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Best trails in Syria

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Looking for a great trail near Syria, Virginia? AllTrails has 39 great hiking trails, trail running 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 Preddy Creek Trail Park or Patricia Ann Byrom Forest Preserve Park. Ready for some activity? There are 18 moderate trails in Syria ranging from 0.9 to 12.8 miles and from 849 to 4,048 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 (39)
#1 - Old Rag Mountain Loop
Shenandoah National Park
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Length: 9.8 mi • Est. 4 h 58 m
NOTE: Entrance fees will be collected at the boundary trailheads, unless you have a current pass, and parking will be limited to available parking spots in designated parking areas only. Vehicles parkShow more
#2 - White Oak Canyon and Cedar Run Trails Loop
Shenandoah National Park
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Length: 9 mi • Est. 5 h 14 m
The 1st section of the trail takes you to the right along about 30 big and small waterfalls! This is the strenuous section of the trip. There is a great rock wall for climbers on this section approximShow more
#3 - Hawksbill Gap Loop via Appalachian Trail
Shenandoah National Park
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Length: 2.6 mi • Est. 1 h 33 m
This is a short and steep hike with outstanding views at the top. Parking can be a challenge, so it is advisable to get there early.Show more
#4 - Rose River Trail
Shenandoah National Park
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Length: 3.5 mi • Est. 1 h 59 m
Rose River Trail is a 3.5 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Syria, Virginia that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, running, and naturShow more
#5 - White Oak Canyon Trail
Shenandoah National Park
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Length: 9.5 mi • Est. 5 h 27 m
White Oak Canyon Trail is a great hike where you can splash around in lots of waterfalls. The trail is well maintained and has a few markings to keep you on track. The path is narrow, with lots of rocShow more
#6 - Little Stony Man Loop via Appalachian Trail
Shenandoah National Park
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Length: 3.4 mi • Est. 1 h 57 m
As of June 26, 2020, users have reported that Stony Mountain trailhead parking lot at Skyland is CLOSED due to construction, but you park along the road or near the conference center and pick up the tShow more
#7 - Hawksbill Summit Trail
Shenandoah National Park
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Length: 1.5 mi • Est. 1 h 4 m
Note: This trailhead is currently closed by SNP and the County for the foreseeable future due to community health concerns— NO parking or road access is available. Please check with the park page for Show more
#8 - Upper Hawksbill Trail
Shenandoah National Park
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Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 1 h 13 m
The Upper Hawksbill Trail is the easiest route to the summit of Hawksbill, which is the tallest mountain in Shenandoah National Park. From the parking lot, begin hiking from the Upper Hawksbill TraiShow more
#9 - Dark Hollow via Appalachian Trail and Story of the Forest Trail
Shenandoah National Park
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Length: 6 mi • Est. 3 h 25 m
Two waterfalls and tons of wildlife. This circuit passes Rose River falls and the site of an old copper mine. Erosion has all but obliterated all traces of this mine. The circuit continues on past DarShow more
#10 - Lower White Oak Falls via Whiteoak Canyon Trail
Syria, Virginia
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Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 1 h 24 m
Lower White Oak Falls via Whiteoak Canyon Trail is a 2.8 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Syria, Virginia that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarShow more
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