Top Adventures in Wardensville

  • Backpack White Rocks, George Washington NF

    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 fo...

    9.8 miles

  • Hike Big Schloss

    Big Schloss (the German word for “palace”) is a popular hike in the George Washington National Forest.  The trailhead is conveniently located at the Wolf Gap Campground.  To begin, follow the path behind the restrooms at the parking lot.  Cross th...

    4.2 miles 1000 ft gain

  • Hike to Tibbet Knob

    Park for free at Wolf Gap Campground and cross the road where you will pass some picnic tables and campsites.  Follow the signs to the the yellow blazed Tibbet Knob trail.  In half a mile, there is a little path to a summit on your left where you ...

    3.1 miles 830 ft gain

  • Camp at Wolf Gap

    Wolf Gap is a FREE year round campground located just outside of Woodstock, VA. It is a great base camp for several scenic hikes like the Tibbet Knob trail (trailhead is just across the road) and the popular Big Schloss trail (trailhead begins at...

  • Hike and Camp Tibbett Knob

    This hike is short, but steep and very rocky.  Park your car at the Wolf Gap Recreation Area (no fee). For a longer hike, head around the campground loop and find the trailhead for the Mill Mountain road, and hike up to Big Schloss (this will add ...

    3.2 miles 900 ft gain

  • Hike Laurel Run

    There are two parking spots for this trail. Park at the lower lot if the gate is closed, if the gate is open, continue up the road for another mile until you reach another closed gate. Park here. If the gate is closed you will need to hike a mile ...

    6.6 miles 2100 ft gain

  • Hike to Woodstock Tower

    From I-81, take exit 283 for Woodstock and follow it down to an intersection with a Sheetz on the right. Cross the intersection to E Reservoir Rd, following it until it ends. Turn left onto rt 609. Follow it until it splits, at which point you wil...

    1 miles

  • Hike the Shenandoah River State Park Loop

    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.  The trails both parallel the banks of the river as it snakes through the Shenandoah Va...

    8 miles 650 ft gain

  • Hike Cranny Crow to Millers Rock Loop

    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 ...

    10.6 miles 2100 ft gain

  • Explore Skyline Caverns

    Skyline Caverns is located right off Stonewall Jackson Highway with plenty of parking.  The cave tour is about 60 minutes with little walking and minimal elevation gain. If you time it right you and your friends can get the whole tour to yourselve...

  • Hike Lewis Falls

    Lewis Spring is the source of Hawksbill Creek which forms Lewis Falls (also known as Lewis Spring Falls) and eventually flows through the town of Luray and joins the Shenandoah River. The falls starts with 2 streams before hitting rock halfway dow...

    1 miles 3 ft gain

  • Camp along the South Fork Shenandoah River

    From Luray, follow Bixler's Ferry Road until you cross the river. The road will then T, go to the right along South Page Valley Road. Follow this road for about 6.5 miles until you pass Shenandoah River Outfitters. Shortly after this it will turn ...

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