Lakeshore (roughly 2 miles out and back) and Little Mountain Falls Trails (roughly 4 mile loop) This isn’t far from the house, and I love how dog friendly state parks are. We usually string a few trails together to get some decent mileage. Our usual route is The Lake Shore Trail to Little Mountain Fall…

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Trail reviews for you by Jack the Trail Dog Bur Mil Park and the Lake Brandt marina are great starting locations, but limited parking lot access along the routes. Not huge climbs, but rolling. We run on these trails a lot for training. They are easy to get to from our house with plenty of…

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Grayson Highlands State Park, VA Massie Gap to Mt Rogers and back.Round trip 8.5 miles to 10 depending on which trails. This run takes a while to get there, but my pawrents love it. They kept talking about these creatures, the miniature horses, while we were driving there. They were hoping we would see some.…

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Indian Trail and Hanging Rock Trail Hanging Rock is one of my favorites!! There are plenty of trails, and I have run almost all of them.  Here is one that we do fairly often because it has all the great highlights: creeks, waterfalls, climbing, views, and post-run beer. The Trailhead for this one is Flinchum…

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Jack’s Trail Review February 18, 2019 Rock Castle Gorge Loop; elevation ranges from 3572 at the top of the gorge to 1700 at the parking area off CC Camp Road (VA Rte 605) Blue Ridge Parkway; Rocky Knob National Recreation Area. Hi! My name is Jack and I am a 9 ½ year old border…

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