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Virginia Creeper Fest
Virginia Creeper Trail - Abingdon Trailhead, 10:30 AM-5:00 PM
Meet us at the Trailhead in Abingdon to celebrate the award-winning Virginia Creeper Trail!
Designed to be a hands-on experience, the VA Creeper Fest encourages attendees to practice, interact and get involved. From bouldering practice, trailside repair clinics, disc dog exhibitions, and obstacle courses for the kids, to tree identification along the trail and guided nature walks, there will be plenty to keep the hard core outdoor enthusiasts and novice nature lovers busy all day.
There will be also be live music, food trucks and local outfitters throughout the day, as well as raffle giveaways.
The Virginia Creeper Trail marked its 30th Anniversary in 2017. One of the earliest rails-to-trails success stories, the Creeper Trail is now a major economic engine for Southwest Virginia, drawing over 200 thousand visitors annually.
Running 33.4 miles from Abingdon, VA through Damascus and Jefferson National Forest, the Virginia Creeper Trail is a former railroad that's now one of the most popular recreation trails in the southeast. It combines striking Blue Ridge Mountain scenery with unique trestle bridges and an accessible ride.
Free and fun for all ages. Pets welcome!