Long Run Road

George Washington National Forest - North River district, Virginia

Elevation Gain6,227ft
Trailhead Elevation1,727ft
Elevation Min/Max1727/3660ft
Elevation Start/End1727/1727ft

Long Run Road

Long Run Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Rockingham County, Virginia. It is within George Washington National Forest - North River district. It is 15.7 miles long and begins at 1,727 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 31.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 6,227 feet. The Gospel Hill Church (elevation 1,765 feet) place of worship can be seen along the trail. This trail connects with the following: Gauley Ridge Road and Second Mountain Road.

Long Run Road Professional Reviews and Guides

"This ride's general location is 20 miles Northwest of Harrisonburg. Scenery ranges from lush riparian areas to clear mountaintop vistas. This is a very straightforward, albeit tough ride. It involves a steady six-mile climb to White Oak Flat and then a four-mile descent or vice versa.

The climb offers some of the finest views of the neighborhood peaks and ridges as a diversion from the eternal nature of this ascent, while the descent is a pretty tricky drop through rocky and possibly slick sections of Long Run. Consider this a ride for intermediate or better riders who don't mind getting wet."

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Trail Information

George Washington National Forest - North River district
Nearby City
George Washington National Forest - North River district
Dry River Ranger District, George Washington National Forest 540-828-2591
Local Contacts
George Washington National Forest Map of the Dry River Ranger District; USGS Rawley Springs and Singers Glen
Local Maps