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Scales Trailhead, Blue Ridge Mountains, Virginia

   

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Scales Trailhead is positioned in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Pack your tent and sleeping bag and get your wheels rolling; Scales Trailhead, Virginia is a good spot for getting out. There's more to do right next door to Scales Trailhead other than just hanging out such as playing golf, swimming, hiking, whitewater paddling, and fishing, so there's no way to get bored.
Virginia is a good outdoors state. The glorious local attractions and such a vast number of things to do are good reasons to come. All the positive people and all the cool things to do have many people coming here.
 
    Scores of folks stay here through their tour to Grayson Highlands State Park. Scales Trailhead is exceptionally well esteemed by the folks of Troutdale. There are so many fun things to do in close proximity to Scales Trailhead, and
 it is a good campground.
Near Scales Trailhead is a glorious 3-mile-from-start-to-finish segment of whitewater on Big Wilson Creek, a grade III-V+, this is the Close to Mouth of Wilson section. The Close to Mouth of Wilson section of Big Wilson Creek is recommended for skilled paddlers solely. Naturally, whitewater boating is amusing but treacherous; check the latest conditions prior to departure. Going for a hike on the First Peak Trail is always a delightful adventure, and while you're here you will meet lots of people from nearby Troutdale. These mountains rock, just check out all the cool things to do in the Blue Ridge Mountains. A trip to a nearby bowling alley like Cardinal Lanes
 
is always enjoyable. Go for a hike on the Switchback Trail. Lakes are magnificent; Rural Retreat Lake is a lake that's near Scales Trailhead.  

General Francis Marion Hotel, Marion

9 miles away
  
The Collins House Inn, Marion

9 miles away
  
Econo Lodge Marion, Marion

10 miles away
  
Americas Best Value Inn, Marion

10 miles away


Other campgrounds near Scales Trailhead, Blue Ridge Mountains, Virginia:

   Wise Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Troutdale, 1 miles away
      
   Old Virginia Group Horse Camp, Troutdale, 1 miles away
      
   Grayson Highlands State Park - Main Camp Ground, Troutdale, 2 miles away
      
   Old Orchard Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Troutdale, 2 miles away
      
   Fox Creek Horse Camp, Troutdale, 2 miles away
      
   Hurricane Campground, Smyth County, 3 miles away
      
   Hurricane, Troutdale, 3 miles away
      
   Hurricane Mt Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Troutdale, 3 miles away
      
   Thomas Knob Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Whitetop, 3 miles away
      
   Raccoon Branch Trailcamp - Appalachian Trail, Troutdale, 4 miles away
      

Paddling Rivers Near Scales Trailhead, Blue Ridge Mountains, Virginia:

   Big Wilson Creek, Grayson County, 1 miles away
      Class III-V+ - 3 miles long (Close to Mouth of Wilson)

   New River - South Fork, Watauga / Ashe / Alleghany County, 12 miles away
      Class I-II - 61 miles long (Route 1347 to Mouth of Wilson)

   New River, Alleghany NC / Grayson VA County, 12 miles away
      Class I-II - 11 miles long (Stuart Dam to US 221/21)

   Green Cove Creek, Washington County, 13 miles away
      Class III-IV+(V) - 1.5 miles long (AT - Virginia Creeper Trail)

   Whitetop Laurel Creek, Washington / Grayson County, 13 miles away
      Class II-IV - 12 miles long (Route 728 to Route 58)


Public Lands near Scales Trailhead, Blue Ridge Mountains, Virginia:

   Grayson Highlands State Park, Virginia, 2 miles away

   Hungry Mother State Park, Virginia, 12 miles away

   Mount Jefferson State Park, North Carolina, 14 miles away

   New River State Park, North Carolina, 16 miles away

   Stone Mountain State Park, North Carolina, 31 miles away


Trails near Scales Trailhead, Blue Ridge Mountains, Virginia:

   Scales Trail, Grayson County, 1 miles away

   Third Peak Trail, Grayson County, 1 miles away

   First Peak Trail, Grayson County, 1 miles away

   Switchback Trail, Grayson County, 1 miles away

   Old Orchard Trail, Grayson County, 2 miles away

   Bearpen Trail, Grayson County, 2 miles away

   Lewis Fork Trail, Grayson County, 2 miles away


Golf Courses Near Scales Trailhead, Blue Ridge Mountains, Virginia:

   Holston Hills Country Club, Marion, 9 miles away

   Scenic View Golf Course, Chilhowie, 14 miles away

   Jefferson Landing Club, Jefferson, 15 miles away

   Skyline Tmc Golf Remote, West Jefferson, 16 miles away

   Mountain Aire Golf Club, West Jefferson, 17 miles away


Lakes Near Scales Trailhead, Blue Ridge Mountains, Virginia:

   Rural Retreat Lake, Wythe County, 18 miles away


Current weather conditions at Scales Trailhead, Blue Ridge Mountains, Virginia
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Local climate location: MARION EVAP STATION 15 miles away


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