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Address: Shenandoah National Park, VA

Scenic trail in Shenandoah.

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An enjoyable hike with a beautiful view

Visited the Dickey Ridge Trail area over the Labor Day holiday weekend. After reading some reviews, we found out that the trail was temporarily prohibiting dogs due an incident... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2016
Cara W
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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Visited the Dickey Ridge Trail area over the Labor Day holiday weekend. After reading some reviews, we found out that the trail was temporarily prohibiting dogs due an incident involving a bear and a dog. We needed to alter our plans but returned Sunday without the dogs to hike. We accessed the trail across from the Dickey Ridge visitors center... More 

Thank Cara W
Gladwyne, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

We traveled with our dog to Shenandoah National Park and we had planned to stretch our legs and take our Jack Russell Terrier for a walk on the Dickey Ridge Trail. The trails were closed to dogs because earlier in August a bear had killed a dog running away with the family(on a leash) from the bear. We were glad... More 

Thank Donna B
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 6 June 2016

We took the Dickey Ridge Trail from the Visitor center and then merged onto the Snead Farm trail. This is the better way to make the loop. Dickey Ridge is a little rocky and has quite a bit of elevation change, moderately challenging. When it meets up with the Snead Farm trail it levels out and eventually joins a gravel... More 

2 Thank Jill20009
Jacksonville, Florida
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Reviewed 2 November 2015 via mobile

This is an interesting hike that starts across the Parkway from the Dickey Ridge Visitor Center. It can be combined with the Fox Hollow and Snead Farm trails to add a graveyard and a homestead to the hike for those interested in local culture.

Thank Tom G
East Earl, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 31 October 2015

Dickey Ridge Trail is another good trail to hike when in the Shenandoah National Park. Put on you hiking shoes and enjoy the fall fauna.

Thank Bluebirdsinging
Oneonta, New York
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Reviewed 12 October 2015

We stopped at the Dickey Ridge Visitor's Center - the view from there alone is worth the stop, but we continued to hike part of the Dickey Ridge Trail - then followed it to the Snead Farm Trail and back to the visitor's center - rolling terrain with great views and vistas.

1 Thank RLAMyers
Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

There is a nice 3 mile loop starting on the Dicky Ridge trail that is an easy start to the day and a very pretty walk through the woods. A map at the car park clearly shows the route.

1 Thank masaccio
Prince William County, Virginia
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Reviewed 23 June 2015

We'll never tire of the scenic drive or the hiking opportunities at Shenandoah National Park. The views are spectacular, hiking trails well maintained and the park staff and visitors center are the best. We spotted lots of wildlife on our short hike on Fox Hollow/Dickey Ridge Trail . . . Monarch butterflies, a Ribbon Snake, Eastern Towhees, chipmunks and a... More 

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Reviewed 20 October 2014

Love walking on the paths throughout Shenandoah National Park. This is a nice short hike, manageable, a bit hilly.

1 Thank Sarah E
Raleigh, North Carolina
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Reviewed 19 August 2014

Fox Hollow is an easy 1.2-mile circuit hike accessed from the Dickey Ridge Visitor Center near the northernmost portion of the park. The trailhead is right across Skyline Drive from the visitor center. This is a self-guided interpretive hike with brochures available at the visitor center or at the trailhead if you'd like to learn a little more about the... More 

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