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Excellent trail and perfectly maintained

One of the highlights of our trip was adding mileage on the AT. It's great that so much of the AT... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
New Jersey
A nice hike

We got to the Appalachian trail almost by chance while hiking close to Front Royal. The access to... read more

Reviewed August 16, 2018
Rockville, Maryland
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Shenandoah National Park, VA
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

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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

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.

Thank Jimmy S
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

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

2  Thank Koolpiscean
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

Thank Brittany_11_10
Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

The Appalachian Trail has had many books written about it but they can never give you the true experience. This is life changing! Stretching 2184.5 miles I have never struggled and experienced so much in 6 months that has changed my very way of thinking...More

2  Thank GordonB1333
Reviewed May 27, 2018

This 8.6 miles section was one of the more enjoyable sections of the AT we have hiked in Georgia, N. Carolina and Virginia. I would rate the difficulty level at moderate. There are two climbs that are not very long (especially at the end to...More

Thank 218billt
Reviewed May 3, 2018

We have only section hiked this trail, but it's an adventure worth taking. The trail follows the Appalachian Mountains.

Thank phoxtrot
Reviewed November 12, 2017

I hiked the AT and camped in the backcountry too! If you get a chance get ting on the AT is easy at Shenandoah but there is nothing easy hiking the trail! Ask a Park Ranger for information! However, remember good hiking shoes are a...More

3  Thank cubanbucky
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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.