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Spec Mines Trail

  A long drive separates Roanoke from Spec Mines Trail, but many people like to hike here to be close to nature. In Virginia you never run out of outdoors fun. Hiking trails like this one are plentyful in the Blue Ridge Mountains where you can absorb the beauty of these mountains. Alright, enough of spending all this time inside a building, time to get out, and if you happen to be in Botetourt County of Virginia, Spec Mines Trail is a great local trail for doing
    a bit of leg stretching.
Spec Mines Trail is a glorious place to visit for more than one day, Wonderful Life Campground is a glorious place to camp nearby. In case you donít mind getting drenched, you can always go whitewater
paddling on James River. Camp Virginia Jaycee is a glorious local campground; there are plenty of folks from Montvale here. Jennings Creek is a splendid whitewater spot in the vicinity of Spec Mines Trail, and a tremendous place close by is Blackhorse Gap. Don't miss out on a tour to Booker T Washington National Monument if you're here at Spec Mines Trail; some nearby water includes Spec Mines Branch. That right there is loads already, but it goes on; Spec Mines  
Trail has it all. During the warm days of summer, highs regularly are in the 80's at Spec Mines Trail; the night is quite cooler of course, commonly in the 60's. Through the winter highs are in the 40's with temperatures at Spec Mines Trail dipping down into the 20's during winter nights.

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These outdoors activities are available near Spec Mines Trail.
 Trails Near Spec Mines Trail:
Hunting Creek Trail, Bedford County , 18 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Spec Mines Trail:
Camp Virginia Jaycee, Blue Ridge , 2 miles away
Wilson Creek Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Blue Ridge , 3 miles away
Bobbletts Gap Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Montvale , 3 miles away
Wonderful Life Campground, Buchanan , 7 miles away
Cove Mt Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Buchanan , 7 miles away
 Whitewater Near Spec Mines Trail:
Jennings Creek, Botetourt County , 10 miles away, Class II-III - 4.5 miles long (Route 614 to James River)
James River, Botetourt County , 11 miles away, Class I-II - 16.5 miles long (Route 43 to Route 630)
Catawba Creek, Botetourt County , 11 miles away, Class I-III - 12 miles long (Fincastle to James River)
North Creek, Botetourt County , 12 miles away, Class II-IV - 2.5 miles long (Campground to Jennings Creek)
Roaring Run, Botetourt County , 19 miles away, Class V+ - 1.2 miles long (County line to Recreation Area)
 Public Lands Near Spec Mines Trail:
Booker T Washington National Monument, Hardy - VA , 15 miles away
Smith Mountain Lake State Park, Virginia , 22 miles away
Jefferson National Forest, Virginia , 23 miles away
Douthat State Park, Virginia , 25 miles away
 Hotels Near Spec Mines Trail:
Peaks Of Otter Lodge, Bedford , 10 miles away
Holiday Inn Express TROUTVILLE - ROANOKE NORTH, Troutville , 11 miles away
Quality Inn Troutville, Troutville , 11 miles away
Comfort Inn Troutville - Roanoke North, Troutville , 11 miles away
Super 8 Daleville/Roanoke, Daleville , 12 miles away
 Lakes Near Spec Mines Trail
Beaverdam Reservoir, Bedford County , 9 miles away
Loch Haven Lake, Roanoke County , 19 miles away
Lock Haven Lake, Roanoke County , 19 miles away

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