Sand Cave and White Rocks Via Ewing Trail

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Sand Cave and White Rocks Via Ewing Trail is a 8.9 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Ewing, Virginia that features a waterfall and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, nature trips, and horses and is best used from March until December. Dogs and horses are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
8.9 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
2388 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dog friendly

hiking

horseback riding

nature trips

cave

forest

waterfall

wild flowers

wildlife

bugs

muddy

rocky

historic site

1 month ago

Hiked this in 2015 . Amazing views and the sand cave is awesome. Great park and people.

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1 month ago

Great trail. Major elevation gains in the end. The views from White Rocks are amazing and the Sand Cave is awesome. Definitely worth the leg burner hike!

hiking
2 months ago

Love

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3 months ago

one of my favorite trails I have ever hiked sand cave and white rocks offer wonderful views.

3 months ago

This was a fantastic hike. Long and difficult, I really enjoyed it. The only drawback was the amount of clouds kept me from seeing a good distance when I got to White Rock. All in all the hiking experience was fantastic though.

3 months ago

excellent hike.

4 months ago

Sand cave is one of the most interesting features on any of the hikes we have done! Took about 5 hours but we took our time and spent an hour at the cave watching kids sled down. This is a moderate hike with a couple steep sections.

hiking
5 months ago

I absolutely loved this hike. It was perfect weather and beautiful day for views. The terrain is moderate and hard on the knees coming down.

5 months ago

We took our two year old in the carrier to just the White Rocks overlook and back. This was 6 miles roundtrip with 2k in elevation gain. Turn right at mile 2.5 under the hitching post, head up to the trail intersection at mile 3. There are several signs but none tell you to turn right for the overlook. The White Rocks camp area is straight at this intersection but you can't even really see a trail. Not much to look at one the way up but still really nice and peaceful. The view at the top is stellar. Trail well maintained. Moderate traffic, more than I expected. Lots of dogs (on leash) on the trail. No signs of bear but we saw snake, frog, salamander, snow caterpillar, and vultures at the viewpoint. Sand cave would've added 2.5 miles or so along the ridge from what I could tell.

6 months ago

Great hike, the Sand Cave was amazing! Needs some work on trail signage. Well maintained trails.

hiking
7 months ago

My absolute favorite hike!

7 months ago

An amazing place.

7 months ago

This is a great trail! Make sure to go by the white rocks while there and pack snacks and lots of water.

hiking
7 months ago

Very strenuous hike. Definitely not for a new hiker. There is a loop inside the bigger out and back trail. You are sharing most of this with horseback riders and ATVs. The trail is wide in almost all of it but it has a lot of rocky areas and overgrown roots. Give yourself plenty of time because this is an absolutely gorgeous hike. We did both Sand Cave and White Rocks in one trip but you could easily split them up.

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