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ABINGDON, VIRGINIA

Biking the Virginia Creeper Trail: Naturalist Study in the Southern Blue Ridge Mountains

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Program #11662RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
While all of our learning adventures offer extraordinary value, our "Best Value" programs were rated by our participants themselves who thought their dollar went particularly far.
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Ride the beautiful Blue Ridge highlands of Virginia on expert-led bicycle rides to experience rich history and its variety of nature. Bike through cool forests and over high, wooden railroad bridges on the Virginia Creeper Trail, a scenic retired corridor of the Virginia-Carolina Railroad.


Highlights

• Bike the entire 35-mile Virginia Creeper Trail plus enjoy a ride amid the mountain bogs of Shady Valley, Tenn.
• Attend a professional theatre performance at Barter Theatre, the State Theatre of Virginia.
• Enjoy the historic & culturally-rich town of Abingdon, Virginia.

Program Notes

For an adventure that combines kayaking the Clinch River with biking the Virginia Creeper, see Program #20705.
Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.

Activity Notes

Biking 14-35 miles per day on mostly level terrain. Elevations of 3,000 feet. Mountain bikes provided.

Coordinated by Southwest Virginia 4-H Educational Center.


Currently selected:Prices Starting At:
May 4 — May 9, 2014 waitlist only  

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Included
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5 nights of accommodations
14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners
1 Expert-led lectures
7 Field trips
3 Performances

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4.9
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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