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  • Stanardsville, Virginia

    Top Spots in and near Stanardsville

    • Tyro, Virginia

      Crabtree Falls

      3.05 mi / 1161 ft gain
      This is an approximately 3 mile roundtrip hike. It will usually take anywhere from 1-2 hours to get up, depending on your experience and who you have with you, and about an hour down. As you come off of route 56, you will come up to the trailhead where there is a large parking area with restroom...
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    • Tyro, Virginia

      The Priest via Shoe Creek Trail

      3.01 mi / 843 ft gain
      Starting at the Upper Crabtree Falls Parking area, continue up the "road" on Shoe Creek Trail for half a mile until you come to the intersection of the Appalachian Trail. That will be the steepest part of the hike. Look for two rocks on either side of the trail with white blazes on them. Take a l...
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    • Meadows Lane, Virginia

      Camp near Crabtree Meadows in GWNF

      As stated, the campsites are free. They do not require reservations or permits and are on a first come, first served basis. Regardless of which direction you're coming from, you will be traveling on Crabtree Falls Highway until reaching Meadows Lane. This is a gravel access road that requires 4WD...
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    • Tyro, Virginia

      Spy Rock via Cash Hollow

      5.71 mi / 1191 ft gain
      The hike is part of the George Washington National Forest, and can easily be combined with nearby Crabtree Falls (300ft cascading waterfall with a hike to the top). The entire trip is 5.7 miles, and there are nice campsites at the base of the summit (no water source) if you want to add on this pr...
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    • Mathias, West Virginia

      Hike Cranny Crow to Millers Rock Loop

      10.6 mi / 2100 ft gain
      This is a really good day hike to explore another one of the many fantastic state parks that West Virginia has to offer while avoiding some of the crowds that many of the popular ones have. The main feature of the park is the Cranny Crow Overlook which features views into two Virginia and three W...
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    • Wardensville, West Virginia

      White Rocks Loop, George Washington NF

      9.26 mi / 1690 ft gain
      The trail begins near the upper parking area next to a closed gate. If you park in the lower parking area, you'll have to walk about .3 miles up the road to get to this gate. Start out on the forest service (FS) orange-blazed trail, following it for about a quarter mile. From there head onto Old...
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