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Old Hotel Trail

Intermediate
 3.8 (5)

A side trail that leads from Cow Camp Gap to Hog Camp Gap.


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Map Key

3.4

Miles

5.5

KM

87%

Runnable

3,517' 1,072 m

High

3,098' 944 m

Low

628' 191 m

Up

588' 179 m

Down

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

35%

Max Grade (19°)

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Features Fall Colors · Views · Waterfall

Description

This blue-blazed side trail connects with the Appalachian Trail at Cow Camp Gap and Hog Camp Gap. Paired with the adjacent Appalachian Trail, it makes an intermediate loop from the parking area at Hog Camp Gap.

Both this trail and the Appalachian Trail have cleared wildlife areas that provide views of the surrounding peaks. This trail also passes through the old, rock "hog walls" from long abandoned farms.

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Shared By:

John Phillips

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  3.8 from 5 votes

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Hog Wall (from an abandoned farm) crosses the Old Hotel Trail.
Jan 29, 2017 near Buena V…, VA
Cow Camp Gap Shelter makes a great place to rest after a day of hiking.
Jan 29, 2017 near Buena V…, VA
The start of the Old Hotel Trail is located on Wiggings Spring Road near the Mt. Pleasant Parking Area.
Jan 29, 2017 near Buena V…, VA
Lady Slipper Orchid
Dec 2, 2019 near Buena V…, VA

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