back trail from the parking lot to the Buzzards Rocks summit. This is a moderately difficult hike, and you are rewarded with a spectacular view of the valley.

Directions from Downtown Roanoke:
Take U.S. 460 east towards Bonsack. Shortly before you reach the Bonsack Walmart, turn left onto Huntridge Road. Travel one mile to a left on Crumpacker Road. Look for the park entrance on the right, just past Tolman Circle.

Directions from Interstate 81:
Take the Troutville exit and turn onto US 220 South (Cloverdale Road). Travel 3.5 miles to a right onto Hillview Drive. After passing Cortland Road, take second right onto Crumpacker Road. Look for the park entrance on the right, just past Tolman Circle.

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Sep 3, 2018
Brent Hutson
5.2mi
Apr 13, 2018
Jessica White
Saw 3 people. Quiet, nice hike.

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  4.2 from 5 votes

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#156

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