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“Mary's rock”

Mary's Rock Summit Trail
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Mary's rock”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2014

Great afternoon hike, beautiful view. Good intro to the park as it is close to the northern end. Typical Shenandoah hike -- uphill in, then down hill out. No major rock scrambles except at peak.

Visited July 2014
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Great Falls, Virginia
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373 reviews
145 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
“Short Hike With a Great View”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2014

This hike is a good introduction to Shenandoah National Park. The trailhead is right after (on the right going south) the Thornton Gap Entrance Station. I would rate the hike as Moderate---there is a lot of rock and elevation gain going up to Mary's Rock.

Visited July 2014
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Herndon, Virginia
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305 reviews
160 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
“Spectacular views, but steep hike”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2014

It's a really steep hike up, but wow is it worth it. It's got gorgeous views of the entire Shenandoah Valley, and if it's foggy, there's this surreal feeling of watching the world disappear in front of you.

Visited July 2014
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4 Thank apdemas
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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32 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“A varied climb - gorgeous views at 3,515 feet”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2014

A little steep, a little rocky, some straight stretches, some narrow passages, but very doable in about 3 to 3-1/2 hours.

Visited July 2014
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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84 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Great View”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2014

Enjoyed this hike. 360 degree view. Definitely worth hiking and not too difficult. Definitely go on a nice day!

Visited May 2014
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