June 4


Chestnut Ridge Trail Va – Unofficial Trail Guide

By Brian B

June 4, 2021

Nature Walks, Picnic



Distance in Miles


Elevation Gain in Feet


Hike Time in Hours


Iconic Picture Spots

Chestnut Sign scaled

Chestnut Ridge Trail Va - 2021 Trail Guide

 Nature Walk      Picnic Areas        Wildlife  

Chestnut Ridge Trail Va is located near the entrance of Mill Mountain Star on Mill Mountain Parkway. A nature trail at heart, Chestnut Ridge is an easy hike which you can read more about the wildlife in the area on Department of Wildlife Resources website. 

Editor's Note: We try hard to be accurate in our reporting but please always use multiple references before driving to a trailhead as trail amenities and conditions can always change.


Best Picture Locations

As a true nature walk, there doesn't seem to be any overlooks or waterfalls to speak of. If you're looking to take pictures of wildlife, then every spot on this trail is iconic.

Chestnut Trail scaled

Additional Information

Chestnut Ridge Trail is located close to downtown Roanoke making this a popular destination for tourists.

Chestnut Ridge Trail surrounds Roanoke Mountain Campground making this a popular trail for campers as well.

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