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STUNNING, secluded panorama

Got directions to Storybook from a local, made it up just in time for sunset. Even on a cloudy day... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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Short Easy Hike with a Great View

Paved short hiking trail with a beautiful overlook at the end. Babbling brook, interesting bridge... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2018
Elizabeth P
Jackson, Mississippi
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Crisman Hollow Road off of 211, Luray, VA
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Got directions to Storybook from a local, made it up just in time for sunset. Even on a cloudy day in December, the view was incredible. 10/10 recommend for a very short walk with a big pay off. Would not call this a hike, it’s...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ethankopit1925
Reviewed 16 November 2018

Paved short hiking trail with a beautiful overlook at the end. Babbling brook, interesting bridge, some protection from the wind. Well worth the short drive up from Luray.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Elizabeth P
Reviewed 7 November 2018

This is a paved trail, that is very flat and easy to walk. If you are a fast walker, it can be completed in 10-15 minutes. Most people can easily spend 30-60 minutes enjoying the walk and overlook. Parking is limited. The gravel pull-off area...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank JCW3-V
Reviewed 5 August 2018

There are many beautiful views to be had in the mountains of Virginia and West Virginia. But one of the most beautiful is the Massanutten Storybook Trail. Located on Chrisman Hollow Road off US 211 in Luray, Virginia, the trailhead is marked by a large...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 17 July 2018

We placed this on the way across the valley early in the mid-morning (let's say 10 AM). The walk is nicely paved and a casual incline suitable for all ages and abilities; we passed someone who was 98 making her way to the overlook. The...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank UnclTrvlngMatt
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

While searching for this we happened across another trail that was pretty cool with a story about a cougar in various signs. Not really sure still where that was. This trail was easy to walk and leads to a sturdy landing with a beautiful view....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank patriciafurlan
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

We walked this trail but when we got to the lookout couldn't see anything because of the rain and dense fog. Will catch again on good day.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ajwatkins195
Reviewed 16 May 2018

We drove to this trail from Shenandoah NP in conjunction with a visit to Luray Caverns. You'll need your GPS on to find the road that you turn onto to get to it. Once there, we started out on the trail: it's paved and it's...More

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank bydamanti
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed the view. Easy paved path from parking lot to overlook. Saw several eagles flying overhead and close. May like having binoculars along. Finding the turnoff to trail is not well marked. Ask directions before jumping in car to get there (located between Luray...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank HiHo143
Reviewed 18 March 2018

This was a well maintained paved interpretive trail that leads to a fabulous view. It was a bit of a drive to get out here and the trail is very very short. Took us maybe 10 minutes to walk out and back. This would be...More

Date of experience: March 2018
3  Thank karissae2013
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20 October 2018|
Response from UnclTrvlngMatt | Reviewed this property |
About 1 mile each way, according to my memory.