Otter Creek Trail is 3.5 miles long. Moderate. Otter Creek is the longest river entirely contained within the borders of Vermont. It took us 2:32 out and back including maybe a half hour looking for the SP. The first crossing at the campground and the last one before the visitor center used to have large cement slabs to help with the crossing but they have been complete blown out and you can see them littered down stream. Situated in a tall pine forest, Otter Creek Lodge is crafted in the tradition of the great camps of the Adirondacks. The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of the most commonly used topographic maps of the U.S. called US Topo that are separated into rectangular quadrants that are printed at 22.75"x29" or larger. 63.6. Fantastic trail. Otter Creek Trail (3.5 miles) Otter Creek Trail parallels the Parkway road as it stretches from Otter Campground to the James River Visitor Center. You can get onto the trail at many of the pullouts between the campground and the visitor center. The James River/Otter Creek recreation area has a campground, restaurant, picnic area, hiking trails and fishing in Otter Lake. Otter Creek Golf Course features a links style course with multiple sets of tees at each hole, 44 bunkers, 17 ponds, and an abundance of tall grasses and mounding. 'Otter Creek Falls Cabin' is truly one of the best waterfront properties in Lewis County. Today's Forecast. Roughly 112 miles (180 km) long, it is the primary watercourse running through Rutland County and Addison County.The mouth of the river flows into Lake Champlain.. Explore. Glade Creek 13. Otter Creek Trail is a 7.4 kilometer out and back trail located near Monroe, Virginia that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. Hunting Creek 8. Discover the beauty and seclusion of the unique Otter Creek Lodge. Unfortunately it is not well maintained. The trail is the spine of the system, offering direct connections to seven other hiking trails in the Otter Creek Wilderness. A 24-site A Loop for large RVs and Trailers and a 45-site B Loop for tents, vans, and pickup campers, accommodates a wide variety of guests. We were limited to how far we could go due to having a 1 and 3 year old. Tuesday. I am a sucker for a good stream hike and this one does not disappoint. Very well maintained trail and a great workout if you push it or a nice little stroll otherwise. Weekly Specials . Small parking area for the White Rocks Falls Trail. Reed Creek 11. Jennings Creek (NF) 2. It follows the Parkway and creek from the Otter Creek Campground to the James River Visitor Center. At 1.9 miles, the trail crosses Otter Creek twice, both times using a wood and iron footbridge, as it passes through the Parkway’s Lower Otter Creek overlook. Adirondack Park lands surround the property, connecting it to hundreds of miles of Adirondack State trails. This waterfall is only 25 feet high, but it spans the entire length of the river, tumbling over a broad sandstone ledge. Partly cloudy; Clouds increasing late. Otterburn is a Palladian-influenced Greek Revival plantation house near Bedford in Bedford County, Virginia.The hilltop house was first built in 1828 for Benjamin A. McDonald (1797-1871) and his wife, the former Sally Camm of Lynchburg, and overlooks the Little Otter Creek watershed. White Rock Falls . Thunder Ridge Trail (leg stretcher loop to view of Arnold Valley).1. Easy. Home - Otter Creek Animal Shelter is a no-kill pet shelter serving Buchanan and Fayette counties in northeast Iowa. Increasing Clouds Late; Rain Tomorrow. Mostly clear & chilly . Very nice and easy trail! Buchanan Swinging Bridge. Enjoy a swimming hole all your own just steps away, with a sandy shoreline, solid rock bottom, and a depth ranging from 3 to 7 feet. Below this point Otter Creek begins to conglomerate fro… The problem is no cell or GPS reception at the campground so we had to go to the KOA on VA130 twice to download the map to try and get started. More Otter Creek Frontier Arts C. Henry & Annie Cantrell . After being totally destroyed by the historic storms of 2011, Otter Creek Farm was rebuilt in 2013 and began entertaining private hunting parties for the 2016 quail season. Otter Creek Trail is a nice little out and back that meanders alongside its namesake creek. In 1917 key land purchases were made by the U.S. Forest Service as part of the formation of the national forest system. Moderate. The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of the most commonly used topographic maps of the U.S. called US Topo that are separated into rectangular quadrants that are printed at 22.75"x29" or larger. I ended up coming back by walking along the Parkway because I didn’t want to do those crossings again. View 1 photo of this 21780 sqft. Otter Creek falls and dam near Peaks of Otter on the Blue Ridge Parkway in Va. KD4BAW Uploaded by KD4BAW on Aug 5, 2011 . At the campground I bypassed that crossing by just staying on the left side of the creek all the way to the end of the campground and there is an old service roads you can use to connect back to the trail. 