Appalachian Trail, Shenandoah National Park

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  • I hiked the AT and camped in the backcountry too! If you get a chance get ting on the AT is easy at Shenandoah but there is nothing easy hiking the trail! Ask a Park Ranger for information! However, r...  more »
  • Our first go at hiking and we took the AT from Jewels Hollow to Mary’s Summit Trail. Beautiful scenery. Challenging but exciting and “reasonable”. We loved it and will definitely return!  more »
  • There is only 101 miles of the appalachian trail in this area but while you hike your way through pay a visit at skyline drive. You will not regret the time spent. Wow the views!  more »
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  • Have only hiked small sections in the Appalachian Mountains if North Carolina. Beautiful sights. The trail is quite long and too much to hike for me . I have hike a few sections of it and I have to say that the Max Patch section in NC is my favorite., just loved that feeling of openness up there. The views are really beautiful.
  • Fantastic spot for a hike. Nice sized parking lot and easy access to the highway. This trail is always magical.
  • A very nice walk on this part of the Appalachian trail through rocky, rolling woods and farm land. Some of the farms go back to the 1700's with original building and stone fences still in use.
  • Amazing trail.. one of the best Trail with descent challenges. lot to hike and like. Good signs and shelter details so you are not lost. It's steep, so be prepared. Water everywhere so water refills are easy. Can plan to hike during hot whether too as it's full of trees.. at least near Shenandoah VA area. Nice camping areas and shelters and maintained well. We took 6 and 8 year olds and they were comfortable. Plan to do it again and more miles next time :)
  • Absolutely incredible hike. Congratulations to everyone who finished it.

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