Virginia Creeper Trail Companion The: Nature and History Along Southwest Virginia's National Recreation Trail

  • Publish Date: 1997-01-01
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Edward Davis;Edward Morgan
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The 34-mile-long Virginia Creeper Trailer, which runs from Abingdon, Virginia, to the North Carolina line near Whitetop Mountain, is the most poplar trail in Virginia. Each year the trail is visited by more than 25,000 bicyclers, hikers, horseback riders, fishermen, bird-watchers, railroad buffs, and folks just out for a Sunday stroll. The trail offers a convenient and scenic getaway from the stresses of modern life. This guidebook will enable the user to understand the trail's origin as an important railroad and the natural world encountered along this scenic route. With photos, old train schedules, detailed maps, and es-says on geology, trees, wildflowers, fish, birds, and mammals, the companion will enhance the trail experience for anyone who travels this route.