1 chop ~ $6.95 2 chops ~ $8.95. Home - Otter Creek Animal Shelter is a no-kill pet shelter serving Buchanan and Fayette counties in northeast Iowa. There are seven trailheads, with the two more popular ones at the north and south of the Wilderness. At Peaks of Otter Lodge, we are focused on creating a great guest experience and the health and safety of our employees and guests is our highest priority. Blue Ridge Parkway / Otter Creek Campground is a campground located on - in monroe, VA. Weekly Specials. Please note that the entire trail is 11.8 mile one-way so in order to do the entire trail out-and-back, you're looking at 23.6 miles unless you have two cars. Download the Otter Creek and James River trails map. Otter Creek is covered by the Philpott Lake, VA US Topo Map quadrant Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. Statons Creek Falls. Click below to see. At Little Otter Creek Falls, the waters of the creek abruptly drop 8 feet in a wide block-style form. Many of the campsites are along the banks of Otter Creek. Stay at the only hotel on the Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia. This trail was ok. Blue Ridge Mountains . It’s nice to scale back intensity and just take in nature. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, running, and nature trips. This trail follows the Blue Ridge Parkway and Otter Creek and leaves from Otter Creek Campground. Group Camping is available through reservation only at Linville Falls, Rocky Knob, and Doughton Park campgrounds. Brush Creek, W.Va. Brush Creek Falls proves size doesn’t always matter. Otter Creek Trail (3.5 miles) Parallels the Parkway road as it meanders from Otter Creek campground to the James River Visitor Center. Waterfalls. Overstreet Creek 9. Trails: Otter Lake Loop Trail, Otter Creek Trail Picnic Tables: None. At the visitor center, the James River Canal Trail will take you to the restored James River and Kanawha Canal Lock that was built between 1845-51. Otter Creek Trail is the longest, at 11 miles (18 km). Footbridge over South Fork Tye River, George Washington National Forest, VA. Galleries; Locations; Blue Ridge Parkway Read More. Otter Creek Lodge offers some of the best of everything. GALLERY. You can stay in the nearby Peaks of Otter Lodge or campground, or in Bedford (20 min drive away). land located at Otter Creek Trl, Fancy Gap, VA, 24328 on sale for $8000. I completed the scenic 0.9 mile Otter Lake Loop section. I wish I’d brought water shoes, because if you go out and back you cross water 6 times. Visit our Gallery to view past items we have made. Being so close to both Roanoke and Bedford, VA, one can also combine activities like movies with an "outdoor" vacation. The rugged trail offers spectacular views and a moderate to challenging hike. North Creek (NF) 5. In a little over one linear mile the drainage loses just over 3,600 feet in elevation, with only about 1,600 feet of that accounting for the change between the high point along the ridge and the lower end of the uppermost part of the catchment basin along the ridgeline. This area's abundant water and warmer temperatures support plant and animal communities that are unlike those found at other areas on the Parkway. Though the water falls 1,200 feet, hikers who make it here can only see about 500 feet of falling water. Broasted or Broiled Pork Chops ~ Served with mashed potato, gravy, vegetable and roll. Otter Creek Trail is a 4.6 mile out and back trail located near Monroe, Virginia that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. There were a few bugs but nothing too bad. https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/virginia/otter-creek-loop Shopping Otter Creek Address 10 South King Street Leesburg, VA 20175; Phone 703-669-0140; City Leesburg Locality Loudoun. Peaks of