1.56 miles

Elevation Gain

72 ft

Route Type



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The Lake Shenandoah Loop Trail in Harrisonburg, Virginia, is a 1.56-mile loop trail that circles the lake. The trail is primarily flat, making it suitable for all skill levels. It is well-maintained and clearly marked, with a gravel surface that is easy to navigate. The trail offers several scenic views of Lake Shenandoah, a 36-acre lake known for its clear waters and abundant fish population. There are also several spots along the trail where hikers can stop and enjoy the view of the lake. The trail also passes through a variety of landscapes, including forests, meadows, and wetlands. Hikers can expect to see a variety of wildlife, including deer, birds, and possibly even beavers. Hikers should wear sturdy shoes and bring water, as there are no facilities along the trail. The trail is open year-round, but can be muddy in the spring and fall. It is also a popular spot for fishing, so hikers should be aware of fishermen along the trail.
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