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Stony Man Mountain Hike

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Address: Mile Marker 39.1 of the Skyline Drive inside Shenandoah National Park, Shenandoah National Park, Luray, VA
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great sunset hike

Stonyman is an easy hike to a beautiful westward outlook. It is a great place to watch the sunset. I am not a climber but climbers love it for its cliffs.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Culpeper, Virginia
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Culpeper, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stonyman is an easy hike to a beautiful westward outlook. It is a great place to watch the sunset. I am not a climber but climbers love it for its cliffs.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I parked at Little Stony Man Parking. I went pretty quickly was able to get to the junction where the two trails (little stony man view + stony man summit) dissect in about 7 minutes. It took about another 2 minutes for me to get to the little stony man view. I spent about 5 minutes there and decided that... More 

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NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was a easy hike, took about an hour round trip. The group behind us spotted a bear! The Summit is a great place to take pictures. Be warned that Skyline Dr is about 23 miles from Hwy 61, so it takes about 45 minutes. Stony Man is about 10 miles south on Skyline from the Luray entrance.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Average to easy short duration Hike with amazing view waiting midway. definitely should be done. Great for folks who want to photograph flowers, you will find a lot of opportunity.

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Richmond, VA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I are 'seniors' and like to stay active so we were looking for a manageable hike to take during our recent trip on the Skyline Drive. From the reviews I read, this seemed like a good one and we were not disappointed! It was not too difficult and the views from the top were great. We went... More 

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Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great hike, easy trail and incredible views from the top. A bit crowded the day we were there, but everyone was courteous that was sharing the trail with us.

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Thank oldhams
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hike to the Stoney Man summit wasn't too strenuous. It was a bit over a mile. We went early as to avoid a ton of people and thankfully we had the whole view to ourselves. Thankfully we saw no bears!

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Thank Denise D
Nashville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my favorite of 3 hikes in Shenandoah. Uphill start - downhill finish (neither too steep) beautiful overlook provided at the summit. My kids managed well and we knocked it out in less than an hour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good wake-up hike, or one to do with the kids. Informative self-led nature hike. Magnificent view from the outcropping of rocks at the top.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stony Man was a great hike, made even more special by the final Views. Not too difficult, I saw kids going along easily. Worth the visit!!

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