Otter Lodge re-opens May 3, 2021. Most sections of this trail are easy to hike and can be reached from many points along the motor road. Within 2.5 miles of UWEC and all major hospitals, conveniently located near restaurants, shops and all of the many activities happening in the Chippewa Valley area of Eau Claire, Chippewa Falls, and Altoona, Wisconsin. Trail starts right behind the sign heading south and 2.3 miles to the lake the back again. Menu. Roanoke River (Salem) 15. By: Lisa Rating: Date of Hike: Sunday, March 25, 2018 This was an easy, beautiful hike following Otter Creek. At 0.6 miles, you'll reach the dam on the west end of the Otter Lake. HOME. Gain: Parking: 3.5 hours plus a half hour for lunch 640 ft Parking at the Visitor Center. Limit of 20 people per site. Dogs; Cats; Other Animals; Happy Tails ; Adoption Procedure; Services. Appalachian Trail: Petites Gap to James River, The Blue Ridge Parkway: James River to Roanoke Mountain, Lilttle Rocky Row Loop via Appalachian Trail, Devil's Marbleyard and Gunter's Ridge Loop Trail, Petites Gap, Sulphur Spring, and Appalachian Trail Loop, Appalachian Trail to Apple Orchard Falls to Cornelius Creek Loop, Devils Marbleyard via Gunther Ridge and Belfast Trail Loop, Blue Ridge Parkway: James River to the Northern End, George Washington and Jefferson National Forests. Swimming places in creek, pool at bottom of falls and others nearby. Awesome trail. The trail is primarily … Roaring Run (NF) BEDFORD COUNTY 7. By 1914, almost all of the virgin forest in the Otter Creek watershed had been timbered, mostly by the Otter Creek Boom and Lumber Company, but also by the owners of several small farms and homesteads. Peaks of Otter Lodge. View 1 photo of this 21780 sqft. A pedestrian walkway connects the James River Visitor Center with restored Battery Creek Lock from the Kanawha Canal. Otter Lake is a man-made lake formed by damming Otter Creek. Recreational opportunities here include hiking, camping, picnicking and fishing. Otter Creek is covered by the Big Island, VA US Topo Map quadrant Free US Topo Map PDF ... Balcony Falls, VA: 7 mi: Glasgow, VA: 7 mi: Buena Vista, VA: 12 mi: Blue Ridge Farms, VA: 12 mi: Nearby Points of Interest. I walked back to my vehicle on the parkway because I wasn’t inspired to walk back the same way. Flat Top Tower – Moses Cone Memorial Park, NC. Rockfish Valley from Afton Overlook (MP 0.2) Cabin at Humpback Rocks Visitor Center, MP 5.8 . Wednesday Daytime. Group Camping is available through reservation only at Linville Falls, Rocky Knob, and Doughton Park campgrounds. Very confusing trail. The next 0.5 miles is one of the easiest and best sections of trail in this hike. Book Now. The trail can also be accessed from overlooks at MP 61.4, 62.5 and 63.1. Welcome to Otter Creek. Ivy Creek … Middle Creek (NF) 4. Email Us; Visit Site; 10:00 AM-5:00 PM; More Less Dates . The Otter Creek Inn beckons with a warm welcome and boasts the best guest rating for accommodations in Eau Claire County. There wasn’t a lot of elevation gain, just a lot of peace and quiet. There is a small parking area about 100 yards prior to the falls on the left. our current items. ABOUT. Explore the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains, unwind by Abbott Lake, and enjoy the beauty of the Peaks. The campground has sites for 42 tents and 26 trailers. The 3.5-mile Otter Creek Trail follows the creek from the Otter Creek Campground down to the James River Visitor Center. Lots of flowers in late May. History. Welcome to Otter Creek. Smith River LYNCHBURG 10. It is part of the James River/Otter Creek Recreation Area/George Washington National Forest. Pigg River 17. I settled on the Otter Creek Wilderness because I had not yet been there and by looking at the satellite shot it looked pretty wild and isolated. You can stay in the nearby Peaks of Otter Lodge or campground, or in Bedford (20 min drive away). Get the Parkway Travel Planner (PDF or Print), ©2020 Blue Ridge Parkway Association, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Stop by the James River Visitor Center, MP 63.8, Go fishing from the pier on Otter Lake, which is ADA-accessible, Parkway recorded information line: 828-298-0398. 21. Well marked, just follow the blue marks. Otter Creek Farm - Alabama's Premier Winghsooting Destination. Tinker Creek FRANKLIN COUNTY 16. 75 Reviews #2 of 3 things to do in Seven Devils. 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