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Best trails in Stanardsville

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Looking for a great trail near Stanardsville, Virginia? AllTrails has 6 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 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 3 moderate trails in Stanardsville ranging from 4.6 to 43.4 miles and from 2,365 to 3,687 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 Stanardsville
Top trails (6)
#1 - South River Falls Trail
Shenandoah National Park
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Length: 4.6 mi • Est. 2 h 43 m
South River Falls Trail is a 4.6 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Stanardsville, Virginia that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hikShow more
#2 - Jones Mountain Trail to Cat Knob and Bear Church Rock
Shenandoah National Park
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Length: 11.1 mi • Est. 6 h 29 m
Hike along the Rapidian River. You can continue on to Bear Church Rock, which has a great view. The trail gets steeper and more difficult once you finish the Jones Trail. Show more
#3 - Pocosin Trail
Shenandoah National Park
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 1 h 8 m
Pocosin Trail meanders down a fire road from Skyline Drive in Shenandoah park. Along the trail is an old cabin and the ruins of an old missionary in the Shenandoah hills. Around mile 59.5 on SkylineShow more
#4 - Big Meadows to Lewis Mountain Cabins via Appalachian Trail
Shenandoah National Park
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Length: 7.5 mi • Est. 3 h 45 m
Big Meadows to Lewis Mountain Cabins via Appalachian Trail is a 7.5 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Stanardsville, Virginia that features a great forest setting and is raShow more
#5 - Appalachian Trail: Swift Run Gap to Rockfish Gap
Shenandoah National Park
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Length: 43.4 mi • Est. Multi-day
Appalachian Trail: Swift Run Gap to Rockfish Gap is a 43.4 mile heavily trafficked point-to-point trail located near Stanardsville, Virginia that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderaShow more
#6 - Quercus Trail
Stanardsville, Virginia
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 45 m
Quercus Trail is a 1 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Stanardsville, Virginia that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarilShow more