Powell River Trail722 W Main St, Appalachia, VA 24216
The Powell River Trail - Appalachia trailhead offers walking, biking, fishing and recreational opportunities along the beautiful Powell River. The Trail utilizes an abandoned L&N Railroad line and features two bridges and two tunnels. The Bee Rock Tunnel, once was claimed to be shortest railroad tunnel in the world. A trailhead awaits visitors with parking and also a refurbished N&W Railroad Caboose. The current trail measures 2.4 miles roundtrip. Future plans include extending the Trail to connect to the Town of Big Stone Gap and the City of Norton.