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Last additions - Guest River Gorge Railtrail, Virginia
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Queen Anns Lace631 viewsLate July on Guest River TrailJul 29, 2013
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Gone Fishin367 viewsFound this Great Blue Heron standing in teh Guest River fishing the little area between the rocks.Sep 20, 2011
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River Wall379 viewsNo, I didn't mean to say river walk. That really is a wall built in the edge of the river.

i would guess, due to it being located in the curve of the river, it prevents the railroad from being washed out.

Too much rain in the mountains makes great waterfalls but, is devastating to railroads that run along the banks of the river.
Sep 19, 2011
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Overhang377 viewsThe overhang above BJ's head go another 90 ft. out of camera field.

More typical Guest River.
Sep 19, 2011
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The Trail388 viewsThe surface of Guest River gorge Railtrail is the best we have seen, bar none.

If you live in Tri-Cities area of Tennessee or SW Virginia and want to ride long distances I would suggest I-81.

If you want a short bike ride with breath taking scenery drive up to Coeburn, Va.
Sep 19, 2011
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Waterfall Exit376 viewsWhen one decides to build a railroad in front of a waterfall what do you do with the waterfall after the water has fallen?

Easy, build a culvert, or trestle if you like, cover it with dirt and lay the tracks over it.

The water exits to the river and the tracks don't get washed away.
Sep 19, 2011

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Guest River315 viewsThis is typical of what you will see of the Guest River.

There are a couple of larger cascades that I could not get to due to time restrictions but, rest assured I will return in the Fall when the leaves are gone.
Feb 19, 2019 at 06:32 AM
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Overhang377 viewsThe overhang above BJ's head go another 90 ft. out of camera field.

More typical Guest River.
Feb 19, 2019 at 06:32 AM
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One Of Four257 viewsFrom the time you get out of the car in the parking lot at the trailhead you hear Guest River roar.

On four accounts you hear the river and a falls roaring.
Feb 19, 2019 at 06:31 AM
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Queen Anns Lace631 viewsLate July on Guest River TrailFeb 19, 2019 at 06:31 AM
P1070223_1200x900.jpg
River Wall379 viewsNo, I didn't mean to say river walk. That really is a wall built in the edge of the river.

i would guess, due to it being located in the curve of the river, it prevents the railroad from being washed out.

Too much rain in the mountains makes great waterfalls but, is devastating to railroads that run along the banks of the river.
Feb 19, 2019 at 06:31 AM
P1070229_1200x900.jpg
The Trail388 viewsThe surface of Guest River gorge Railtrail is the best we have seen, bar none.

If you live in Tri-Cities area of Tennessee or SW Virginia and want to ride long distances I would suggest I-81.

If you want a short bike ride with breath taking scenery drive up to Coeburn, Va.
Feb 19, 2019 at 06:31 AM