Johns Mountain Road

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Air down those tires and ensure those shocks are in good order before driving this rocky trail! Johns Mountain Road is a narrow road that follows the ridge of Johns Mountain for just under three miles, starting at Dunaway Gap from Dunaway Gap Road. Lush green canopies add to the feeling of seclusion in the summertime, while the lack of leaves offers views of the valley to the east in the winter. While there are no technical spots, there is pretty much no gravel left and mostly embedded medium rocks, making for a slow, bone-rattling ride most of the way. The trail ends at a gate.

Although there is a clearing with a nice fire ring for camping right before the gate, you would have to make sure not to block the turnaround area as that's the last place to turn around before the gate.