UPDATE: Virginia's Blue Ridge is Now Open in Phase Three
Virginia's Blue Ridge is now open in the Phase Three stage of the Commonwealth's Forward Virginia plan. Learn more about the program and what it means for various types of businesses & experiences in the region with our Phase Three Guidelines page. Phase Three >
The Tinker Ridge/Hay Rock Overlook Trail provides some of the most breathtaking views of Carvins Cove Reservoir and the surrounding Roanoke Valley. The trail crosses Tinker Creek as well as the Appalachian Trail.
From I-81, take Exit 150B. After the exit, follow Rt. 220N toward Fincastle. After turning on 220, you will see a Park & Ride lot almost immediately on your left. This lot is where you park for hiking on the trail.