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Worth the hike, one of the best trails for a view that's not to hard of a hike to do. It is a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sightsee824134
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Amazing view

Nice short hike with a big reward at the end! The view is fantastic..be careful at the lookout... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
RachJ129
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At Mile Marker 41.7 Turn off Skyline Drive To Skyland Upper Loop Inside Shenandoah National Park, Stony Man Parking, Shenandoah National Park, Luray, VA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worth the hike, one of the best trails for a view that's not to hard of a hike to do. It is a beautiful sunset hike to do.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice short hike with a big reward at the end! The view is fantastic..be careful at the lookout, steep and rocky.

Thank RachJ129
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing views to the west (Shenandoah Valley) and back along the spine of the park. And with just a short walk to get there. Well worth making a stop and stretching the legs.

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Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

One of the shortest but rewarding hikes in the park. Very gradual assent to a rock outcrop with a western looking view of the valley and the Allegheny Mountains. If you don’t mind a little longer and a bit more modest summit hike, try Bearfence...More

1  Thank GerryZ_13
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

This is a nice easy hike with a breathtaking view at the end! We were able to see the 'smoke' come rolling in. The hike only took about 45 minutes total to walk there and back. Stop for a picture on the Appalachian Trail! This...More

3  Thank 748ANDREAB
Reviewed 17 September 2018

The Stony Man Hike is well worth your time. It is a short, easy hike with beautiful views at the summit. We entered the park at the Thornton Gap entrance and took Skyline Drive south. Park in the lot at mile marker 41.7 near the...More

2  Thank Ann C
Reviewed 4 September 2018

We live in Charlottesville and grown fond of running up to the Park for a short hike or two. We had not been to Skyland, so that was our focus. Since this was Labor Day weekend, it was quite busy. We decided the crowds were...More

4  Thank Virginia G
Reviewed 4 September 2018

We did this hike with young children (6 and 9) and it was easy for all. Great and worthwhile view from the top.

2  Thank Petercr78
Reviewed 3 September 2018

The Stony Man Hike is an easy hike with slight to moderate inclines and a well marked trail that is very easy to follow. Part of this trail is actually on the AT so you'll be following the famous white blazes for a while. For...More

2  Thank John T
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

After a much longer hike the day before, we wanted a shorter, easier one for our last day. Since this one is right next to Skyland where we we're staying, it was perfect. In short, it is easy to find the trail head, there was...More

1  Thank MarkUSNA1998
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Don't think it is a good option for a troller.
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If you take your time, it should be fine.
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