Appalachian Trail, Shenandoah National Park

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  • 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 »
  • There are a number of trailheads to start a hike on the AT in Virginia. About every skill level can be accommodated in this area and located on the AT near Salem is the famous McAfee Knob - reported t...  more »

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Where to stay in Shenandoah National Park

All developed accommodation in Shenandoah National Park lies on or near Skyline Drive. The park offers one lodge, one resort, and one set of cabins, all of which a private concessionaire operates. With 179 rooms, rustic cabins, multi-unit lodges, and modern suites, Skyland Resort provides the most places to turn in for the night. You can also choose one of four campgrounds, all of which remain open through spring, summer, and fall. Of these, only Matthews Campground accepts reservations; if you plan to visit the park on a summer or fall weekend, arrive early at the other campgrounds to grab a site. Plenty of inns, bed and breakfasts, resorts, motels, and hotels surround the park. Stay in the nearby college town of Harrisonburg if you're looking for a lively nighttime setting.
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