Rose River Loop Trail

Shenandoah National Park, Virginia 22835

Distance3.3mi
Elevation Gain1,836ft
Trailhead Elevation3,070ft
Top3,070ft
Elevation Min/Max2174/3070ft
Elevation Start/End3070/3070ft

Rose River Loop Trail

Rose River Loop Trail is a hiking trail in Madison County, Virginia. It is within Shenandoah National Park. It is 3.3 miles long and begins at 3,070 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 5.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,836 feet. Near the trailhead there is parking. This trail connects with the following: Rose River Fire Road and Story of the Forest Trail.

Rose River Loop Trail Professional Guides

Detailed Trail Descriptions from Our Guidebooks

Top Trails Shenandoah National Park (Wilderness Press)
Johnny Molloy
View more trails from this guide book
"This loop hike is long on beauty but sometimes short on solitude. Begin your trek on Rose River Fire Road, and gently descend to reach the lower Dark Hollow Falls Trail. Make the worthwhile 0.2-mile ascent to reach Dark Hollow Falls, while seeing other falls along this creek, Hogcamp Branch. Next, follow the Rose River Loop Trail downstream, passing numerous cascades along what is arguably the prettiest stream in the park. Bridge Hogcamp Branch, then pass the tailings of an old copper mine. Beyond here, the hike ascends the upper Rose River, passing Rose River Falls before returning to the trailhead." Read more

Rose River Loop Trail Reviews

With no reviews, your opinion of this trail could be huge! Help other outdoor enthusiasts today.

Rose River Loop Trail Photos

Show off your photography skills ... post your pics of this trail!

Trail Information

Shenandoah National Park
Nearby City
Shenandoah National Park
Parks
Moderate
Skill Level
Waterfalls, Views, Wildflowers
Features
Shenandoah National Parks (540) 999-3500.
Local Contacts

Activity Feed

Dec 2018