Coal canyon

Coal Canyon

Trail Overview

Coal Canyon Trail has 100 miles over 5,600 acres with a balanced number of beginner, intermediate, and expert trail riding opportunities. Riders will find open canyons that descend into patches of woods and fields where elk and other wildlife live in their natural habitat. The Trail connects to the ATV friendly town of Grundy and has a Visitor Center like no other with Southern Gap’s Outdoor Adventure Center. Southern Gap Outdoor Adventure is a campground with cabins, RV and tent sites located at the Spearhead Trails-Coal Canyon ATV/OHV/mountain bike trailhead which offers access to100-plus miles–approximately 8,000 acres–of trail riding. ATV rentals and seasonal elk viewing tours are among the activities offered along with a connection to Breaks Interstate Park.

After riding the trails, make sure you explore all the county has to offer in Buchanan County. Grundy is a small SWVA Town surrounded by majestic mountains on the banks of the Levisa River which serves as the County Seat of Buchanan County. Grundy is not only home to the Appalachian School of Law that provides higher education opportunities to all seeking a legal education, nationally and internationally, but is well-known for having a 2-Story Wal-Mart with an escalator. You will also find multiple parks that you should take time to discover-Poplar Gap Park, Poplar Creek Mini-Park, Enochs Branch Park, Keen Mountain Park, Verner Blankenship Park & William P. Harris Park.

  • Located in Buchanan County
  • 127 miles over 6,000 acres
  • 2 ATV Play Areas
  • 53% Green, 24% Blue, 22% Black, 1% Yellow
  • Trailhead Coordinates: 37.245800, -82.168659
  • Trailhead Address: 1124 Chipping Sparrow Road Grundy, VA 24614

Trail Map​

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