|Summary||Hike the Appalachian Trail to this famous rock outcrop.|
|Type||Day Hike - Out and Back|
|Distance (Total)||4.6 miles / 7.4 km|
|Elevation Gain||1,250 feet / 381 meters|
|Minimum Elevation||1,750 feet / 533 meters|
|Maximum Elevation||3,000 feet / 914 meters|
|Hiking Season||- All Year Long|
|Things To See||- Cliffs - Mountain Views - Streams - Summit - Woods|
|Rating||★ ★ ★ ★ ☆|
|Nearby Town||Roanoke, Virginia, United States|
Follow the trail to the white blazed Appalachian Trail for about 1.5 miles. You will reach a campsite where the spur trail connects with the AT. Take a right onto the white blazed AT. Soon afterwards views will start to open up on your right. After climbing up on some rocks you will reach the top. Take a left and leave the AT to get to Dragon's Tooth. Enjoy the beautiful views from there!
Take I-81 to Exit 140.
Take VA 311 towards Catawba.
You will pass the McAfee trail head, the Homeplace Restaurant and finally a gas station on your left.
Shortly after look for the Dragon's Tooth trail head sign. The parking lot entrance is on your left.
|Latitude||37.3797915523 degrees / 37° 22.787' / 37° 22' 47.25"|
|Longitude||-80.1559603214 degrees / -80° 9.358' / -80° 9' 21.46"|