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The Virginia Creeper Trail passes right next to Sun Dog Outfitter. If you're in Damascus on the Creeper Trail, you'll be right at our side door at mile post 16. We have bike rentals, bike shuttle service and all the information you could ever want about the Virginia Creeper Trail. Call us at our toll free number or check our Frequently Asked Creeper Trail Questions link.

Confluence Trestle on the Virginia Creeper Trail

In 1998 Adventure Damascus Bicycles opened its doors for business, providing quality mountain bike rentals and safe comfortable bicycle shuttle service to the trail heads of the Virginia Creeper Trail and the many mountain biking trails in the Mount Rogers National Recreation Area. In 2002 we expanded our services by opening Sundog Outfitter. Being the longest continuously owned and operated shuttle service and largest full service provider of services for the Virginia Creeper Trail we continue to strive to meet your needs. Open daily and year round we are happy to be here for you. Give us a call to ask how we can help you or your group enjoy your visit to the Virginia Creeper Trail region. Most folks wish to conserve their energy for the bike ride down the mountains and let our Laughing Dog Bike Shuttle vans take them to the top. However, we do provide shuttle service to all of the entry points of the Virginia Creeper Trail including Whitetop Station, Alvarado, and Abingdon as well as a myriad of other area trails. There is a trail for all skill levels - novice to expert. Just ask our staff for suggestions on where to ride! We even offer once-a-month moonlight rides for you velo- vampires. Come on down and join the fun! While visiting Damascus and the Va Creeper Trail please check out our second location at SunDog Outfitter also in Damascus. Located at the junction of the Virginia Creeper, Appalachian, TransAm Bicycle, Daniel Boone Heritage, Crooked Road, and Iron Mountain Trail, SunDog Outfitter has what you need to enjoy the great outdoors. Fully stocked with some of the best brands in the biking and hiking industry you are sure to find something to suit your adventurist spirit. You can also shop with SunDog Outfitter online. 

Bicycle Shuttle Rates

  • Shuttle Only -  Ride the downhill section!  Shuttle from Damascus up to Whitetop Station - $13.99
  • Shuttle Only - Shuttle to Abingdon - $13.99
  • Group Rate Shuttle Only (12 or more people)  from Damascus to Whitetop - $11.99
  • Military Discount - $11.99
  • Kids ages 6 and under - FREE
  • Kids that rent a tag-a-long or babby buggy shuttle for FREE
  • *These reates are effective as of 9-27-2014 - Prices subject to change.  Call for availability and reservations.

Shuttles depart on the top of the hour.  Please arrive 30 minutes prior to reserved departure time.  We have a $40 minimum on all unscheduled and unreserved bike shuttle trips.  Hey, we gotta make a living (and we need to have a driver for you)!

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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.