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2,181 mi 3,509 km of trail 60 Featured Hikes

Gems 15 Gems Easy Trails 221 Trails Intermediate Trails 308 Trails Hard Trails 109 Trails
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Favorite Colorful of fall foliage is the awesome feeling and smell

Old Rag Loop

8.9 mi 14.3 km • Loop • 2,362 ft Ascent 719.92 m Ascent

Singletrack Stanley, VA

( 188 )
Favorite The second of 6 waterfalls in Whiteoak Canyon (the 1st being the very upper falls).

Whiteoak Canyon to Cedar Run Loop

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

Singletrack Stanley, VA

( 90 )
Favorite McAfee Knob is the perfect place to rest and enjoy the view.

McAfee Knob

7.4 mi 12.0 km • Out and Back • 1,340 ft Ascent 408.53 m Ascent

Singletrack Salem, VA

( 49 )
Favorite The views keep getting better and better the higher you climb along the Three Ridges Trail.

Three Ridges Loop Trail

13.4 mi 21.6 km • Loop • 3,565 ft Ascent 1086.57 m Ascent

Singletrack Nellysford, VA

( 45 )
Favorite Photo by Sam Dean Photography for Roanoke Outside Foundation

Virginia's Triple Crown Loop

34.8 mi 55.9 km • Loop • 6,774 ft Ascent 2064.63 m Ascent

Singletrack Salem, VA

( 23 )
Favorite One of the many cascading falls as you descend Rose River Loop

Rose River Loop

3.8 mi 6.1 km • Loop • 796 ft Ascent 242.59 m Ascent

Singletrack Stanley, VA

( 42 )
Favorite Hazy sunset.

Humpback Rocks

1.8 mi 2.9 km • Out and Back • 817 ft Ascent 249.16 m Ascent

Singletrack Nellysford, VA

( 37 )
Favorite Panoramic from the top of Hawksbill Mtn.

Hawksbill Mountain Loop

2.7 mi 4.3 km • Loop • 608 ft Ascent 185.44 m Ascent

Singletrack Stanley, VA

( 31 )

Trails in Shenandoah Valley - 578

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2.9 mi 4.6 km #1 Ridge Trail
Stanley, VA
2.9 mi 4.6 km Stanley, VA
All Clear
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Dry - chilly morning
48 days ago
10 
5.0 mi 8.0 km #2 Whiteoak Canyon
Stanley, VA
5.0 mi 8.0 km Stanley, VA
All Clear
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Mostly Dry, Some Mud: On humid summer days the canopy traps the moisture under it. Expect to sweat a lot and it not evaporate.
14 days ago
16 
2.0 mi 3.3 km #3 Little Devils Stairs Trail
Washington, VA
2.0 mi 3.3 km Washington, VA
All Clear
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Dry - Comfortable creek water levels - to play in and hike across. Narrow trail, but dry.
29 days ago
16 
0.9 mi 1.4 km #4 Dark Hollow Falls Trail
Stanley, VA
0.9 mi 1.4 km Stanley, VA
Minor Issues
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Muddy, Fallen Trees
55 days ago
11 
2.2 mi 3.5 km #5 Doyles River Trail
Grottoes, VA
2.2 mi 3.5 km Grottoes, VA
Unknown
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2.7 mi 4.4 km #6 Andy Layne Trail
New Castle, VA
2.7 mi 4.4 km New Castle, VA
Unknown
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27.1 mi 43.6 km #7 Wild Oak National Recreation Trail (716)
Bridgewater, VA
27.1 mi 43.6 km Bridgewater, VA
Minor Issues
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Mostly Dry - Undergrowth starting to cover parts of the trail.
21 days ago
10 
1.8 mi 2.9 km #8 Saddle Trail
Stanley, VA
1.8 mi 2.9 km Stanley, VA
Unknown
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5.0 mi 8.1 km #9 Brown Mountain Trail
Elkton, VA
5.0 mi 8.1 km Elkton, VA
Unknown
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7.4 mi 11.9 km #10 Torry Ridge Trail
Stuarts Draft, VA
7.4 mi 11.9 km Stuarts Draft, VA
Unknown
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3.5 mi 5.6 km #11 Harkening Hill Trail
Buchanan, VA
3.5 mi 5.6 km Buchanan, VA
Unknown
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4.4 mi 7.1 km #12 Tuscarora - Bear Wallow Trail #405.2
Strasburg, VA
4.4 mi 7.1 km Strasburg, VA
Minor Issues
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Muddy, Fallen Trees - 4 or 5 large downed trees have crossed parts of the Eastern portion of path (from lot.) Rain has pooled in sections along the top and where flat, but no major washouts besides one of the aforementioned trees.
68 days ago
88.8 mi 143.0 km #13 AT: Roanoke Appalachian Trail Club - East (VA)
Pembroke, VA
88.8 mi 143.0 km Pembroke, VA
Unknown
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4.2 mi 6.8 km #14 Trail #416 - Bird Knob Trail
New Market, VA
4.2 mi 6.8 km New Market, VA
Unknown
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10.4 mi 16.7 km #15 North Mountain Trail #443
Verona, VA
10.4 mi 16.7 km Verona, VA
Unknown
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1.3 mi 2.1 km #16 Cottonwood Trail
Front Royal, VA
1.3 mi 2.1 km Front Royal, VA
Unknown
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3.8 mi 6.1 km #17 Trimble Mountain Trail
Bridgewater, VA
3.8 mi 6.1 km Bridgewater, VA
Unknown
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2.6 mi 4.2 km #18 Culler's Trail
Front Royal, VA
2.6 mi 4.2 km Front Royal, VA
Unknown
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7.2 mi 11.6 km #19 Chessie Nature Trail
East Lexington, VA
7.2 mi 11.6 km East Lexington, VA
Unknown
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0.8 mi 1.3 km #20 Tulip Poplar Trail
Strasburg, VA
0.8 mi 1.3 km Strasburg, VA
Unknown
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