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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 Stairs to Big Branch Falls - be warned, these peter out and there's some muddy slip-and-fall risk after this!
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

Blackrock Summit Loop

1.2 mi 1.9 km 219' Up 66.62 m Up 206' Down 62.86 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 Shenandoah afternoon.
Intermediate/Difficult

Trayfoot/Blackrock Mountain Loop

10.3 mi 16.5 km 2,075' Up 632.59 m Up 2,077' Down 633.14 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 Doyles River Falls
Intermediate/Difficult

Doyles and Jones Falls Loop

9.6 mi 15.4 km 1,816' Up 553.48 m Up 1,816' Down 553.44 m Down

Grottoes, 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 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

South District Hiking

  • 194 Miles 312 Kilometers of Trail
  • 11 Recommended Routes
  • 1 Gem Gems
  • 11 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 34 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 7 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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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
3.0 mi 4.8 km #10Little Flat Mountain Loop
Very Difficult
Crozet, VA
Very Difficult
Crozet, VA

Photos of South District - 57

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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