Member Hike

Hike Name: Bald Knob at Mountain Lake
Country: United States
State: Virginia
Nearby Town: Blacksburg
Rating: 5 stars
Directions: From Blacksburg, take US-460 W/Pandapas Pond Road for approximately 6.7 miles. Turn right onto VA-700, and continue for another 6.6 miles. Continue onto VA-613 and take a right onto Hotel Circle.
Total Hike Distance: 1.00 miles
Hike Difficulty: Easy
Permit Required: No
Hike Type: In and Out, Backtrack Hike
Hike Starts/Ends: Trailhead behind Mountain Lake Lodge
Trails Used: Bald Knob Trail
Backcountry Campsites: No
Backcountry Water Sources: None
Management: U.S. Forest Service
Contact Information: George Washington and Jefferson National Forests
Supervisor's Office
5162 Valleypointe Parkway
Roanoke, VA 24019
1-888-265-0019
540-265-5100
http://www.fs.usda.gov/main/gwj/home

Eastern Divide Ranger District
110 South Park Avenue
Blacksburg, VA 24060
540-552-4641
Best Season: Spring, Summer, Fall
Users: Hikers, Dogs
Hike Summary: This is a short steep hike to the top of Bald Knob at elevation 4,365 feet. The trail passes through a dense deciduous forest, which is blanketed with a nice fern undergrowth. At the top, there is a small rock outcropping with expansive views of the New River Valley.
Road Conditions: Primary Paved Roads, Secondary Paved Roads
Hiker:

23700 points


Trip Reports

  Date Rating Duration Hiker
Bald Knob at Mountain Lake Trip Report 07/19/2014 5 stars 30 minutes Moondoggy

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