I was recently fortunate to meet with one of Charlottesville's most knowledgeable naturalists and hiking guides, Melanie Perl.
To continue our ongoing series on hiking around Charlottesville, Dina and I took advantage of a perfect Spring day and drove up to the base of Humpback Rocks hiking trail. We had been forewarned that this hike was pretty strenuous but we figured we are still young enough (at heart) that it would be worth a try.
One of the most common questions we hear is, "Where is some good hiking near Charlottesville?" It is no secret that some of the most beautiful scenery in the country is available along the Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia and the trails are easily accessible and fun no matter your level of experience. See more..