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110 mi 177 km of trail 9 Runs

Gems 2 Gems Easy Trails 20 Trails Intermediate Trails 27 Trails Hard Trails 2 Trails

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gem Favorite Overall Run Falls, as seen from the rock viewpoint on Overall Run Trail. At 93 feet, it is the largest waterfall in the park.

Overall Run Falls

(14) Washington, VA
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Elkwallow Picnic Area

(3) Washington, VA

Runs in North District - 9

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Favorite Keyser Run, Little Devils Stairs. with permission from rootboy
Intermediate/Difficult

Little Devil Stairs Loop

5.5 mi 8.9 km • Loop • 1,453 ft Ascent 442.8 m Ascent

(11) Washington, VA
Favorite Sunset in Shenandoah
Intermediate

Neighbor Mountain - Jeremys Run Loop

14.0 mi 22.5 km • Loop • 2,503 ft Ascent 762.95 m Ascent

(17) Washington, VA
Favorite Overall Run Falls, as seen from the rock viewpoint on Overall Run Trail. At 93 feet, it is the largest waterfall in the park.
Intermediate

Overall Run Falls

6.3 mi 10.2 km • Loop • 1,348 ft Ascent 410.97 m Ascent

(23) Washington, VA
Favorite More fog along Dickey Ridge.
Intermediate

Dickey Ridge Loop

4.9 mi 7.9 km • Loop • 833 ft Ascent 253.75 m Ascent

(15) Front R…, VA
Favorite Fire road leading north from Compton Gap Parking Area.
Intermediate

Compton Gap to Compton Peak

2.3 mi 3.7 km • Loop • 617 ft Ascent 187.93 m Ascent

(10) Front R…, VA
Favorite Creek just above the falls
Easy/Intermediate

Lands Run Falls

1.2 mi 1.9 km • Loop • 289 ft Ascent 88.06 m Ascent

(5) Front R…, VA
Favorite Ridge lines in the distance from North Marshall Mountain Lookout. with permission from rootboy
Intermediate

North Marshall

0.6 mi 1.0 km • Out and Back • 152 ft Ascent 46.21 m Ascent

(2) Washington, VA
Favorite Fire road leading north from Compton Gap Parking Area.
Easy/Intermediate

Compton Gap North

1.5 mi 2.4 km • Loop • 235 ft Ascent 71.73 m Ascent

(1) Front R…, VA
Favorite The Hickerson trailhead is marked by this post.
Intermediate

Lands Run Gap to Hickerson Hollow

2.1 mi 3.4 km • Out and Back • 565 ft Ascent 172.13 m Ascent

(2) Front R…, VA

Trails in North District - 40

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2.0 mi 3.3 km #1Little Devils Stairs Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Washington, VA
Intermediate/Difficult
2.0 mi 3.3 km Washington, VA 16 
6.7 mi 10.7 km #2Jeremys Run Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Washington, VA
Easy/Intermediate
6.7 mi 10.7 km Washington, VA
0.9 mi 1.4 km #3Pole Bridge Link Trail
Easy
Washington, VA
Easy
0.9 mi 1.4 km Washington, VA
5.6 mi 9.1 km #4Mt. Marshall Trail
Intermediate
Washington, VA
Intermediate
5.6 mi 9.1 km Washington, VA
3.9 mi 6.2 km #5Bluff Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Washington, VA
Easy/Intermediate
3.9 mi 6.2 km Washington, VA
6.2 mi 10.0 km #6Tuscarora-Overall Run Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Washington, VA
Intermediate/Difficult
6.2 mi 10.0 km Washington, VA
9.2 mi 14.8 km #7Dickey Ridge Trail
Intermediate
Front Royal, VA
Intermediate
9.2 mi 14.8 km Front Royal, VA
0.9 mi 1.5 km #8Fox Hollow Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Front Royal, VA
Easy/Intermediate
0.9 mi 1.5 km Front Royal, VA
3.2 mi 5.2 km #9Browntown Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Washington, VA
Intermediate/Difficult
3.2 mi 5.2 km Washington, VA
3.3 mi 5.3 km #10Thornton River Upper Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Washington, VA
Intermediate/Difficult
3.3 mi 5.3 km Washington, VA
4.6 mi 7.4 km #11Piney Branch Trail
Intermediate
Washington, VA
Intermediate
4.6 mi 7.4 km Washington, VA
0.5 mi 0.8 km #12Thompson Hollow Trail
Intermediate
Washington, VA
Intermediate
0.5 mi 0.8 km Washington, VA
1.4 mi 2.3 km #13Big Devils Stairs Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Washington, VA
Intermediate/Difficult
1.4 mi 2.3 km Washington, VA
2.8 mi 4.4 km #14Pass Mountain Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Luray, VA
Intermediate/Difficult
2.8 mi 4.4 km Luray, VA
1.4 mi 2.3 km #15Jenkins Gap Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Washington, VA
Intermediate/Difficult
1.4 mi 2.3 km Washington, VA
4.1 mi 6.6 km #16Neighbor Mountain Trail
Intermediate
Luray, VA
Intermediate
4.1 mi 6.6 km Luray, VA
0.3 mi 0.6 km #17Compton Peak East Trail
Difficult
Front Royal, VA
Difficult
0.3 mi 0.6 km Front Royal, VA
4.4 mi 7.1 km #18Keyser Run Road
Easy/Intermediate
Washington, VA
Easy/Intermediate
4.4 mi 7.1 km Washington, VA
3.1 mi 5.1 km #19Beecher Ridge Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Washington, VA
Intermediate/Difficult
3.1 mi 5.1 km Washington, VA
1.4 mi 2.3 km #20Mathews Arm Trail
Easy
Washington, VA
Easy
1.4 mi 2.3 km Washington, VA

Photos of North District - 47

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Keyser Run, Little Devils Stairs. with permission from rootboy
Apr 11, 2016 near Washington, VA
Overall Run Falls, as seen from the rock viewpoint on Overall Run Trail. At 93 feet, it is the largest waterfall in the park.
Jan 29, 2016 near Washington, VA
Ridge lines in the distance from North Marshall Mountain Lookout. with permission from rootboy
Apr 28, 2016 near Washington, VA
Fire road leading north from Compton Gap Parking Area.
May 7, 2018 near Front R…, VA
Overall Run Falls, the tallest waterfall in SNP.
May 15, 2016 near Washington, VA
The Overall Run upper cascades.
May 15, 2016 near Washington, VA
After making it to the top of Little Devils Staircase Trail we took the Keyser Run Road down and got to see this amazing view
Jul 4, 2016 near Washington, VA
Waterfall
Aug 3, 2019 near Washington, VA

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