Top Adventures in Lyndhurst

  • Hike Humpback Rocks

    This little hike is one of the most popular in the area, and for good reason! It's a short and steep one mile to the top, but the views of the Blue Ridge Mountains and Shenandoah National Park to the east, are some of the best around. It's somew...

    2 miles 800 ft gain

  • Explore Ravens Roost Overlook

    This cozy little overlook is very simple to get to. If you are coming from I 64, after taking exit 99 towards Shenandoah National Park, turn right onto the Blue Ridge Parkway when the exit comes to a "T-stop". From there, it's 10 miles down the P...

  • Hike to Shamokin Falls

    Starting from the Dripping Rock Parking area at MP 10 on the Blue Ridge Parkway, head north on the white blazed Appalachian Trail (trail leading into woods from parking lot- don't cross the road). In about 20 steps the trail splits- go right. In a...

    2.2 miles 950 ft gain

  • Bikes & Brews on Route 151

    This DIY bike & brews tour is perfect for combining a relaxing day with some activity. There are also wineries along this route if folks in your group want a break from the hops. You can start at any of the three breweries, but I would recomm...

  • Photograph Devils Knob Overlook

    Located next to Wintergreen Resort, Devils Knob is super easy to get to and has an amazing 180 degree panoramic view. Looking Southwest over the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Blue Ridge Parkway, this 3,800 foot overlook had a great view of Three Ri...

  • Camp at Sherando Lake

    Sherando Lake is a beautifully maintained dog/family friendly campground situated between two lakes. Upper Sherando Lake is available for fishing only but the larger, 25 acre, Lower Sherando Lake offers swimming, fishing, kayaking, and relaxing on...

  • Backpack Three Ridges Loop

    From the parking area at Reids Gap, start off on the white-blazed A.T heading south as the trail begins on the left side of a clearing. You will begin climbing Meadow Mountain shortly and in .8 miles arrive at the top of the ridge, where you will...

    14.2 miles 3960 ft gain

  • Backpack Reeds Gap to Rockfish Gap

    Note: We usually get a chance to take this trip in the summer, so please pay attention to the weather and pack accordingly. This description is for a July/August hike and the temperatures were in the 80s during the day and 60s at night. During thi...

    20 miles

  • Hike to White Rock Falls

    Park in The Slacks Overlook parking lot on the Blue Ridge Parkway, around milepost 20. From there exit the parking lot back onto the road and head left. About 300 feet from the parking lot there is the trail entrance. It isn't too hard to find if ...

    2.4 miles

  • Photograph 20 Minute Cliff Overlook

    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. Looking West over the Blue Ridge Mountains, this 2,715 foot overlook has a great view of the Pri...

  • Hike Turk Mountain

    From the parking area at Turk Gap (MP 94.1), cross over the Skyline Drive.  The Appalachian Trail (AT) intersects right here, and take the AT south by taking the trail on the left.  After 0.2 miles you will turn right off of the AT onto the blue-b...

    2.2 miles 700 ft gain

  • Hike to Saint Mary's Falls

    Saint Mary's Wilderness is one of Virginia's largest designated wilderness areas and is an old iron ore mining area. There are two ways to get to Saint Mary's Falls and this adventure will start you off at the parking area off Saint Mary's Road.  ...

    4.4 miles 300 ft gain

  • Nearby camping, hotels, and more

    • Lyndhurst, Virginia

      Sherando Lake Group Camp

      Overview Sherando Lake Group Camp is a part of the Sherando Lake Recreation Area and is popular with family groups, Boy and Girl Scouts, church groups and other local organizations. The recreation ...

    • Lyndhurst, Virginia

      Sherando Lake Group Picnic Shelter

      Overview Sherando Lake Group Picnic Shelter, also known as the Williams Branch Group Picnic Shelter is a part of the Sherando Lake Recreation Area. The recreation area is often referred to as the j...

    • Lyndhurst, Virginia

      Sherando Lake Recreation Area Family Camping

      Overview Sherando Lake Recreation Area's Family Campground provides an ideal camping destination. It is situated in the Blue Ridge Mountains and is known locally as the jewel of the Blue Ridge Moun...

    • Staunton, Virginia

      Skipping Rock

      Come visit the breathtaking views of the Shenandoah Valley. Enjoy this quaint camping site located on Middle River in Staunton, Virginia. This site offers an exceptional place to fish, kayak, bike...

      From $120/night

    • Grottoes, Virginia

      Dundo Group Campground

      Overview Dundo Group Campground is a beautiful campground located at milepost 83.7 along the Skyline Drive with the Appalachian Trail passing through the site. The southern end is a picnic area an...

    • Mount Solon, Virginia

      Honeysuckle Hideaway

      Come visit the breathtaking views of the Shenandoah Valley. Enjoy this quaint campsite located on Middle River in Staunton, Virginia. This site offers an exceptional place to fish, kayak, bike on ...

      From $120/night

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