Elkwallow Trail

Shenandoah National Park, Virginia 22835

Elevation Gain607ft
Trailhead Elevation2,713ft
Elevation Min/Max2464/2713ft
Elevation Start/End2713/2713ft

Elkwallow Trail

Elkwallow Trail is a hiking trail in Rappahannock County and Page County, Virginia. It is within Shenandoah National Park. It is 1.7 miles long and begins at 2,713 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 607 feet. The Mathews Arm Registration Station ranger station and the Parking Area parking are near the trailhead.

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AMC's Best Day Hikes in The Shenandoah Valley (Appalachian Mountain Club Books)
Jennifer Adach and Michael R. Martin
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"For children, for the childlike at heart, or really for anyone with a hankering for ice cream (soft serve and blackberry!), the gentle hike from Mathews Arm down Elkwallow Trail will be a trip to remember." Read more

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Trail Information

Shenandoah National Park
Nearby City
Shenandoah National Park
Dog-friendly, Kid-friendly
Shenandoah National Park (nps.gov/shen, 540-999-3500, 800-732-0911 [for emergencies]
Local Contacts
PATC, Map 9, Appalachian Trail and other trails in Shenandoah National Park, North District, 2009
Local Maps

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Dec 2018