White Oak Canyon Trail

HARD 140 reviews
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White Oak Canyon Trail is a 10 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Syria, Virginia that features a waterfall and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until November. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
10.0 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
2591 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

backpacking

camping

hiking

nature trips

walking

horseback riding

beach

views

waterfall

wild flowers

wildlife

rocky

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. Park in the Whiteoak Canyon parking area at mile 42.6. Trailhead is located in lot.

1 day ago

Gorgeous trail! Love the "waterslide" rock at the top

hiking
12 days ago

19 days ago

We loved it, went in the winter, the ice was awesome and the main water gal is well worth the effort

hiking
25 days ago

25 days ago

25 days ago

FYI not 10 miles if you're only doing white oak canyon falls 9 miles if you do the loop that includes cedar run falls trail.

hiking
1 month ago

I really like this trail, it's nice and from my experience not overly crowded

1 month ago

2 months ago

backpacking
2 months ago

3 months ago

Nice

3 months ago

trail running
4 months ago

Very technical trail running! Descent is awesome!

hiking
4 months ago

Done this hike a few times. Great swimming hole. Tons of people though.

4 months ago

Love it, have returned multiple times

hiking
5 months ago

hiking
5 months ago

hiking
5 months ago

Favorite trail of all time!

5 months ago