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108 mi 173 km of trail 11 Recommended Routes

Gems 1 Gem Easy Trails 9 Trails Intermediate Trails 35 Trails Hard Trails 8 Trails

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gem Favorite Doyles River Falls

Lower Doyles River Falls

(6) Grottoes, VA

Recommended Routes in South District - 11

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Favorite Doyles River Falls
Intermediate/Difficult

Double Falls Loop

6.9 mi 11.0 km 1,226' Up 373.62 m Up 1,221' Down 372.24 m Down

Grottoes, VA
Favorite Shenandoah afternoon.
Intermediate

Blackrock Summit Loop

1.2 mi 1.9 km 219' Up 66.62 m Up 206' Down 62.86 m Down

Grottoes, VA
Favorite A river crossing on South Fork Moormans River Road (particularly high water!)
Intermediate

Sugar Hollow Loop

18.5 mi 29.7 km 2,709' Up 825.59 m Up 2,727' Down 831.29 m Down

Crimora, VA
Favorite View of Shenandoah Valley from Calvary Rocks.
Intermediate/Difficult

Riprap Hollow

9.7 mi 15.7 km 1,949' Up 594 m Up 1,947' Down 593.59 m Down

Crimora, VA
Favorite Shenandoah afternoon.
Intermediate/Difficult

Trayfoot/Blackrock Mountain Loop

10.2 mi 16.5 km 2,272' Up 692.53 m Up 2,273' Down 692.77 m Down

Crimora, VA
Favorite The view is fantastic from the summit of Furnace Mountain.
Difficult

Furnace Mountain-Austin Mountain Loop

13.2 mi 21.2 km 2,586' Up 788.24 m Up 2,587' Down 788.41 m Down

Grottoes, VA
Favorite Good scrambling rocks.
Intermediate

Turk Mountain Out and Back

2.4 mi 3.9 km 614' Up 187.03 m Up 613' Down 186.84 m Down

Crimora, VA
Favorite Doyles River Falls
Intermediate/Difficult

Upper Doyles Falls

3.1 mi 5.0 km 954' Up 290.65 m Up 959' Down 292.22 m Down

Grottoes, VA
Favorite Mushrooms along the Brown Mountain Trail.
Difficult

Big Run Portal

9.8 mi 15.7 km 2,110' Up 643.28 m Up 2,112' Down 643.74 m Down

Elkton, VA
Favorite Doyles River Falls
Intermediate

Doyles and Jones Falls Loop

9.7 mi 15.7 km 2,572' Up 783.97 m Up 2,571' Down 783.71 m Down

Grottoes, VA
Favorite Poplar and oak from viewpoint on rocks at the top of Frazier Discovery Trail. with permission from rootboy
Intermediate

Frazier Discovery Trail

1.3 mi 2.1 km 420' Up 128.05 m Up 420' Down 128.04 m Down

Grottoes, VA

Trails in South District - 41

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2.2 mi 3.5 km #1Doyles River Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Grottoes, VA
Intermediate/Difficult
Grottoes, VA
5.0 mi 8.1 km #2Brown Mountain Trail
Difficult
Elkton, VA
Difficult
Elkton, VA
2.5 mi 4.0 km #3Jones Run Trail
Intermediate
Grottoes, VA
Intermediate
Grottoes, VA
2.4 mi 3.9 km #4Lewis Peak Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Grottoes, VA
Intermediate/Difficult
Grottoes, VA
1.0 mi 1.6 km #5Turk Mountain Trail
Difficult
Dooms, VA
Difficult
Dooms, VA
4.8 mi 7.8 km #6Trayfoot Mountain Trail
Difficult
Crimora, VA
Difficult
Crimora, VA
4.6 mi 7.5 km #7Riprap Trail
Intermediate
Crimora, VA
Intermediate
Crimora, VA
0.9 mi 1.5 km #8Trayfoot Mountain Trail/Blackrock Hut Road
Easy/Intermediate
Grottoes, VA
Easy/Intermediate
Grottoes, VA
0.0 mi 0.0 km #9Chimney Rock Spur Trail
Difficult
Crimora, VA
Difficult
Crimora, VA
3.7 mi 5.9 km #10North Fork Moorman's River Trail
Intermediate
Crimora, VA
Intermediate
Crimora, VA
3.0 mi 4.8 km #11Little Flat Mountain Loop
Very Difficult
Crozet, VA
Very Difficult
Crozet, VA
0.4 mi 0.6 km #12Blue Ledge Trail
Difficult
Grottoes, VA
Difficult
Grottoes, VA
3.3 mi 5.3 km #13Furnace Mountain Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Grottoes, VA
Intermediate/Difficult
Grottoes, VA
5.7 mi 9.1 km #14Rockytop Trail
Difficult
Grottoes, VA
Difficult
Grottoes, VA
4.2 mi 6.8 km #15Big Run Loop Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Grottoes, VA
Intermediate/Difficult
Grottoes, VA
5.2 mi 8.3 km #16Madison Run Road
Intermediate
Grottoes, VA
Intermediate
Grottoes, VA
3.2 mi 5.1 km #17Austin Mountain Trail
Difficult
Grottoes, VA
Difficult
Grottoes, VA
3.7 mi 6.0 km #18Paine Run Trail
Intermediate
Grottoes, VA
Intermediate
Grottoes, VA
2.7 mi 4.4 km #19Wildcat Ridge Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Crimora, VA
Intermediate/Difficult
Crimora, VA
4.6 mi 7.4 km #20Big Run Portal Trail
Easy
Grottoes, VA
Easy
Grottoes, VA

Photos of South District - 53

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Doyles River Falls
May 14, 2018 near Grottoes, VA
Lower Doyles River Falls
Mar 21, 2016 near Grottoes, VA
Upper Doyles River Falls
Mar 21, 2016 near Grottoes, VA
Jones Run Falls
Mar 19, 2016 near Grottoes, VA
One of many stunning waterfalls.
Oct 2, 2018 near Grottoes, VA
Jones Run Falls
May 14, 2018 near Grottoes, VA
The view is fantastic from the summit of Furnace Mountain.
Jan 30, 2017 near Grottoes, VA
Mushrooms along the Brown Mountain Trail.
Apr 28, 2016 near Elkton, VA