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one of the easier parts of the hiking in Shenadoah

The appalachian trail is part of the hikes in Shenadoah national park. This area of the hiking... read more

Reviewed November 13, 2018
Jane S
Toronto, Canada
Excellent trail for short or long walk/hike.

I'll never hike the Appalachian Trail in it's entirety in my lifetime, but doing short walks gives... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2018
Sue L
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Reviewed November 13, 2018

The appalachian trail is part of the hikes in Shenadoah national park. This area of the hiking trails is fairly easy after navigating the more difficult areas.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jane S
Reviewed October 15, 2018

I'll never hike the Appalachian Trail in it's entirety in my lifetime, but doing short walks gives you the feel, even for a short time, of being alone in nature and enjoying seeing the sights and sounds associated with it. Great spots to do this...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Sue L
Reviewed October 10, 2018

I’m not a hiker but I hiked the Appalachian Trail in Shenandoah National park from Swift Run Gap to Thornton Gap. I did this over a period of four days while spending the nights at the park lodges or cabins. By my step counter, a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Eric A
Reviewed October 3, 2018

We were only there a very short time, so I can't really say a lot. We walked a little bit so we could say we did :D Honesty.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank daljulie
Reviewed September 1, 2018

One of the highlights of our trip was adding mileage on the AT. It's great that so much of the AT intersects Shenandoah park and it's trails. We were able to be on it in different spots every day.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Travelgirl77710
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

We got to the Appalachian trail almost by chance while hiking close to Front Royal. The access to the trail is not that well marked buyer we managed to get to the white marked trail. In that area the hike is fairly easy, a little...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank claudiast
Reviewed August 12, 2018

We only traversed a small portion fo the north trail, but enjoyed the view. Free entry for military is a plus.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

I went out from the Lodge on the Skyline Drive and picked up a portion of the "Appalachian Trail". I didn't have long to hike & can't hike as well as I could in the past b/c of my knees, but always love to be...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank GeorgeH-LI_NY-ExPat
Reviewed July 8, 2018

I felt great to walk the famed Appalachian trail which cuts through Shenandoah Park, if you like deep forest, woods and birds great place to be. If you hate bugs and swarm of bees chasing you-- wear protection

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 19, 2018

I hopped on mid-Shannies for a section hike to the PA/MD border and loved my time on this part of the AT. The trail was well-maintained, the shelters were fine (though I always tented up), and there were lots of animals (I saw half a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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July 9, 2016|
Response from Jjmat49022 | Reviewed this property |
Thats a difficult question to answer. If going to SNP all the campgrounds tend to be close to the AT.