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2,211 mi 3,559 km of trail 74 Runs

Gems 18 Gems Easy Trails 120 Trails Intermediate Trails 344 Trails Hard Trails 213 Trails
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Gems in Shenandoah Valley - 18

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gem Favorite Old Rag Mountain Summit

Old Rag Summit

(60) Stanley, VA
gem Favorite The second of 6 waterfalls in Whiteoak Canyon (the 1st being the very upper falls).

White Oak Canyon Swimming Hole

(30) Stanley, VA
gem Favorite Night shot of Dark Hollow Falls

Dark Hollow Falls

(34) Stanley, VA
gem Favorite Sunrise view from atop Mary's Rock

Mary's Rock Viewpoint

(24) Luray, VA
gem Favorite It's almost unfair to not have to work for this view from Stony Man Summit in Shenandoah National Park.

Stony Man Summit

(20) Stanley, VA
gem Favorite Panoramic from the top of Hawksbill Mtn.

Hawksbill Mountain Summit

(23) Stanley, VA
gem Favorite Sunset view from atop Bearfence.

Bearfence Mountain

(16) Stanley, VA
gem Favorite Edge of Devil's Marbleyard

Devil's Marbleyard

(2) Glasgow, VA

Runs in Shenandoah Valley - 74

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Favorite Colorful of fall foliage is the awesome feeling and smell
Difficult

Old Rag Loop

8.9 mi 14.3 km • Loop • 2,362 ft Ascent 719.92 m Ascent

(218) Stanley, VA
Favorite The second of 6 waterfalls in Whiteoak Canyon (the 1st being the very upper falls).
Difficult

Whiteoak Canyon to Cedar Run Loop

8.2 mi 13.1 km • Loop • 2,255 ft Ascent 687.39 m Ascent

(100) Stanley, VA
Favorite Sarah crossing upper Campbell's Creek
Difficult

Three Ridges Loop Trail

13.4 mi 21.6 km • Loop • 3,565 ft Ascent 1086.57 m Ascent

(52) Nellysford, VA
Favorite McAfee Knob is the perfect place to rest and enjoy the view.
Difficult

McAfee Knob

7.4 mi 12.0 km • Out and Back • 1,340 ft Ascent 408.53 m Ascent

(51) Salem, VA
Favorite The top brings incredible views of the surrounding area as a reward for your effort.
Difficult

Virginia's Triple Crown Loop

34.8 mi 55.9 km • Loop • 6,774 ft Ascent 2064.63 m Ascent

(30) Salem, VA
Favorite One of the many cascading falls as you descend Rose River Loop
Intermediate

Rose River Loop

3.8 mi 6.1 km • Loop • 796 ft Ascent 242.59 m Ascent

(47) Stanley, VA
Favorite Enjoy phenomenal views from Humpback Rocks.
Difficult

Humpback Rocks

1.8 mi 2.9 km • Out and Back • 817 ft Ascent 249.16 m Ascent

(38) Nellysford, VA
Favorite Panoramic from the top of Hawksbill Mtn.
Intermediate

Hawksbill Mountain Loop

2.7 mi 4.3 km • Loop • 608 ft Ascent 185.44 m Ascent

(37) Stanley, VA

Trails in Shenandoah Valley - 603

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2.9 mi 4.6 km #1Ridge Trail
Difficult
Stanley, VA
Difficult
2.9 mi 4.6 km Stanley, VA 12 
0.9 mi 1.4 km #2Dark Hollow Falls Trail
Intermediate
Stanley, VA
Intermediate
0.9 mi 1.4 km Stanley, VA 13 
5.0 mi 8.0 km #3Whiteoak Canyon
Difficult
Stanley, VA
Difficult
5.0 mi 8.0 km Stanley, VA 19 
0.5 mi 0.8 km #4Stony Man Trail
Intermediate
Stanley, VA
Intermediate
0.5 mi 0.8 km Stanley, VA 20 
2.0 mi 3.3 km #5Little Devils Stairs Trail
Difficult
Washington, VA
Difficult
2.0 mi 3.3 km Washington, VA 16 
2.2 mi 3.5 km #6Doyles River Trail
Intermediate
Grottoes, VA
Intermediate
2.2 mi 3.5 km Grottoes, VA
2.7 mi 4.4 km #7Andy Layne Trail
Difficult
New Castle, VA
Difficult
2.7 mi 4.4 km New Castle, VA
27.1 mi 43.6 km #8Wild Oak National Recreation Trail (716)
Difficult
Bridgewater, VA
Difficult
27.1 mi 43.6 km Bridgewater, VA 12 
5.0 mi 8.1 km #9Brown Mountain Trail
Difficult
Elkton, VA
Difficult
5.0 mi 8.1 km Elkton, VA
10.4 mi 16.7 km #10North Mountain Trail #443
Difficult
Verona, VA
Difficult
10.4 mi 16.7 km Verona, VA
1.8 mi 2.9 km #11Saddle Trail
Difficult
Stanley, VA
Difficult
1.8 mi 2.9 km Stanley, VA
2.7 mi 4.3 km #12Crabtree Falls Trail
Intermediate
Nellysford, VA
Intermediate
2.7 mi 4.3 km Nellysford, VA 14 
7.4 mi 11.9 km #13Torry Ridge Trail
Difficult
Stuarts Draft, VA
Difficult
7.4 mi 11.9 km Stuarts Draft, VA
3.5 mi 5.6 km #14Harkening Hill Trail
Difficult
Buchanan, VA
Difficult
3.5 mi 5.6 km Buchanan, VA
4.4 mi 7.1 km #15Tuscarora - Bear Wallow Trail #405.2
Difficult
Strasburg, VA
Difficult
4.4 mi 7.1 km Strasburg, VA
88.8 mi 143.0 km #16AT: Roanoke Appalachian Trail Club - East (VA)
Difficult
Pembroke, VA
Difficult
88.8 mi 143.0 km Pembroke, VA
1.3 mi 2.1 km #17Cottonwood Trail
Easy
Front Royal, VA
Easy
1.3 mi 2.1 km Front Royal, VA
2.6 mi 4.2 km #18Culler's Trail
Easy
Front Royal, VA
Easy
2.6 mi 4.2 km Front Royal, VA
7.2 mi 11.6 km #19Chessie Nature Trail
Easy
East Lexington, VA
Easy
7.2 mi 11.6 km East Lexington, VA
2.2 mi 3.5 km #20Upper Dark Hollow Trail
Difficult
Stanley, VA
Difficult
2.2 mi 3.5 km Stanley, VA

Photos of Shenandoah Valley - 532

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Sunset view from atop Bearfence.
May 25, 2016 near Stanley, VA
Autumn view from the cliff near Crescent Rock Overlook.
May 24, 2016 near Stanley, VA
Sunrise view from atop Mary's Rock
May 24, 2016 near Luray, VA
The milky way over Big Meadows.
May 24, 2016 near Stanley, VA
Morning twilight view of the Blue Ridge Mountains from the Tunnel Overlook.
May 24, 2016 near Luray, VA
A section of the Rapidan Road on a foggy Summer morning.
May 24, 2016 near Stanley, VA
View from Hazel Mountain Overlook.
May 25, 2016 near Luray, VA
A winter afternoon view from Timber Hollow Overlook in the Central District .
May 24, 2016 near Stanley, VA

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