Brown Mountain Creek – Hosted by the NRV Sierra Club

11 miles; Strenuous; 60 miles from Roanoke
Starting at Blue Ridge Parkway mile 51.7, this 11 mile hike will follow the Appalachian Trail north along Rice Mountain, drop to cross the Pedlar River, skirt the Lynchburg Reservoir, and climb along Brown Mountain Creek, passing an inviting swimming hole at about mile 8. Then we will climb slightly to the endpoint on VA 60, east of Buena Vista. Christianburg/Blacksburg area hikers can meet at Christiansburg Lowes on the street side of the lot at
8:30 a.m. Roanoke hikers will meet at the Daleville Park and Ride at 9:30am.