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Gems in Central District - 11

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gem Favorite Old Rag Mountain Summit

Old Rag Summit

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

White Oak Canyon Swimming Hole

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

Dark Hollow Falls

(45) 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

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

Bearfence Mountain

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

Hawksbill Mountain Summit

(29) Stanley, VA

Recommended Routes in Central District - 17

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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 2,362' Up 719.92 m Up 2,359' Down 718.89 m Down

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 2,255' Up 687.39 m Up 2,255' Down 687.38 m Down

Stanley, VA
Favorite One of the many cascading falls as you descend Rose River Loop
Intermediate/Difficult

Rose River Loop

3.8 mi 6.1 km 796' Up 242.59 m Up 797' Down 242.97 m Down

Stanley, VA
Favorite Panoramic from the top of Hawksbill Mtn.
Intermediate/Difficult

Hawksbill Mountain Loop

2.6 mi 4.2 km 600' Up 183 m Up 644' Down 196.36 m Down

Stanley, VA
Favorite Night shot of Dark Hollow Falls
Intermediate

Dark Hollow Falls

1.7 mi 2.7 km 495' Up 150.91 m Up 495' Down 151.02 m Down

Stanley, VA
Favorite Sunset view from atop Bearfence.
Intermediate/Difficult

Bearfence Loop Trail

1.1 mi 1.8 km 232' Up 70.77 m Up 232' Down 70.65 m Down

Stanley, VA
Favorite Panoramic from the top of Hawksbill Mtn.
Intermediate

Upper Hawksbill Ascent

2.2 mi 3.5 km 412' Up 125.5 m Up 411' Down 125.2 m Down

Stanley, VA
Favorite Looking back across the bridge connecting Whiteoak Canyon trail to the fire road.
Intermediate/Difficult

Whiteoak Canyon to Upper Falls

4.7 mi 7.5 km 941' Up 286.93 m Up 942' Down 287.04 m Down

Stanley, VA
Favorite Autumn view from the cliff near Crescent Rock Overlook.
Difficult

Whiteoak Canyon - Hawksbill Summit Loop

13.6 mi 21.8 km 3,652' Up 1113.19 m Up 3,649' Down 1112.08 m Down

Stanley, VA

Central District Running

  • 258 Miles 415 Kilometers of Trail
  • 17 Recommended Routes
  • 11 Gems Gems
  • 18 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 63 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 18 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Central District - 82

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0.5 mi 0.8 km #1Stony Man Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Stanley, VA
Easy/Intermediate
Stanley, VA 25 
5.0 mi 8.0 km #2Whiteoak Canyon
Intermediate/Difficult
Stanley, VA
Intermediate/Difficult
Stanley, VA 23 
2.9 mi 4.6 km #3Ridge Trail
Difficult
Stanley, VA
Difficult
Stanley, VA 14 
0.9 mi 1.4 km #4Dark Hollow Falls Trail
Intermediate
Stanley, VA
Intermediate
Stanley, VA 15 
2.4 mi 3.9 km #5Robertson Mtn Trail
Difficult
Stanley, VA
Difficult
Stanley, VA 12 
2.7 mi 4.3 km #6Buck Ridge Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Luray, VA
Intermediate/Difficult
Luray, VA
1.8 mi 2.9 km #7Saddle Trail
Difficult
Stanley, VA
Difficult
Stanley, VA
2.2 mi 3.5 km #8Rose River Loop Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Stanley, VA
Intermediate/Difficult
Stanley, VA 10 
2.2 mi 3.6 km #9Graves Mill Trail
Intermediate
Madison, VA
Intermediate
Madison, VA
0.8 mi 1.3 km #10Salamander Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Stanley, VA
Easy/Intermediate
Stanley, VA

Photos of Central District - 243

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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
Morning twilight view of the Blue Ridge Mountains from the Tunnel Overlook.
May 24, 2016 near Luray, 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
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