US Army Corps of Engineers
Wilmington District

Description: A narrow half-mile loop trail within Salthouse Branch Park at Philpott Lake that runs along Salthouse Branch on one side, intersects with Dogwood Glen, a 4.5 mile (one way) trail that leads to Philpott Dam, then continues back to the trailhead through forested foothills.

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: 0.5 miles