Best trails in Elkton

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Looking for a great trail near Elkton, Virginia? AllTrails has 25 great hiking trails, running trails, forest trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails in Shenandoah National Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Ragged Mountain Natural Area or Ivy Creek Park. Ready for some activity? There are 19 moderate trails in Elkton ranging from 0.8 to 20.8 miles and from 1,384 to 4,045 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Top trails (25)
#1 - Fridley Gap Trail
George Washington and Jefferson National Forests
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Length: 9.5 mi • Est. 5 h 39 m
There are two different entrance points for this trail. This map leaves from the main trailhead at Boone's Run and is about a 3 mile hike in before hitting the loop. If you wish for a shorter trek, stShow more
#2 - Bearfence Mountain Trail [CLOSED]
Shenandoah National Park
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 34 m
After parking in the Bearfence Mountain parking lot, cross Skyline Drive and follow the blue blazes of the Bearfence Trail. The Bearfence Trail leads up a steep slope that eventually turns into a scShow more
#3 - Fridley Gap Loop via Boone's Run
Elkton, Virginia
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Length: 7 mi • Est. 3 h 48 m
The trail head is located within the George Washington National Forest accessed via Cub Run Road. Limited Parking is available. The loop has a lot of varying terrain and some sections on well maintainShow more
#4 - Rocky Mountain and Brown Mountain via Rocky Mountain Trail
Elkton, Virginia
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Length: 8.9 mi • Est. 5 h 26 m
Rocky Mountain and Brown Mountain via Rocky Mountain Trail is a 8.9 mile out and back trail located near Elkton, Virginia that offers scenic views. The trail is rated as moderate and offers a number oShow more
#5 - Naked Creek
Elkton, Virginia
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Length: 1.5 mi • Est. 1 h 4 m
Naked Creek is a 1.5 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Elkton, Virginia that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking and natureShow more
#6 - Hightop Peak Trail [CLOSED]
Shenandoah National Park
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Length: 3 mi • Est. 1 h 51 m
Many trailheads in this park are closed due to COVID-19. Please check the park website for up to date info on which trails are accessible.Show more
#7 - Hightop Peak Loop via Appalachian Trail [CLOSED]
Shenandoah National Park
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Length: 8.5 mi • Est. 5 h 2 m
NOTE: As of January 2020, please prepare for winter driving conditions on Skyline Drive. Please call to check the road status before coming: 540-999-3500. Show more
#8 - Rapidan Camp Rapidan River via Millprong [CLOSED]
Shenandoah National Park
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Length: 6.2 mi • Est. 3 h 13 m
This trail begins across the road from Big Meadows wayside. You start off on Rapidan Road, go a little over 1 mile then take a right onto the horse trail until you reach an intersection then take a leShow more
#9 - Frazier Discovery Trail [CLOSED]
Shenandoah National Park
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Length: 1.4 mi • Est. 53 m
NOTE: All of Shenandoah National Park is closed to ALL access currently due to COVID-19. Please check the park website for more information: https://www.nps.gov/shen/planyourvisit/alerts.htmShow more
#10 - Big Run, Doyles River, and Frazier Loop [CLOSED]
Shenandoah National Park
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Length: 16.8 mi • Est. 9 h 30 m
Many trailheads in this park are closed due to COVID-19. Please check the park website for up to date info on which trails are accessible.Show more
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