McAfee Knob

<b>Location:</B> near Roanoke, Va.<br>
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<b>Details:</B>  Open year-round. Free.<br>
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<b>Length:</B>  8.3 miles round-trip.<br>
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<b>Local color:</B> This moderately difficult section of the Appalachian Trail culminates in a spectacular panoramic view of the Catawba Valley, Roanoke Valley and the Tinker Mountains. Consider this measure of its beauty: the Appalachian Trail measures 2,180 miles and goes through 14 states, and this is one of its most-photographed spots. It was even selected as the subject for this year's Appalachian Trail's 75th anniversary poster.

( Virginia Tourism Corporation / June 26, 2007 )

Location: near Roanoke, Va.

Details: Open year-round. Free.

Length: 8.3 miles round-trip.

Local color: This moderately difficult section of the Appalachian Trail culminates in a spectacular panoramic view of the Catawba Valley, Roanoke Valley and the Tinker Mountains. Consider this measure of its beauty: the Appalachian Trail measures 2,180 miles and goes through 14 states, and this is one of its most-photographed spots. It was even selected as the subject for this year's Appalachian Trail's 75th anniversary poster.

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