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Fox Hollow Trail

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Length


0.9 Miles 1.5 Kilometers


174' 53 m

Ascent

-183' -56 m

Descent

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

19%

Max Grade (11°)

1,905' 581 m

High

1,722' 525 m

Low

Shared By Larry W. Brown

Conditions


All Clear 91 days ago
Mostly Dry, Fallen Trees - Really well maintained. One big tree down that you have to climb over or go around, but otherwise great! History

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A shorter trail near Dickey Ridge Visitor Center visiting an old cemetery.

Larry W. Brown

Dogs No Dogs

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Family Friendly A short loop with easy access from the visitor center and cool historic sites along the way.

Description

The trail starts in the grass across Skyline Drive from the visitor center parking area. At the first fork, keep to the left and in less than 100 yards you'll reach the Dickey Ridge Trail. Continue on the Dickey Ridge Trail heading left here for another two-tenths of a mile until the trail reaches the junction with the Fox Hollow Trail.

Turn right onto the Fox Hollow Trail, passing piles of stones that the Fox family removed from their fields over many years. At the cemetery, the trail makes a sharp turn to the right.

Continue past the site of the Fox family garden and house, taking a sharp left-hand turn at a concrete-enclosed spring.

The trail heads on past an old millstone near the site of the Fox family barn, before crossing the stream and continuing onto a dirt road.

Turn right on the old road, heading uphill for around a half-mile, keeping an eye out for a trail that starts uphill to the right. Take this trail and cross the Dickey Ridge Trail up to the trail started.

Thanks to Larry W. Brown, for sharing this description. If you’re interested in learning more details about great hikes, weather, camping / lodging, wildlife, and scenic drives, check out the comprehensive Guide to Shenandoah National Park.

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Jul 11, 2018
Ken Moses
Nov 5, 2017
Nick Sanchez
Oct 13, 2017
Dan S. Pogonowski
Oct 6, 2017
Peter Gattuso
May 17, 2017
Shelby Snow
May 16, 2017
Kerrie Daniel
May 15, 2017
Elizabeth Newton
Joey friendly trail. Natural spring.
Apr 5, 2017
Jason Wicklund
First hike in SNP

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