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Skyland-Big Meadows Horse Trail

 2.0 (2)

7.2 Miles 11.5 Kilometers


89%

Runnable

1,166' 356 m

Ascent

-1,018' -310 m

Descent

6%

Avg Grade (3°)

20%

Max Grade (12°)

3,685' 1,123 m

High

2,910' 887 m

Low

Shared By Zander Göpfert

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One of the most popular horse trails in the park, from the Byrd Visitor Center northeast past Hawksbill Gap

Zander Göpfert

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Features Birding · Fall Colors · River/Creek · Spring · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

Shenandoah National Park has over 500 miles of trails for visitors to enjoy, over 180 of which are open to horse use. This is one of several horse trails that can range in grade, tread, and length. Visitors are encouraged to take part in one of the parks guided trail tours that are offered from the spring season through the fall. For more information on guided horseback tours, see the parks website.

Visitors are also allowed to bring their own horses to experience the horse trails on their own. For more information on horse trails and personal horse use within the park, please visit the parks website, or call (540) 999-3500.

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