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Millers Head Trail

Easy/Intermediate
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A great shorter trail leading right from the Skyland Resort to a great viewpoint.


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0.8

Miles

1.2

KM

82%

Runnable

3,772' 1,150 m

High

3,494' 1,065 m

Low

54' 17 m

Up

278' 85 m

Down

8%

Avg Grade (5°)

27%

Max Grade (15°)

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Though only about 3/4 of a mile from the start of this trail to the lookout, this trail packs a lot into that distance! Beginning near the Massanutten Lodge and the Skyland Resort, begin your journey heading west. You'll have a mostly moderate descent on the way to the viewpoint, though there are a few steep parts where the underlying rock has started to come through. Use caution, especially on your way down.

At just over 1/2 miles into the run, the trail levels out, and you'll be nearing the Miler's Head Viewpoint. This is a great place to take in views of the surrounding valley. Though you started at the high point of the park, it's still a great place to survey everything that Shenandoah has to offer.

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Michaela Davis-Rigney

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Millers Head Observation Point
Apr 6, 2016 near Stanley, VA
Millers Head Observation Point
Apr 6, 2016 near Stanley, VA

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