Round Hill Appalachian Trail Festival Set for June 15, 2019

Round Hill Appalachian Trail Festival Set for June 15, 2019

Round Hill Outdoors is excited to announce the first ever Round Hill Appalachian Trial Festival, set for June 15, 2019 at B Chord Brewing!You can both celebrate the natural beauty of the A.T. and learn about protecting it. We'll have partner organizations...

Volunteer Day at Sleeter Lake Park

Volunteer Day at Sleeter Lake Park

An announcement from Friends of the Blue Ridge Mountains, a fantastic local nonprofit organization that selected Sleeter Lake Park for a special project to further extended the vision of making the park a sanctuary for all of us. Feel free to share this post or their...

Screen-Free Week Brings Together Round Hill Community

Also posted at screenfree.org. It was spring 2018, and the tiny town of Round Hill in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia was gearing up for Screen-Free Week. A small town that’s more than 100 years old, Round Hill is home to many communities and neighborhoods, all...

Did You Know? Virginia’s #1 in Miles

Virginia has the longest stretch of the Appalachian Trail, covering 554 miles and ranging in elevation from 265 to 5,500 feet. That's more than the 13 other states the trail covers. Get started on your trek with one of our recommended hikes.

Hike: Cool Spring Waterfall

Hike: Cool Spring Waterfall

Distance 3 Miles Route Type Out & Back Difficulty Easy Description This out-and-back hike takes you on a paved path through the old golf course along the Shenandoah River, then off-road on a flat footpath that winds through a grove of paw-paw trees, across a...

Hike: Raven Rocks Hollow Run

Distance 4 Miles Route Type Out & Back Difficulty Moderate Description This out-and-back hike takes you up and away from Rte 7 for about 1.5 miles before a half-mile steep descent to Raven Rocks Hollow Run, the turnaround spot. You'll find a nice shady place to...

Hike: Keyes Gap to David Lesser Shelter

Hike: Keyes Gap to David Lesser Shelter

Distance 6 Miles Route Type Out & Back Difficulty Moderate Description A simple walk in the woods along the Appalachian Trail starting from the Keyes Gap parking lot turning around point at the David Lesser shelter - an excellent example of an Appalachian Trail...

Did You Know? Appalachian Trail 5 Miles Away

The Appalachian Trail is less than 5 miles from Round Hill. It's most prominent local crossing is over Route 7 near Bear's Den, a beautiful sunset view of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Shenandoah River.