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Address: Shenandoah National Park, VA
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Had a great time walking on the trail the hiking clubs that take care of the Appalachian trail do a really good job in maintaining the right of Way.

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Reston, Virginia
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Reston, Virginia
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59 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had a great time walking on the trail the hiking clubs that take care of the Appalachian trail do a really good job in maintaining the right of Way.

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Thank Dave l
Harrisonburg, Virginia, United States
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51 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We left the Stony Man Parking lot on Friday night with the intent of taking the next three days to enjoy the trail and all it's offerings. We knew there was a possibility of rain and cooler temps. Friday evening and through the night we're awesome! Saturday morning we awoke, had breakfast, packed everything --- except a tarp. As I... More 

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Thank Les H
Westminster, Maryland
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The trail is well marked and provides lovely scenery, with several expansive vista views. Thru hikers call the Shenandoah portion the "flat part." But for us mere mortals (2 55 y/o and 2 65 y/o hikers) it was reasonably challenging. We (two couples) left our car at Skyland Lodge and used a shuttle service to get dropped off at the... More 

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Thank James K
Amarillo, Texas
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

we hiked the Shenandoah portion of the A.T. It was a great time. the hike is challenging but worth the effort. the views were great.

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Thank Linda D
Omaha, Nebraska
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483 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

While visiting Shenandoah NP we decided to hike a portion of the AT. Our hike was enjoyable as we trekked over a rocky path and took in the scenic views. It is our goal to hike more of the AT but this was our first opportunity and we wanted to take advantage of it when the trailheads were so close... More 

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Byhalia, Mississippi
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Near mile marker 81 on Skyline Drive there is a short portion of the Appalachian Trail that almost anyone can do! The trail is a short one mile loop that leads to a massive outcropping of granite. There is a kiosk with information and even kids will enjoy the easy hike. The trail is well marked.

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Walcott, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed April 13, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I drove almost three quarters of Skyland Drive, stopping at various overlooks and completing numerous mini trails. The wildlife and scenic views were amazing and worth the trip if your local.

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Oosterhout, The Netherlands
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59 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed April 6, 2017

We did the trayfoot mountain trail and started out from horsehead road. This is a small gravel road that gives you access to the path without having to enter the skyline drive (entrance 25$). From Harrisonburg it is about a 25 minutes drive. The path is about 11 miles long and is not very difficult. Some river crossings in the... More 

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Thank rob30berg2015
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Reviewed March 26, 2017

We hiked from Compton Gap to Big Meadows. Trail and camping areas beautifully maintained. Views stunning.

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Amesbury, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed March 15, 2017

We drove the whole length of this national park, stopping frequently for pictures and taking a hike. We could have used more time and explored more. It is a beautiful area and well kept up. Deer and bears were seen.

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