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Stony Man Trail

Intermediate
 4.4 (21)

A short loop with some great views of the Shenandoah Valley and the Allegheny Mountains.


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Miles

0.8

KM

Point to Point

4,008' 1,222 m

High

3,891' 1,186 m

Low

116' 35 m

Up

84' 26 m

Down

8%

Avg Grade (4°)

16%

Max Grade (9°)

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Family Friendly A short, relatively easy trail with some great views along the way.

Description

The start of this trail is located off of the blue and white-blazed Appalachian Trail (AT). At the trail post continue onto the blue-blazed Stony Man Trail. After about a quarter of a mile, you'll come to a junction with the Stony Man Summit Trail - this short spur trails takes you to a great viewpoint and is well worth the side trip! At the viewpoint, you'll overlook the Shenandoah Valley, the town of Luray, and the Massanutten and Allegheny Mountains beyond.

To continue on the loop, stay right at the junction with the Stony Man Summit Trail to take the blue-blazed Stony Man Trail back to the junction with the A.T.

Contacts

Shared By:

Kristen Arendt with improvements by Debbie Yum

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  4.4 from 21 votes

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  4.4 from 21 votes
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#4

in Virginia

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Little Stony Man, as seen from the Stonly Man Trail in early October.
Dec 16, 2015 near Stanley, VA

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Jul 6, 2020
Karen Ryan
Fantastic view and an easy hike. 1.6mi — 0h 20m
Jul 2, 2020
J G
Mar 18, 2020
Christina Potter
Jan 11, 2020
Jessica Morgan
Windy at the top but great views with the clouds blowing in 3mi — 4h 00m
Nov 9, 2019
Jena Turner
Oct 31, 2019
Miranda Kinder
Oct 14, 2019
Sarah Maynard
Oct 12, 2019
Michael Sartorius