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Best trails in Grottoes

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Looking for a great trail near Grottoes, Virginia? AllTrails has 24 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 Ragged Mountain Natural Area or Kemper Park. Ready for some activity? There are 11 moderate trails in Grottoes ranging from 1.5 to 21.8 miles and from 1,030 to 3,375 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 Grottoes
Top trails (24)
#1 - Blackrock Summit via Trayfoot Mountain and Appalachian Trail
Shenandoah National Park
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Length: 1.1 mi • Est. 34 m
Blackrock Summit via Trayfoot Mountain and Appalachian Trail is a 1.1 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Grottoes, Virginia that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skilShow more
#2 - Calvary and Chimney Rocks Trail
Shenandoah National Park
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Length: 3.2 mi • Est. 1 h 52 m
Calvary and Chimney Rocks Trail is a 3.2 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Grottoes, Virginia that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is Show more
#3 - Trayfoot Mountain Trail
Shenandoah National Park
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Length: 9.9 mi • Est. 5 h 32 m
Trayfoot Mountain Trail is a 9.9 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Grottoes, Virginia that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiShow more
#4 - Moormans River Overnight Loop via Appalachian Trail
Shenandoah National Park
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Length: 17.1 mi • Est. 9 h 1 m
This is a great out and back hike with moderate climbs and great footing for the entire trail. Three stream crossings and multiple swimming holes on the South Fork of the Moormon's River portion of tShow more
#5 - Loft Mountain Loop via Appalachian Trail
Shenandoah National Park
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 1 h 3 m
Loft Mountain Loop via Appalachian Trail is a 1.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Grottoes, Virginia that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trailShow more
#6 - Furnace Mountain Trail
Shenandoah National Park
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Length: 7.7 mi • Est. 4 h 47 m
Furnace Mountain Trail is a 7.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Grottoes, Virginia that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number oShow more
#7 - Big Run Loop
Grottoes, Virginia
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Length: 5.7 mi • Est. 3 h 12 m
Big Run Loop is a 5.7 mile loop trail located near Grottoes, Virginia that features a great forest setting. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily used for hiking, walking, trail running, and naShow more
#8 - Black Rock Summit via Browns Gap
Shenandoah National Park
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Length: 5.6 mi • Est. 2 h 45 m
Black Rock Summit via Browns Gap is a 5.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Grottoes, Virginia that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primShow more
#9 - Austin Mountain and Furnace Mountain Loop
Shenandoah National Park
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Length: 11.2 mi • Est. 7 h 6 m
Austin Mountain and Furnace Mountain Loop is a 11.2 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Grottoes, Virginia that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as difficult. The trail is prShow more
#10 - Browns Gap
Shenandoah National Park
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Length: 4.5 mi • Est. 2 h 37 m
Browns Gap is a 4.5 mile out and back trail located near Grottoes, Virginia that offers the chance to see wildlife and is only recommended for very experienced adventurers. The trail is primarily usedShow more
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