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Old Rag Road

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Enjoy the sights and sounds of wilderness beauty along this fire road.


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3.6

Miles

5.9

KM

Point to Point

3,359' 1,024 m

High

1,970' 600 m

Low

0' 0 m

Up

1,389' 423 m

Down

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

21%

Max Grade (12°)

Dogs Unknown

Features Birding · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

This road provides a mostly gentle hike through some of the parks most beautiful, untamed wilderness. Along the route you'll come across the Whiteoak Cabin (in an area known as Comer Deadening).

This fire road also provides access to several popular hiking trails: Corbin Mtn Trail, Corbin Hollow Trail, Robertson Mtn Trail and the Saddle Trail (which is part of the Old Rag Loop).

It also intersects at a junction with two other fire roads (Berry Hollow Road and Weakley Hollow Fire Road).

Thanks to Larry W. Brown, for sharing this trail 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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Shared By:

Larry W Brown

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This is the "3 fire roads" junction - Old Rag, Weakley Hollow and Berry Hollow.
May 26, 2016 near Stanley, VA

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