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Stony Man Mountain Hike

Mile Marker 39.1 of the Skyline Drive inside Shenandoah National Park, Shenandoah National Park, Luray, VA
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Ranked #1 of 11 attractions in Luray
Type: Hiking Trails
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Edison, New Jersey, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

It was an awesome experience! Totally worth doing the short hike to experience the nature and the spectacular view from up top.

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Newark, DE
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Great hike with beautiful views. This hike was easy and not very long. Families with young children who can hike a couple of miles would find this to be a great one while in Shenandoah! We did this one three years ago when the boys were younger.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This is an easy hike, especially fun with the $1 trail map available at the entrance of the trail. The view is awesome, and sitting on the rock formation at 4,100 feet is an experience that leaves a lasting impression.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Started off at the parking lot for Little Stony Man - and followed directions on the map at the entrance for a good 4 hour hike with fabulous views.

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Martinsburg, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This is a great little hike- not too long, about 2 miles round trip and okay for beginners. (We took our 5 year old grandson) fun to go with the park ranger if you get a chance, but solo is good too. The view at the top is spectacular!

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Very easy hike! Start real early in the morning so that you get to the summit by yourself (no one else to photobomb you!). But do dress in layers as it can get cold at the summit. When we got up there, it was cloudy but we waited for just a bit and pretty soon, the clouds parted and we... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Great for kids or people with trouble walking too far. The view is beautiful! It is easy to access with a large parking lot near the shenandoah national park center.

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

a short hike leads to beautiful views of the valley. See the birds soaring and the be out on the overlook for feeling you are flying with them.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

This was my first time to do a hike and I did it with my two sons, ages 15 and 12. They raced around like gazelles while I did pretty well but not as well as they! I am pretty sure we did the Little Stony Man hike as opposed to going all the way up, but I'm not sure.... More

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Hiking Stony Man is getting the experience and wonderful view of scaling a rocky peak without having to put in the effort. Pretty much any able bodied person should be able to make this hike and be rewarded with great views.

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