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Blue Ridge Tunnel - East Trailhead

Facility Area Information

Contact: NCPR Office  Phone: (434) 263-7130

East Trail Info
56 parking spaces. No bus parking. Trail fully ADA accessible.

Distance from East Trailhead to East Tunnel Portal (entrance):
3,346 ft. (0.63 miles) net change in elevation +37 feet, max. grade 5.3% for 150 feet, most of the rest of the trail is < 1.6% ; avg. 1.5%
Length of Tunnel: 4,273 feet; change in elevation +55 feet; average grade 1.3%