Turk Mountain Trail

MODERATE 51 reviews
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Turk Mountain Trail is a 2.5 mile out and back trail located near Crozet, Virginia that offers scenic views. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily used for hiking. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
2.5 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
770 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dog friendly

kid friendly

hiking

views

Directions from Front Royal, VA: Skyline Drive travels the entire length of Shenandoah National Park. Mile markers are placed along the right-hand side of the road heading south. They are numbered from north to south beginning at the northern terminus in Front Royal, Virginia. Facilities, trails and park features use the mile markers as points of reference. At mile 94.1, park on the east side of the Drive and begin on the Appalachian Trail. Take it for a short distance until you see the trail post for Turk Mountain.

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19 days ago

That 2nd mile uphill along the rocky trail with no breeze on a humid day...whew! The payoff out along the rocks past the trail post...worth it! The views and the breeze were welcomed with open arms. The mountain laurel were in peak bloom and the viburnum were on their way. I also saw a lot of Indian Pipe poking their heads up. This area will be ready for blueberry picking in several weeks. Since this was a shorter hike, we drove up to BlackRock Summit Trail for additional 1.6 miles and amazing views!

2 months ago

good trail for a quick hike close to the south end of the park. take the time to climb out on the talus past the summit marker and enjoy the views.

2 months ago

Great short hike, view is really good.

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4 months ago

Great hike. Might be challenging for new hikers due to the incline but the view at the top is spectacular.

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6 months ago

Nice little trail. Did this one in November. Very still, quiet and calm

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