Barbours Creek Wilderness
Located in the Jefferson National Forest in Virginia.
The 5,700-acre Barbours Creek Wilderness contains rugged and remote mountain terrain on the southeastern slope of Potts Mountain, offering good opportunities for solitude. The area is covered with hardwood forest interspersed with yellow pine on the south and west exposures. Hemlock and white pine are found in the major drainages. Elevations range from 1,700 feet along Barbours Creek to 3,800 feet along Potts Mountain. The area contains a variety and abundance of wildlife and Lipes Branch contains some native brook trout. Lipes Branch trail, maintained for foot and horse travel from the Pines Campground to the top of Potts Mountain, is the only maintained trail in the area.
For more information contact: The Jefferson National Forest
Details mentioned in this article were accurate at the time of publication
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