US Army Corps of Engineers
Wilmington District

Description: A 4/10 mile one-way interpretive trail within Salthouse Branch Park at Philpott Lake. The trail runs along the shoreline of the lake with 25 points of interest along the trail identified with numbered markers which correspond to interpretive information in the trail guide found at the trailhead.

Directions:

*To Salthouse Branch Park from Roanoke, VA: Take 220 S. When you reach the intersection of 220 S and Sontag Rd (SR 619) in Rocky Mount, go about another 10 miles, then turn right onto Henry Rd (SR 605). Go 6.8 miles, then turn left onto Knob Church Rd. Go 1.4 miles, then turn left onto Salthouse Branch Rd. Go 0.8 miles to park entrance.

*To Salthouse Branch Park from Greensboro, NC: Take 220 N. Once you pass through Ridgeway, merge onto 220 N toward Roanoke. Go about 19.4 miles, then turn left onto Henry Rd (SR 605). Go 6.8 miles, then turn left onto Knob Church Rd. Go 1.4 miles, then turn left onto Salthouse Branch Rd. Go 0.8 miles to park entrance.

Rating: Easy

Users: Hikers only

Length: 0.4 miles