Thunder Ridge Overlook to Sunset Fields Overlook

4.2 miles, easy terrain
23 miles from Roanoke, $2.25 carpool fee

Located in Bedford County, this hike has wonderful views from Thunder Ridge Overlook and Apple Orchard Mountain, which has a large grassy bald at itís summit. This route is also known for the Guillotine, an interesting rock formation, where the trail passes under a suspended rock. There are also a beautiful series of over 100 rock steps installed by the Natural Bridge Appalachian Trail Club along the trail immediately past the Guillotine.