The Top 25 Hikes in Virginia

Discover the best views in Virginia

By: Clif Bar
November 1, 2016

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Virginia is definitely an underrated hiking destination. What it lacks in giant rocky peaks or raging rivers, it more than makes up for in rolling hills, babbling creeks, and smiling faces on the trail. Home to the Blue Ridge Mountains and Shenandoah National Park, Virginia will surprise you with it’s beautiful scenery. Don’t take our word for it - check out some of the best hikes across the state and make your Virginia hiking plans today.

1. Hike to Bear Church Rock via Bootens Gap


Photo: Christin Healey

2. Hike Old Rag Mountain


Photo: Sarah Giek

3. Hike Devil’s Bathtub


Photo: Elyse Clark

4. Hike Humpback Rocks


Photo: Christin Healey

5. Hike to Bears Den Overlook


Photo: Robbie O’Donnell

6. Hike Mount Rogers


Photo: Christin Healey

7. Hike Crabtree Falls


Photo: Lucas Moore

8. Hike to Blackrock Summmit


Photo: Sarah Giek

9. Hike White Oak Canyon


Photo: Christin Healey

10. Hike Hawksbill Mountain


Photo: Elyse Clark

11. Hike to Bearfence Mountain


Photo: Christin Healey

12. Hike to Mary’s Rock Summit in Shenandoah NP


Photo: Sarah Giek

13. Hike to Spy Rock


Photo: Christin Healey

14. Hike the Sharp Top Trail


Photo: Hailey Carter

15. Hike the Stony Man Trail, Shenandoah NP


Photo: Sarah Giek

16. Hike McAfee Knob


Photo: Christin Healey

17. Hike to Cascade Falls


Photo: Elyse Clark

18. Hike Little Stony Man


Photo: Christin Healey

19. Hike to the Sand Caves


Photo: Emily Westergard

20. Hike to Hay Rock


Photo: Elyse Clark

21. Hike Mount Pleasant


Photo: Christin Healey

22. Hike Flat Top Mountain


Photo: Lucas Moore

23. Hike to Hightop Mountain, Shenandoah NP


Photo: Sarah Giek

24. Hike House Mountain


Photo: Sarah Giek

25. Hike Dragon’s Tooth


Photo: Hailey Carter

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Cover photo: Christin Healey

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