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Buzzards Rock Trail

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1.9 Miles 3.0 Kilometers


79%

Runnable

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 97 days ago
Dry - In and out. Nice, quick hike. Dogs allowed. Babbling brooks and lush trees await you. History

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

Roanoke Outside

Dogs Leashed

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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 run, 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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