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Great Mountains Trail

Crozet, Virginia

1.51 mi / 259 ft gain

Ivy Creek Park Red, Yellow and Green Trails

Charlottesville, Virginia

3.76 mi / 443 ft gain

Ivy Creek Park Orange, Peninsula and Red Trail

Charlottesville, Virginia

3.48 mi / 384 ft gain

Running Cedar Loop

Charlottesville, Virginia

1.27 mi / 151 ft gain

Kayak Beaver Creek Lake

Charlottesville, Virginia

4.3

Hike Frazier Discovery Trail

Free Union, Virginia

5.0
1.3 mi / 950 ft gain

Loft Mountain Loop via Appalachian Trail

Crozet, Virginia

1.97 mi / 482 ft gain

Hike to Doyles Falls

Crozet, Virginia

5.0
3.2 mi / 1190 ft gain

Doyles River Loop via Appalachian Trail

Crozet, Virginia

7.86 mi / 1644 ft gain

Places to stay

Loft Mountain Campground

Crozet, Virginia

Loft Mountain Campground

Dundo Group Campground

Grottoes, Virginia

Dundo Group Campground

Getaway Shenandoah

Stanardsville

Getaway Shenandoah

From $199 / night

Charlottesville KOA Holiday

Charlottesville, Virginia

Charlottesville KOA Holiday

Big Meadows

Stanley, Virginia

Big Meadows

Guides and stories

A Gorgeous Summer Adventure at Doyles River Falls

A Gorgeous Summer Adventure at Doyles River Falls

Jeremy Meek

Chasing Fall Colors in Shenandoah National Park

Chasing Fall Colors in Shenandoah National Park

Brandon Dewey

A Sunset You Won't Forget: Hawksbill Summit in Shenandoah National Park

A Sunset You Won't Forget: Hawksbill Summit in Shenandoah National Park

Demetrios Varoumas

5 Gorgeous Spring Hikes in Shenandoah National Park

5 Gorgeous Spring Hikes in Shenandoah National Park

Jess Fischer

Arlington, Virginia's Top 4 Basecamps For Hikers

Arlington, Virginia's Top 4 Basecamps For Hikers

Hipmunk

The 13 Best Hikes With A View In Virginia

The 13 Best Hikes With A View In Virginia

Sarah Giek

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