Hike North Mount Marshall in Shenandoah NP

1 Miles Round Trip - 350 ft gain - Out-and-Back Trail

Mount Marshall Pull-Off - Search Nearby - Added by Elyse Clark

The North Mount Marshall summit (3368') is easily-accessible from the Skyline Drive and is the perfect leg-stretcher hike as it is a short 1.0 mile round trip to an outcrop with expansive views.

Park at the Mount Marshall parking area at ~MP 15.6 on the Skyline Drive.  From the back of the parking lot, take the white-blazed Appalachian Trail north for a short 0.4 miles to a large rock outcrop with views south. 

After finished exploring this outcrop, continue on the AT for another 0.1 miles to reach a second rocky outcrop with views to the northwest. This would be a perfect spot to watch the sunset. 

Return to your car by heading back south on the AT to the Mount Marshall parking area.  

Tags

Photography
Hiking
Easy Parking
Forest
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife

Details

1 Miles
350 ft elevation gain
Out-and-Back Trail

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