Hiking Shenandoah National Park Guide Book

by Bert & Jane Gildart (Falcon Guides)
Hiking Shenandoah National Park  by Bert & Jane Gildart

264pp/photos/maps/elevation charts
ISBN: 9781493016846

Completely updated, this edition provides detailed descriptions and maps of the best hikes in the park. From easy day hikes to strenuous backpacking trips, this guide will provide readers with all the latest information they need to plan virtually any type of hiking adventure in the park.

© 2016 Bert and Jane Gildart/Falcon Guides. All Rights Reserved.

Trails from the "Hiking Shenandoah National Park" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 61.
... Preview: A strenuous but beautiful hike leads into a rugged wilderness area within the park. The Austin Mountain-Furnace Mountain area consists of a huge expanse of land. Fortunately, many trails exist there ... From the guidebook "Hiking Shenandoah National Park"
Grottoes, VA - Hiking - Trail Length: 12.4
... Preview: A leg stretcher to the Bear Den Mountain summit (2,885 feet), offering spectacular views. Walk directly across Skyline Drive (west) from the Beagle Gap parking lot and proceed through the opening in t ... From the guidebook "Hiking Shenandoah National Park"
Crozet, VA - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.2
... Preview: This short hike features a 360-degree view and a real rock scramble toward the summit. Bearfence Mountain (3,620 feet) is one of several summits in the park that command a complete panoramic view. On ... From the guidebook "Hiking Shenandoah National Park"
Newtown, VA - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.2
... Preview: This is a short flat hike on the Appalachian Trail circles the Loft Mountain Campground, with some views. The Loft Mountain Campground, built in 1964, is actually on Big Flat Mountain, an area that w ... From the guidebook "Hiking Shenandoah National Park"
Grottoes, VA - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.8
... Preview: Follow paths through a landscape probably created by Native Americans and maintained as such because of long use by the mountain people and by the park service. As you hike, remember that Big Meadows ... From the guidebook "Hiking Shenandoah National Park"
Stanley, VA - Hiking
... Preview: A loop trail takes you through the hardwood forest and much park wilderness. From the guidebook "Hiking Shenandoah National Park"
Grottoes, VA - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.8
... Preview: A very short and easy walk leads to a rocky viewpoint offering good views. From the guidebook "Hiking Shenandoah National Park"
Stanley, VA - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.4
... Preview: A short loop hike climbs to a rocky summit with a short boulder scramble at the top. Special consideration: This is a “Kids Track Trail,” a National Park program that enhances the hike for children. From the guidebook "Hiking Shenandoah National Park"
Grottoes, VA - Hiking - Trail Length: 1
... Preview: Enjoy a hike across two mountain peaks, dropping down to cross the park’s largest stream. Hikes through this portion of the park not only offer extraordinary views but also provide glimpses into the p ... From the guidebook "Hiking Shenandoah National Park"
Elkton, VA - Hiking - Trail Length: 10.1
... Preview: This invigorating loop hike along a rushing stream descends through a hollow, then climbs Buck Ridge. The trail leads to a rarely visited, wild section of the park. Within 0.1 mile the Buck Hollow Tr ... From the guidebook "Hiking Shenandoah National Park"
Sperryville, VA - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.6
... Preview: This fun, tranquil hike leads through a deciduous forest up to one of four day-use shelters in the park. From the guidebook "Hiking Shenandoah National Park"
Sperryville, VA - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.8
... Preview: A pleasant hike to the top of Calf Mountain winds through old pastures and some new-growth trees. From the guidebook "Hiking Shenandoah National Park"
Crozet, VA - Hiking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: A very strenuous loop hike through two gorges passes nine beautiful waterfalls in Cedar Run and Whiteoak Canyon. According to signs at the trailhead, the 7.7-mile descent and return ascent along the W ... From the guidebook "Hiking Shenandoah National Park"
Stanley, VA - Hiking - Trail Length: 7.7
... Preview: This out-and-back hike follows the Appalachian Trail and climbs 835 feet to the summit of Compton Peak, where the views are expansive and the geology intriguing. From the guidebook "Hiking Shenandoah National Park"
Flint Hill , VA - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.4
... Preview: This 4.2-mile hike provides glimpses of the bygone era of the mountain people. From the guidebook "Hiking Shenandoah National Park"
Nethers, VA - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.2
... Preview: A short out-and-back hike leads to one of the park’s most popular and easily accessible falls. The trail descends from the parking lot and follows Hogcamp Branch. At 0.6 mile you encounter an overloo ... From the guidebook "Hiking Shenandoah National Park"
Stanley, VA - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.4
... Preview: The most northern trail in the park, this one-way path leads past old homesteads and a stream, climbs Dickey Ridge, and terminates at Mile 10.4 on Skyline Drive (Compton Gap). From the guidebook "Hiking Shenandoah National Park"
Strasburg, VA - Hiking - Trail Length: 10.3
... Preview: This long circuit hike takes you to several of the park’s most refreshing waterfalls. From the guidebook "Hiking Shenandoah National Park"
Grottoes, VA - Hiking - Trail Length: 7.8
... Preview: This good leg stretcher offers photographic opportunities and insights into local geology. From the guidebook "Hiking Shenandoah National Park"
Flint Hill, VA - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.8
... Preview: This short and easy loop makes a delightful history hike to an old homestead area. An interpretive pamphlet, available for a small fee at the Dickey Ridge Visitor Center, will enhance the hike. The tr ... From the guidebook "Hiking Shenandoah National Park"
Front Royal, VA - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.2