Adventure Projects is hiring an Android engineer to join us in Boulder, CO
Hiking Project Logo

Double Falls Loop

 4.4 (16)

Length


6.9 Miles 11.0 Kilometers


1,230' 375 m

Ascent

-1,223' -373 m

Descent

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

24%

Max Grade (14°)

2,816' 858 m

High

1,589' 484 m

Low

Shared By Donovan Fitzgerald

Conditions


Minor Issues 61 days ago
Some Mud History

Getting forecast...

This combination of four trails creates a loop that provides views of the water falls on the Doyle River & Jones Run.

Donovan Fitzgerald

Dogs Unknown

Features Birding · Fall Colors · River/Creek · Views · Waterfall · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Overview

This trail takes you to the water falls on both the Doyle River and the Jones Run, making for a scenic loop.

Description

Trail starts at at Jones Run Trail parking lot off the Skyline Drive. You take the Jones Run Trail down into the valley to enjoy the views of the Jones Run falls. After the Jones Run Falls you continue until the trail meets the Doyles River Trail. At this point the trail becomes all up hill adventure. Along the way you'll reach the lower & upper Doyles Falls. The lower falls would be a great location to take an extended break to give your legs a chance to recharge for the rest of the uphill climb out of the valley. After the falls you'll continue to travel up the valley until you reach the crossing of the Browns Gap Road. The road takes a much less aggressive route out of the valley and near the top you'll reach the AT. Take a left on the AT and travel on it until you reach the starting point just under the parking lot.

Flora & Fauna

Typical Shenandoah Park Flora & Fauna.

Contacts

You & This Featured Hike


Rate Quality


   Clear Rating

Rate Difficulty

Share This Hike

Your Check-Ins

Check-Ins

Jul 7, 2018
Lisa Gardner
Cool day
Jun 30, 2018
Christopher Graham
Hot day! Great waterfall views.
May 27, 2018
Dustin O
May 21, 2018
Michael Braband
Apr 1, 2018
Kim Earhart
Feb 15, 2018
Joe Danz
Nov 19, 2017
Brian Rishel
6.9mi
Sep 16, 2017
Dustin Galuppo

Trail Ratings

  4.4 from 16 votes

#446

Overall
  4.4 from 16 votes
5 Star
38%
4 Star
63%
3 Star
0%
2 Star
0%
1 Star
0%
Rankings

#12

in Virginia

#446

Overall
277 Views Last Month
1,856 Since Mar 1, 2017
Intermediate Intermediate

0%
13%
63%
13%
13%
0%
Parking at the Dundo Picnic Area is good option. Bathrooms available and the trail is just a short downhill connector. Dec 8, 2017

Hiking Project is part of the REI Co-op family,
where a life outdoors is a life well lived.

Shop REI Hiking