Best trails in Grottoes

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Looking for a great trail near Grottoes, Virginia? AllTrails has 24 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 12 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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Top trails (24)
#1 - 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
#2 - Lewis Peak via Rockytop Trail
Shenandoah National Park
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Length: 9 mi • Est. 4 h 36 m
A beautiful hike for the whole family.Show more
#3 - Blackrock Summit via Trayfoot Mountain and Appalachian Trail [CLOSED]
Shenandoah National Park
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Length: 1.1 mi • Est. 34 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
#4 - Fountain Cave Trail
Grottoes, Virginia
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Length: 0.7 mi • Est. 28 m
Fountain Cave Trail is a 0.7 mile out and back trail located near Grottoes, Virginia that features a cave and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking.Show more
#5 - Doyles River Loop via Appalachian Trail [CLOSED]
Shenandoah National Park
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Length: 8.3 mi • Est. 4 h 34 m
2 Water Falls if hiking out and back 3 if you do the loop with Jones Run Trail and the Applachian Trail. The upper falls is 63' and the lower is 28'. Jones Falls is 42' and its parking area is at miShow more
#6 - Great Mountains Trail
Patricia Ann Byrom Forest Preserve Park
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Length: 1.5 mi • Est. 47 m
Great Mountains Trail is the entry trail at Patricia Ann Byrom Forest Preserve Park leads to four other trails in the park. Hiking, horses, mountain biking, and dogs on leash.Show more
#7 - Calvary and Chimney Rocks Trail [CLOSED]
Shenandoah National Park
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Length: 3.2 mi • Est. 1 h 52 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
#8 - Moormans River Overnight Loop via Appalachian Trail [CLOSED]
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
#9 - Loft Mountain Loop via Appalachian Trail [CLOSED]
Shenandoah National Park
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 1 h 3 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
#10 - Trayfoot Mountain Trail [CLOSED]
Shenandoah National Park
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Length: 9.9 mi • Est. 5 h 32 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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