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Dragon's Tooth Hike, Va - The 2021 Hiking Guide
Popular Rock Crawls Long Views
Dragon's Tooth Hike is part spur trail, part Appalachian Trail located in George Washington and Jefferson National Forests. Dragon's Tooth may come only second to McAfee Knob as one of the most popular trails around Roanoke.
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
The best picture on Dragon's Tooth Trail is probably going to be at the summit overlooking Craig County, but there are a lot of great views on the way up that can compete
Dragon's Tooth Trailhead is suceptible to being full. In the past it's been closed down as well. There is also a backup trailhead parking section if you backtrack and make a right at the gas station.