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Best trails in Luray

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Looking for a great trail near Luray, Virginia? AllTrails has 30 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 G R Thompson State Wildlife Management Area or Rapidan Wildlife Management Area. Ready for some activity? There are 16 moderate trails in Luray ranging from 0.9 to 10.1 miles and from 1,095 to 4,015 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 Luray
Top trails (30)
#1 - Stony Man via Appalachian Trail
Shenandoah National Park
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Length: 1.5 mi • Est. 49 m
Stony Man via Appalachian Trail is a 1.5 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Luray, Virginia that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a numbeShow more
#2 - Story Book Trail
George Washington and Jefferson National Forests
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Length: 0.9 mi • Est. 24 m
Story Book Trail is a 0.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Luray, Virginia that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily useShow more
#3 - Strickler Knob Trail
George Washington and Jefferson National Forests
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Length: 5.3 mi • Est. 2 h 49 m
Strickler Knob Trail is a 5.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Luray, Virginia that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used forShow more
#4 - Limberlost Trail
Shenandoah National Park
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Length: 1.3 mi • Est. 35 m
Limberlost Trail is a 1.3 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Luray, Virginia that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking,Show more
#5 - Luray Caverns
Luray, Virginia
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Length: 0.4 mi • Est. 12 m
Luray Caverns is a 0.4 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Luray, Virginia that features a cave and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking and nature trips aShow more
#6 - Little Stony Man to Stony Man Loop via Appalachian Trail
Shenandoah National Park
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Length: 3.1 mi • Est. 1 h 49 m
Little Stony Man to Stony Man Loop via Appalachian Trail is a 3.1 mile loop trail located near Luray, Virginia that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily useShow more
#7 - Massanutten Mountain Trail to Kennedy Peak
Luray, Virginia
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Length: 5.1 mi • Est. 2 h 34 m
Massanutten Mountain Trail to Kennedy Peak is a 5.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Luray, Virginia that features a great forest setting. The trail is rated as moderate and Show more
#8 - Little Stony Man via Appalachian Trail
Shenandoah National Park
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Length: 1.2 mi • Est. 43 m
Little Stony Man via Appalachian Trail is a 1.2 mile out and back trail located near Luray, Virginia that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hikiShow more
#9 - Skyline to Old Rag Mountain Loop
Shenandoah National Park
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Length: 18 mi • Est. 9 h 12 m
Skyline to Old Rag Mountain Loop is a 18 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Luray, Virginia that offers the chance to see wildlife and is only recommended for very experienced adventurersShow more
#10 - Middle Mountain via Scothorn Gap and Massanutten Trail
George Washington and Jefferson National Forests
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Length: 8 mi • Est. 4 h 22 m
SOLITUDE, fun rock scramble, great view, shaded trail The high point, literally and figuratively, of this hike is Duncan Knob, a rocky peak with an uninterrupted view, located along the ridge of CatbShow more
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