Humpback Rocks Loop via Appalachian Trail

based on 28 tracks & routes #2 hike out of 46 in
3.8 mi
Distance
1 hrs 54 min
Time
terrain
1,116 ft
Elev Gain

Overview

This is a easy loop trail in Blue Ridge Parkway.

This trail goes by Humpback Rocks.


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Brian Whited 10 years ago
Humpback Rocks
Humpback Rocks is a set of nice rock formations that gives a great reward with a little bit of effort.  The parking area is off of the Blue Ridge Parkway.  There is a short, but steep rocky trail that leads to the summit, for those looking for the quickest route.  I took a blue-blazed trail that connects to the AT.  Go north on the AT until you reach a sign for the rocks.  I then took the main trail down completing the loop.  There is also a visitors center at Humpback Rocks, with some cultural displays.
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Keith Laufhutte 11 months, 2 weeks ago
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Michael Dart 2 years, 5 months ago
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Brandon Peters 2 years, 8 months ago
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Rick Gerheart 3 years, 3 months ago
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