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Spoiled...It's in my backyard.

Have sectioned hiked since the '70's from Spencer to Harper's Ferry. Seen the changes (good and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Edwin B
North Carolina Mountains, North Carolina
Goes for miles thru SNP

The AT is more flat that many of the other trails in the Shenandoah National Park. It is a good... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ortonville, Michigan
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Shenandoah National Park, VA
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Have sectioned hiked since the '70's from Spencer to Harper's Ferry. Seen the changes (good and bad) over all the years...but still one of my favorite things to do. Be sure to do Trail Days in Damascus the weekend after Mother's Day some time in...More

Thank Edwin B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The AT is more flat that many of the other trails in the Shenandoah National Park. It is a good connector for many of the trails. The rangers are excellent in assisting and making recommendations for hikes.

Thank MamaMona01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can hike and experience the beauty of natural America on this epic trail. Many starting point, and skill levels. Go at your own pace. Many places to stop and rest for the night.

1  Thank Kitty D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you're an adventurous hiker who is looking for a challenging hike then visit McAfee Knob near Roanoke, VA. It's about a 15 minute drive from city center and there is a small parking area off the main road. Depending on what time of the...More

Thank Alm16advisor
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

First time in the area and we had to hike parts of the trail. Beautiful scenery along the trail. My daughter wants to hike the whole trail now! She's only nine and I'm too old for a tent. If you want to do this, have...More

1  Thank Wirunaways
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

We asked ranger at visitor center what's the best hike if we have only 4 hours to hang around Shenandoah. One of the spots he recommended is at mile 15.9. There is no sign for this trail so you'll just have to slow down and...More

Thank Nan N
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We only completed a short section of the Appalachian Trail, but loved it. Well maintained and great for wildlife. We saw a number of deer and even a black bear.

Thank John Campbell H
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Hiking around here it is just beautiful, you can choose easy paths or hard one. Great views and places to stop for pictures. Make sure you follow the hiking trail and have shoes for this activity.

Thank CeciliaM405
Reviewed 15 August 2017

The SNP is very convenient for many visitors, especially from Washington DC, Maryland, and Virginia. We have hiked 3 times in the park on the Appalachian Trail, most recently trough Bog Meadows and Skyland. We stayed at the shelters on the AT, but in tents...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

I planned a thru hike on the AT of SNP last week. Well, I didn't make it the whole way, but had a great time never the less. I ended up doing 60 of the 100+ miles in 7 days. My failure to finish was...More

Thank txbenton4
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9 July 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.
Judy L
14 June 2016|
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Response from Sergey B |
For this trail, hiking boots are a definite musts. Keeping anti-bug spray is a good idea because even if you don't encounter mosquitos, it is important to be protected against the east coast ticks. The trail is marked with... More
Judy L
8 March 2016|
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Response from Amateur P |
We are leaving tomorrow to do that very thing. We are parking a rental car at one end and having a car service drop us off at the beginning of our trek. Flying in to DC and renting a car was cheaper than flying into a... More