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Take a Ride on the Virginia Creeper Trail 


Where Trails Cross

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Wondering where the best camping, backpacking, hiking, fishing, lodging, dining, and mountain biking opportunities are found along the Virginia Creeper Trail, Appalachian Trail and within the Mount Rogers NRA? We’ll tell you! We’re located where the trails meet in Damascus, Virginia. Outside our front door you can step on the Virginia Creeper Trail, Appalachian Trail, Iron Mountain Trail, Trans-American (76) Bicycle Route, Daniel Boone Heritage Trail, the Crooked Road, and the road to my grandmothers house. You can literally backpack, mountain bike or drive right to our door. 

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We've Got Your Gear!

Bike Rental Shuttle Van

With over 5000 square feet of backpacking, camping and outdoor gear with the likes of Big Agnes ultralight sleeping bags, pads, and tents; Granite Gear backpacks and accessory gear; Sea to Summit sleeping bags; Salomon, Merrell, and Keen trail running shoes; The North Face tents, sleeping bags, clothing, and backpacks; Black Diamond tarps, tents, and shelters; Deuter daypacks, backpacks, and sleeping bags; Vargo titanium and Evernew titanium cookware as well as many other brands (Six Moons Designs, Elemental Horizons, Hyperlite Mountain Gear, etc...). We stock a full line of mountain bikes, clothing, and biking accessories. All of these items at our famous off-the-beaten-path great prices accompanied by our world famous "friendliest service along the trail" make SunDog Outfitter the easy and logical choice for all your outfitting and information needs. 

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Family Fun Vacation

Damascus Trail Park

We can help you coordinate your vacation in the Damascus and Mount Rogers area with lodging at Damascus Cabins or one of the fine Damascus or Abingdon area B&B’s. Eat, sleep and play-- we’ll help you out along the way. Visit one of the links on this page to find out more Virginia Creeper Trail, Appalachian Trail and Damascus, Virginia area information. Or just give us a call toll free at 888-595-2453. We can be reached by e-mail at . We’d love to hear from you. 

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About Us

SunDog Outfitter, located in the Virginia Creeper Trail Depot in Damascus, Virginia is your one-stop source for information on the Virginia Creeper Trail, Appalachian Trail, Mount Rogers National Recreation Area and all the hiking and mountain biking trails in the Damascus, Virginia area. Come on in and experience the friendliest service in the friendliest town on the trail!  

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Shuttle services to portions of the Virginia Creeper Trial are authorized under a permit from the US Forest Service.  

George Washinigton & Jefferson National Forests.

Adventure Damascus, Inc./Laughing Dog Shuttles/Sundog Outfitter is an equal opportunity employer and provider.