Brandon DeweyExplorer

I am a Father, Photographer, Adventurer, and World Explorer (26 countries and counting). I'm from the Bay Area but I'm currently living outside of Richmond, Virginia.

Hike Cedar Run Falls Trail

Syria, Virginia

Cedar Run Falls is located in the central district of Shenandoah National Park.  This is a pretty waterfall that flows into a deep swimming hole.

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Camp at Blackwater Falls State Park

Davis, West Virginia

Blackwater Falls State Park is one of 36 state parks in West Virginia and is located just north of the Canaan Valley less than two miles from Davis, WV.

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Hike Frazier Discovery Trail

Free Union, Virginia

There are two ways to the summit: the first is a 1.3 mile loop that starts at the Loft Mountain Wayside parking lot at mile marker 79.

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Hike South River Falls

Stanardsville, Virginia

 The trail head for the South River Falls Trail is located at mile marker 63 off of Skyline Drive via the South River Picnic Area.

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Photograph Devils Knob Overlook

Roseland, Virginia

Located next to Wintergreen Resort, Devils Knob is super easy to get to and has an amazing 180 degree panoramic view.

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Hike Table Rock

Parsons, West Virginia

This hidden gem is located near Lindy Point and Blackwater Falls State Park.  Unlike Lindy Point, which is very popular, hikers are usually able to enjoy the views from Table Rock all by themselves.

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Photograph Hazel Mountain Overlook

Luray, Virginia

Skyline Dive runs through the heart of Shenandoah National Park.  Consisting of 72 overlooks over 105 miles, Skyline Drive offers great views of the surrounding Blue Ride Mountains and valleys.

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Photograph Buck Hollow Overlook

Luray, Virginia

Buck Hollow Overlook is one of 72 beautiful overlooks that are on Skyline Drive.  Skyline Dive is the road that winds through the heart of Shenandoah National Park.

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Hike the Shenandoah River State Park Loop

Bentonville, Virginia

Shenandoah River State Park is located in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley.  The park is full of well-maintained trails great for hiking and mountain biking.

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Photograph Lake Tahoe’s Inspiration Point

South Lake Tahoe, California

Lake Tahoe’s Emerald Bay is a national natural landmark and is one of the prettiest parts of the lake.

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Photograph Moormans River Overlook

Grottoes, Virginia

Moormans River Overlook is one of the few eastern facing overlooks in Shenandoah National Park’s Southern District, which makes this a prime location for watching the sun rise when in this part of th.

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Photograph Bodie Island Lighthouse

Nags Head, North Carolina

Bodie Island Lighthouse is one of five lighthouses located on the Outer Banks in North Carolina.  Located just 10 miles south of Nags Head, NC.

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Photograph Range View Overlook

Bentonville, Virginia

Range View Overlook in Shenandoah National Park is an amazing spot to watch the sunrise and sunset where the Blue Ridge Mountains meet the rolling hills.

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Hike Big Meadows

Stanley, Virginia

Big Meadows is located in the middle of Shenandoah National Park and a great place for the whole family to explore, including your four legged friends.

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Photograph 20 Minute Cliff Overlook

Vesuvius, Virginia

Located at mile marker 19 along the Blue Ridge Parkway, 20 Minute Cliff Overlook is super easy to access and has an amazing 180 degree panoramic view.

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Three Falls Hike

Stanley, Virginia

The Three Falls Hike in Shenandoah National Park will take you past three beautiful waterfalls all found within the central district of the park: Lewis Spring Falls, Dark Hollow Falls, and Rose River.

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Photograph Pinnacles Overlook

Luray, Virginia

Pinnacles Overlook in Shenandoah National Park is a southern facing overlook in the Central District that provides one of the best views of Old Rag.

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Hike Beauty Mountain Trail

Edmond, West Virginia

The Beauty Mountain Trail Head is located less than 10 miles form Fayetteville, WV.

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Camp at Babcock State Park

Danese, West Virginia

Babcock State Park is one of 36 state parks in West Virginia and is located just Southeast of Fayetteville, WV.

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Photograph The Point Overlook

Elkton, Virginia

The Point is the best overlook off of Skyline Drive to watch the sun set behind the Blue Ridge Mountains.

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Hike Wilburn Ridge

Mouth of Wilson, Virginia

To reach the trail head, park in the Massie Gap Parking Lot.

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Photograph Charlottesville Reservoir

Crozet, Virginia

The reservoir is located in the Piedmont Hills just outside the city of Charlottesville, Virginia.

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Photograph Brown Mountain Overlook

Free Union, Virginia

At mile post 77 off of Skyline Drive, Brown Mountain Overlook offers photographers a western view of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Shenandoah National Park, and the Shenandoah Valley.

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Photograph Dana Fork

Tuolumne County, California

Yosemite is filled with some amazing views but rarely do you get to experience these views by yourself.

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Hike Twin Pinnacles Via Big Pinnacles Trail

Mouth of Wilson, Virginia

To reach the Big Pinnacle Trail Head, park at the Massie Gap Day Parking area, and then follow the road west (away from Massie Gap) until you reach the trail head located on the left side of the road.

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Photograph Sugarland Overlook

Mouth of Wilson, Virginia

Located just inside the park entrance of Grayson Highlands State Park in Virginia, Sugarland Overlook provides an outstanding easterly view of the surrounding Blue Ridge Mountains.

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Photographing Bearfence Mountain

Stanardsville, Virginia

To reach the trail head park at the Bearfence Mountain Parking Lot, located at mile marker 56.4 along Slyline Drive.  The trail head is on the opposite side of Skyline Drive.

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Photographing Blackrock Summit

Appalachian Trail, Virginia

To reach the trail head, park in the Blackrock Summit parking lot located at mile marker 84.4 along Skyline Drive.

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Photograph Spilter Knoll Overlook

Stanley, Virginia

The Spitler Knoll is one of 72 overlooks for people to enjoy as they travel through Shenandoah National Park along Skyline Drive.

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