Parkers Gap

Total Miles
12.6

Elevation

1052.54 ft

Duration

1.5 Hours

Technical Rating

1

Easy

Best Time

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

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Trail Overview

Parkers Gap trail is a gravel forest service road, running from Cave Mountain Lake to the Blue Ridge Parkway. The surface is gravel and pot hole strewn. Cell service is spotty throughout the area. Numerous side trails lead to camping spots and hiking trailheads. The scenery is beautiful during the fall and winter throughout the trail. A hiking trail to Apple Orchard Falls is accessed at two points along the road, in addition to a few roadside waterfalls.

Difficulty

Generally smooth gravel.

Technical Rating

1