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180 mi 290 km of trail 16 Runs

Gems 11 Gems Easy Trails 36 Trails Intermediate Trails 48 Trails Hard Trails 13 Trails

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Gems in Central District - 11

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gem Favorite Old Rag Mountain Summit

Old Rag Summit

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

White Oak Canyon Swimming Hole

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

Dark Hollow Falls

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

Mary's Rock Viewpoint

(23) Luray, VA
gem Favorite Panoramic from the top of Hawksbill Mtn.

Hawksbill Mountain Summit

(23) Stanley, 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

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

Bearfence Mountain

(15) Stanley, VA
gem Favorite Upper Rose River Falls.

Rose River Falls

(17) Stanley, VA
gem Favorite Remnant of an old building at Rapidan Camp. with permission from rootboy

Rapidan Camp

(8) Stanley, VA
gem Favorite A whitetail deer grazing in Big Meadows at sunrise.

Big Meadows

(9) Stanley, VA
gem Favorite The Passamaquoddy Trail leaves right from the Skyland Resort backyard.

Skyland Resort

(8) Stanley, VA

Runs in Central District - 16

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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

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

Whiteoak Canyon to Cedar Run Loop

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

(99) Stanley, 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 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
Favorite Sunset view from atop Bearfence.
Intermediate/Difficult

Bearfence Loop Trail

1.1 mi 1.8 km • Out and Back • 232 ft Ascent 70.77 m Ascent

(31) Stanley, VA
Favorite Night shot of Dark Hollow Falls
Intermediate

Dark Hollow Falls

1.7 mi 2.7 km • Out and Back • 495 ft Ascent 150.91 m Ascent

(33) Stanley, VA
Favorite Panoramic from the top of Hawksbill Mtn.
Easy/Intermediate

Upper Hawksbill Ascent

2.2 mi 3.5 km • Out and Back • 412 ft Ascent 125.5 m Ascent

(17) Stanley, VA
Favorite Looking back across the bridge connecting Whiteoak Canyon trail to the fire road.
Intermediate

Whiteoak Canyon to Upper Falls

4.7 mi 7.5 km • Out and Back • 941 ft Ascent 286.93 m Ascent

(13) Stanley, VA

Trails in Central District - 81

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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
Intermediate/Difficult
Stanley, VA
Intermediate/Difficult
5.0 mi 8.0 km Stanley, VA 19 
0.5 mi 0.8 km #4Stony Man Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Stanley, VA
Easy/Intermediate
0.5 mi 0.8 km Stanley, VA 19 
1.8 mi 2.9 km #5Saddle Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Stanley, VA
Intermediate/Difficult
1.8 mi 2.9 km Stanley, VA
2.2 mi 3.5 km #6Upper Dark Hollow Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Stanley, VA
Intermediate/Difficult
2.2 mi 3.5 km Stanley, VA
2.4 mi 3.9 km #7Robertson Mtn Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Stanley, VA
Intermediate/Difficult
2.4 mi 3.9 km Stanley, VA
2.7 mi 4.3 km #8Buck Ridge Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Luray, VA
Intermediate/Difficult
2.7 mi 4.3 km Luray, VA
1.1 mi 1.8 km #9South River Falls Road
Intermediate
Elkton, VA
Intermediate
1.1 mi 1.8 km Elkton, VA
2.2 mi 3.5 km #10Rose River Loop Trail
Intermediate
Stanley, VA
Intermediate
2.2 mi 3.5 km Stanley, VA
4.0 mi 6.5 km #11Staunton River Trail
Intermediate
Madison, VA
Intermediate
4.0 mi 6.5 km Madison, VA
3.0 mi 4.9 km #12Buck Hollow Trail
Intermediate
Luray, VA
Intermediate
3.0 mi 4.9 km Luray, VA
1.6 mi 2.6 km #13South River Falls Trail
Intermediate
Elkton, VA
Intermediate
1.6 mi 2.6 km Elkton, VA
2.2 mi 3.6 km #14Graves Mill Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Madison, VA
Easy/Intermediate
2.2 mi 3.6 km Madison, VA
2.3 mi 3.8 km #15Laurel Prong Trail
Intermediate
Stanley, VA
Intermediate
2.3 mi 3.8 km Stanley, VA
2.7 mi 4.4 km #16Pocosin Hollow Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Stanardsville, VA
Intermediate/Difficult
2.7 mi 4.4 km Stanardsville, VA
4.3 mi 7.0 km #17Corbin Mtn Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Stanley, VA
Intermediate/Difficult
4.3 mi 7.0 km Stanley, VA
0.8 mi 1.3 km #18Salamander Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Stanley, VA
Easy/Intermediate
0.8 mi 1.3 km Stanley, VA
1.0 mi 1.6 km #19Passamaquoddy Trail - North
Intermediate/Difficult
Stanley, VA
Intermediate/Difficult
1.0 mi 1.6 km Stanley, VA
1.3 mi 2.1 km #20Pocosin Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Elkton, VA
Easy/Intermediate
1.3 mi 2.1 km Elkton, VA

Photos of Central District - 228

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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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