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180 mi 290 km of trail 16 Featured Hikes

Gems 11 Gems Easy Trails 36 Trails Intermediate Trails 47 Trails Hard Trails 13 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 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 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 )
Favorite Night shot of Dark Hollow Falls

Dark Hollow Falls

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

Singletrack Stanley, VA

( 31 )
Favorite Sunset view from atop Bearfence.

Bearfence Loop Trail

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

Singletrack Stanley, VA

( 23 )
Favorite Panoramic from the top of Hawksbill Mtn.

Upper Hawksbill Ascent

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

Singletrack Stanley, VA

( 15 )
Favorite Looking back across the bridge connecting Whiteoak Canyon trail to the fire road.

Whiteoak Canyon to Upper Falls

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

Singletrack Stanley, VA

( 11 )

Trails in Central District - 80

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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 
0.9 mi 1.4 km #3 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 
1.8 mi 2.9 km #4 Saddle Trail
Stanley, VA
1.8 mi 2.9 km Stanley, VA
Unknown
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0.5 mi 0.8 km #5 Stony Man Trail
Stanley, VA
0.5 mi 0.8 km Stanley, VA
All Clear
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Mostly Dry
14 days ago
16 
2.7 mi 4.3 km #6 Buck Ridge Trail
Luray, VA
2.7 mi 4.3 km Luray, VA
Unknown
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2.2 mi 3.5 km #7 Upper Dark Hollow Trail
Stanley, VA
2.2 mi 3.5 km Stanley, VA
Unknown
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2.4 mi 3.9 km #8 Robertson Mtn Trail
Stanley, VA
2.4 mi 3.9 km Stanley, VA
All Clear
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Mostly Dry: May 4, 2019: Some small branches in the trail but easy to get around.
73 days ago
1.1 mi 1.8 km #9 South River Falls Road
Elkton, VA
1.1 mi 1.8 km Elkton, VA
All Clear
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Mostly Dry, Some Mud
65 days ago
2.2 mi 3.5 km #10 Rose River Loop Trail
Stanley, VA
2.2 mi 3.5 km Stanley, VA
Unknown
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3.0 mi 4.9 km #11 Buck Hollow Trail
Luray, VA
3.0 mi 4.9 km Luray, VA
All Clear
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65 days ago
2.3 mi 3.8 km #12 Laurel Prong Trail
Stanley, VA
2.3 mi 3.8 km Stanley, VA
Unknown
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1.6 mi 2.6 km #13 South River Falls Trail
Elkton, VA
1.6 mi 2.6 km Elkton, VA
All Clear
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Mostly Dry, Some Mud
65 days ago
4.0 mi 6.5 km #14 Staunton River Trail
Madison, VA
4.0 mi 6.5 km Madison, VA
All Clear
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Some Mud: Lower section to Jones, clear with some mud.
78 days ago
2.2 mi 3.6 km #15 Graves Mill Trail
Madison, VA
2.2 mi 3.6 km Madison, VA
All Clear
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Dry: Crossing was easy
78 days ago
4.3 mi 7.0 km #16 Corbin Mtn Trail
Stanley, VA
4.3 mi 7.0 km Stanley, VA
Unknown
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2.7 mi 4.4 km #17 Pocosin Hollow Trail
Stanardsville, VA
2.7 mi 4.4 km Stanardsville, VA
All Clear
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Some Mud
82 days ago
0.8 mi 1.3 km #18 Salamander Trail
Stanley, VA
0.8 mi 1.3 km Stanley, VA
Unknown
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1.0 mi 1.6 km #19 Passamaquoddy Trail - North
Stanley, VA
1.0 mi 1.6 km Stanley, VA
Unknown
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0.8 mi 1.2 km #20 Millers Head Trail
Stanley, VA
0.8 mi 1.2 km Stanley, VA
Unknown
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