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“Piece of history”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Appalachian Trail

Appalachian Trail
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Luray, Virginia
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50 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Piece of history”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 29, 2012

We have hiked parts of this trail in different locations and within the Shenandoah National Park you can get to short hikes or long hikes very easy from the Skyline drive. In late summer most of the trail is overgrown with grass and briers, hike early in the season.

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Marysville, Ohio
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177 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
“Just do it, then you can say you did.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2012

Took friends on hikes on this right off Skyline drive. It was cool to be on it and just think of all the amazing people who have walked before you on those very same rocks. The things that have happened. If you open your mind, its like time travel. I love this trail like thousands of people before and after me. Everyone saw amazing views. We saw fresh scat but no animals but I suppose had we been quieter we might of. Everyone was happy and proud to say they "hiked the Appalachian Trail", even if only for a few miles.

Visited February 2012
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miami
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121 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Spyglass Rock”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2012

Great hike for newbies. About 4 miles. We had to do a little climbing but we were able to carry the dog.

Visited December 2011
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Virginia
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258 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
“America For The Beautiful (and in shape)”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2012

What a great way to hike and see the American Frontier the way it once was.

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Staunton, Virginia
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54 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Get lost in the woods”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2012

Great trail, well maintained and beautiful views and scenery through out

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