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Dickey Ridge Trail

Shenandoah National Park, VA
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Description: Scenic trail in Shenandoah.
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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181 reviews 181 reviews
122 attraction reviews
312 helpful votes 312 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Fox Hollow is an easy 1.2-mile circuit hike accessed from the Dickey Ridge Visitor Center near the northernmost portion of the park. The trailhead is right across Skyline Drive from the visitor center. This is a self-guided interpretive hike with brochures available at the visitor center or at the trailhead if you'd like to learn a little more about the... More

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Washington, DC
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54 reviews 54 reviews
19 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

This is a great trail to try when you're not looking for the most strenuous climb in the park. It's a steady climb from the bottom to the top which gives you the elevation without the huffing and puffing. There's a short (Fox Farm) loop near the top that goes by an old cemetery, and a visitor's center at the... More

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Myersville
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40 reviews 40 reviews
13 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

Park at the Dickey RIdge Visitors Center and walk back into the Fox family history. This was an interesting and meaningful walk as it related to my family history. Sad that folks had to give up their homes but a win for the public now and in the future.

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Pennsylvania
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35 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

A great hike....one to be enjoyed time and again. Can start hike near entrance to park or at the Dickey Ridge visitor center.

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Northern Virginia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

Hiked on October 21, 2012 and the autumn colors were amazing! It is so worth it in mid-October! Backpack a lunch and plan to spend some time chilling out at the overlook rock. The view is amazing and nice breeze. Ask a park ranger where it is on the map before leaving the Dickey Ridge Visitor Center because it's not... More

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