High Knoll Trail


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  • c/o Camp Ottari, 2881 Simpkinstown Road, Hiwassee, Virginia  24347
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Often called the Philmont of the East, the High Knoll Trail is an excellent opportunity to take your group backpacking. Each morning will be spent hiking to a new backcountry outpost on the beautiful Blue Ridge Scout Reservation. Each staffed outpost features programs ranging from living history to mountain climbing.

  •     Based out of Camp Ottari
  •     Horseback Riding
  •     Mountain Boarding
  •     Paintball Shooting* (In accordance with BSA policy, Scouts do NOT shoot at each other)
  •     Natural Rock Climbing
  •     Blackpowder Shooting
  •     Living History


  • Age:  12-1/2 and 1st Class Scout by camp
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  • Leadership:  Provisional or two registered adults for a group (co-ed leadership for mixed groups)