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awesome hike with great views, it earns its 'hard' rating at the top

Easy trail very flat. My wife was able to push our 2 year old in her carriage the entire way with no problem. There are plenty of benches along the trail.

hiking
1 month ago

Great hike. Variety of terrain but short enough for anyone in decent shape. Definitely would advise against if it’s raining. Difficult to spot the hard right at the top of the mountain so use some common sense and if you reach an apex and start heading downhill, turnaround.

short & nice submit

Beautiful view, great first hike in Shenandoah!

Amazing view with a short hike to get there!

I love this trail. Kid and dog friendly. Easy and great views.

hiking
2 months ago

Very leisurely walk that ends up on a great over look of the nearby mountains & forest

hiking
2 months ago

Incredible hike with incredible views. It was worth the long drive for us to get there. Check out my full write up along with pictures and things to look out for.
http://www.eastcoasthiker.com/trails/stricklerknob/

My buddy and I took a long weekend and tackled this section of the AT as our first trip. A good amount of diversity among the trail, some awesome views, and a great first hike. Highly recommend!

An easy hike on a heavily traveled trail, one of the most popular on the ridge. The view from the turnaround point is a huge draw and offers a fantastic view of the Shenandoah Valley.

Parking at the trail head fills quickly but the lodge offers plenty of parking just 100 yards up the road.

on Luray Caverns

walking
2 months ago

Nice cave October 2017

walking
2 months ago

Nice short trail with good views.

walking
3 months ago

Relaxing walk with lots of new benches and scurrying shrews. Leaves have begun to turn auburn.

hiking
3 months ago

Such a quick hike with gorgeous views

Easy, short, and flat. But the view does pay off.

A nice short level Trail even on a misting rainy day. Especially if you love trees. Don't be sad by the old fallen hemlocks. You'll see there's new growth growing up in and around them! You can connect to the White Oak Canyon Trail to make it longer.

Tackled this section with two friends this past Summer. It was my first intro to the AT and I caught the hiking bug. Came back with some really great stories and desire to do more section hiking in the future.

hiking
3 months ago

This hike is well worth the view at the top. It is an uphill climb all the way, some parts steeper than others, but the trail was well maintained and easy to follow. A few areas were a bit muddy, most likely from past rains. It gets rocky the closer you get towards the peak so be prepared to maneuver rocks and climb a bit: because of this I would not recommend bringing dogs. The phenomenal view at the top makes the steeper parts of the trail worth it. Tracked my hike right at 5.5 miles, taking up two and a half hours: not including the time spent hanging out at the top.

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