Read Mountain to Buzzards Rocks 

Read Mountain is a 243 acre Roanoke County park. It is a ~1.9 mile (3.8 round trip) out/back trail from the parking lot to the Buzzard Rocks summit. This is a moderately difficult hike and you are rewarded with a spectacular view of the valley.


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Author: roanokeoutside3
Date: 17 Sep 2009 12:00:00 PM
Source: Trimble Outdoors on my Verizon phone
Activity: Hiking
State: Virginia (VA)
Distance: 1.83 mi  (Change units)
Survey Elevation: Total Gain: 880 ft
Total Loss: 44 ft
Net Change: 836 ft
Difficulty: 7 / 10
Tags: Day Hike, Roanoke, Virginia
Rating: Unrated   Rate it

Read Mountain is a 243 acre Roanoke County park. It is a ~1.9 mile (3.8 round trip) out/back trail from the parking lot to the Buzzard Rocks summit. This is a moderately difficult hike and you are rewarded with a spectacular view of the valley.

Link to Park Website

Directions from Downtown Roanoke
Take U.S. 460 East towards Bonsack. Shortly before you reach the Bonsack Walmart, turn left onto Huntridge Road. Travel 1 mile to left on Crumpacker Road. Look for park entrance on the right, just past Tolman Circle.

Directions from Interstate 81
Take the Troutville exit and turn onto US 220 South (Cloverdale Road). Travel 3.5 miles to a right onto Hillview Drive. After passing Cortland Road, take second right onto Crumpacker Road. Look for park entrance on the right, just past Tolman Circle.


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Distance: 1.83 mi Points: 254
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Location: 37.340479, -79.900131

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