Shenandoah Mountain Loop Trail is a 36 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Deerfield, Virginia that features a great forest setting and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking and backpacking and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
dogs on leash
Directions from Staunton, VA: Take US 250 west to the junction with Forest Road 396 (about 7 miles past the turnoff to Braley Pond and about .2 miles before the Confederate Breastworks. The trail sign for Shenandoah Mountain Trail South is at the gate on Forest Road 396 on the south side of US 250. Access Shenandoah Mountain Trail heading north from the Confederate Breastworks loop trail. SOUTHERN END : SCOTCHTOWN DRAFT RD 16 TO SOUTH /