These guidelines are a great way to protect nature when you spend time on the trails and outside.
Ready for a walk in the woods? There are more than 700 miles of hiking trails in the Roanoke Region in Virginia's Blue Ridge, including the Appalachian Trail, offering everything from easy strolls to challenging climbs.
Come discover why Virginia's Blue Ridge was named "Best Trail Town" by Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine!
After all, we're always ready for a walk on the wild side in the Blue Ridge Mountains.
KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: Please familiarize yourself with the 7 Principles of Leave No Trace and do your part to recreate responsibly when hiking in Virginia's Blue Ridge. Stay on the designated trail, pack out any trash you see, and be respectful of others you encounter on the trail, including local wildlife.
With the variety of trails in Virginia's Blue Ridge, you have options for hiking to a summit that provides any type of view - city skyline, pristine waters of a lake, reservoir, waterfall or river, stunning mountain vistas, or the peaceful Virginia countryside.
Grab your pack and a camera. Between the trails, wildlife, and stunning views, there's no telling what will take your breath away.
You can also check out our list of 10 Great Trails and see a complete list of hiking trails on the Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia.
The following is a list of hiking trails in the Roanoke Valley.