Best trails in Nellysford, Virginia

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Looking for a great trail near Nellysford, Virginia? AllTrails has 14 great hiking trails, forest trails, views 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 around James River State Park or Hardware River State Wildlife Management Are, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Mount Pleasant Special Management Area or Ragged Mountain Natural Area. Ready for some activity? There are 7 moderate trails in Nellysford ranging from 0.7 to 7 miles and from 1,000 to 3,257 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 Nellysford, Virginia
Top trails (14)
#1 - Humpback Rocks Loop Via the Appalachian Trail
George Washington and Jefferson National Forests
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Length: 3.8 mi • Est. 2 h 17 m
Beautiful hike with stunning foliage, wide path and amazing views! This loop can be done in both directions, if done counter-clockwise you get the climb done in the first.Show more
#2 - Dripping Rock South via Appalachian Trail
George Washington and Jefferson National Forests
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Length: 2.5 mi • Est. 1 h 10 m
Please note that hikers have spotted rattle snakes on this trail. Show more
#3 - Dobie Mountain via Appalachian Trail
George Washington and Jefferson National Forests
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Length: 5.8 mi • Est. 3 h 16 m
#4 - Humpback Mountain and the Rocks via Appalachian Trail
George Washington and Jefferson National Forests
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Length: 6 mi • Est. 3 h 16 m
#5 - Albright Loop via the Appalachian Trail
George Washington and Jefferson National Forests
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Length: 3.5 mi • Est. 1 h 52 m
#6 - Upper Shamokin Falls and Morgan's Loop
George Washington and Jefferson National Forests
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Length: 0.7 mi • Est. 28 m
#7 - Lower Shamokin Falls
George Washington and Jefferson National Forests
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Length: 4.4 mi • Est. 2 h 32 m
NOTE: It has been reported that there is no parking lot for this spot, you have to park on the side of the road. You have to walk to the right of the generator building to cross the river, then go behind the red fence that has restrictions posted (like a PRIVATE road). Once you pass that gate the trail is easily identified by blazes. Show more
#8 - Paul's Creek Trail
Nellysford, Virginia
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Length: 1.2 mi • Est. 41 m
#9 - Humpback Rocks and Dobbie Mountain
George Washington and Jefferson National Forests
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Length: 7 mi • Est. 3 h 59 m
#10 - Potatopatch Mountain Loop
George Washington and Jefferson National Forests
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Length: 13.1 mi • Est. 7 h 46 m
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