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Tunnel Trail

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This is a steep trail down to the mouth of the tunnel.


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Point to Point

1,549' 472 m

High

1,350' 412 m

Low

55' 17 m

Up

198' 60 m

Down

21%

Avg Grade (12°)

48%

Max Grade (25°)

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Features Birding · Cave · Geological Significance · Historical Significance · River/Creek · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Need to Know

There is a $5 fee to enter the park.
There is significant elevation change in a short time on this trail

Description

This trail starts just to the right of and behind the visitors center. There is a steady decline down into the valley with several sections of steps. If you're doing this on a hot summers day, you'll want to pack some liquid with you for the climb back out. This trail ends at the mouth of the tunnel, an operational railway runs through the tunnel so entry into the tunnel is prohibited.

Flora & Fauna

This is a hardwood forest with multiple wildflowers along the trail depending on the time of year.

Contacts

Shared By:

Jeremiah Fuoss

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This is the trail in between the overlooks.
Jul 5, 2021 near Big Sto…, VA

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