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Best trails in Front Royal

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Looking for a great trail near Front Royal, Virginia? AllTrails has 17 great hiking trails, trail 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 Bear's Den Park or Third Battle of Winchester Battlefield Park. Ready for some activity? There are 8 moderate trails in Front Royal ranging from 1.2 to 18 miles and from 606 to 2,565 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Front Royal
Top trails (17)
#1 - Snead Farm Dickey Ridge Loop Trail
Shenandoah National Park
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Length: 3.4 mi • Est. 1 h 43 m
Please note that though this trail is easy to follow, certain portions are overgrown. Look out for the farmhouse. From there, stick to the right to stay on the trail. Show more
#2 - Lands Run Falls Trail
Shenandoah National Park
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Length: 5.7 mi • Est. 3 h 17 m
Lands Run Falls Trail is a 5.7 mile out and back trail located near Front Royal, Virginia that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and Show more
#3 - Buzzard Rock Overlook
George Washington and Jefferson National Forests
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Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 1 h 26 m
PLEASE NOTE: that parking space in the parking lot is very limited. It there’s no parking in the parking lot, we do not recommend parking in any of the unmarked dirt patches along the main road. They Show more
#4 - Dickey Ridge Trail
Shenandoah National Park
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Length: 18 mi • Est. 9 h 48 m
Dickey Ridge Trail is a 18 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Front Royal, Virginia that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of Show more
#5 - Fox Hollow Trail
Shenandoah National Park
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Length: 1.2 mi • Est. 38 m
Fox Hollow Trail is a 1.2 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Front Royal, Virginia that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity optShow more
#6 - Lands Run Falls to Hickerson Hollow via Appalachian Trail
Shenandoah National Park
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Length: 9.8 mi • Est. 4 h 53 m
Starting at the 4-H Center, hike east along Moore Rd until it intersects with the Appalachian Trail (AT). Hike south on the AT to Compton Gap Rd (trail). Continue heading south on the AT until the intShow more
#7 - Skyline Drive: Thornton Gap to Gooney Overlook
Shenandoah National Park
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Length: 26.2 mi
Skyline Drive: Thornton Gap to Gooney Overlook is a 26.2 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Front Royal, Virginia that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The Show more
#8 - Fox Hollow to Dickey Ridge Loop
Shenandoah National Park
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Length: 4.9 mi • Est. 2 h 31 m
Fox Hollow to Dickey Ridge Loop is a 4.9 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Front Royal, Virginia that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used foShow more
#9 - Appalachian Trail: Sloan Creek to Jenkins Gap
Shenandoah National Park
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Length: 14.6 mi • Est. 8 h 13 m
Appalachian Trail: Sloan Creek to Jenkins Gap is a 14.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Front Royal, Virginia that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult.Show more
#10 - Hickerson Hollow Trail
Shenandoah National Park
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Length: 2.3 mi • Est. 1 h 22 m
Hike down a horse trail, keep an eye out for some mushrooms growing and seedlings sprouting. A small stream runs alongside it for most of the hike. Ends at a private road. Show more
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