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Stony Man Mountain Hike

Mile Marker 39.1 of the Skyline Drive inside Shenandoah National Park, Shenandoah National Park, Luray, VA
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There are 2 parts to this hike. You can do the short hike which goes up to a fantastic view that... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
brooksgallery
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Raleigh, North Carolina
Charming!What a beautiful sight it was!!

My sons insisted that I come along too along with their father for this trail as it promised a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Anita N
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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Mile Marker 39.1 of the Skyline Drive inside Shenandoah National Park, Shenandoah National Park, Luray, VA
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"skyline drive"
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"shenandoah national park"
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"skyland resort"
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"awesome views"
in 11 reviews
"trail head"
in 10 reviews
"marked trail"
in 4 reviews
"worth the climb"
in 7 reviews
"miles round trip"
in 4 reviews
"worth the effort"
in 4 reviews
"nature trail"
in 4 reviews
"black beans"
in 6 reviews
"summit"
in 69 reviews
"cliffs"
in 14 reviews
"peak"
in 16 reviews
"skylark"
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"elevation"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

There are 2 parts to this hike. You can do the short hike which goes up to a fantastic view that is 1.6 miles, 1 hour, 340 feet elevation gain or you can add the Passamaquoddy loop on for a longer hike 3.4 miles, 3...More

Thank brooksgallery
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My sons insisted that I come along too along with their father for this trail as it promised a beautiful view at the end of the hike....I am not much of a walker and so I was shying away from the trail! But am I...More

Thank Anita N
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice easy hike with a wonderful view. Glad you took the time to stop. The hike to the summit is up hill so coming back out is an easier hike. It says that it is an hour long hike to it but it only took...More

Thank Tammy S
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Parking by north entrance to Skyland Resort. Nice introductory hike to Shenandoah National Park. You can make a longer loop by continuing to Little Stony Man. We preferred Hawksbill Summit, but that hike is longer.

2  Thank ShortStack12
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

This was a perfect hike for my husband and I. Not too easy and not too difficult. The trails led to too a stoney cliff with breathtaking views of the Shenandoah Valley!! We're we're fortunate to go on a clear day. The view was breathtaking!...More

1  Thank TRWill27
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

This trail is just right for a quick hike before dinner at the Skyland restaurant. It will provide comfortable exercise and interesting local information.

1  Thank MB M
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

Great hike that takes you along AT, up to the rocks. A little more crowded with families than Mary's Rock. Good signage at the trail head, buy a book for $1 that will guide you to points of interest.

Thank LittleLinda99
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

The hike offered a lot of astonishing views of the nature and surrounding areas. I'd say it's a moderate one. However due to recent storms in some areas there was a bunch of fallen trees which made it a bit more challenging to jump through....More

Thank lovenewyork1993
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

BE CAREFUL driving up and down to get to the trail, especially after dark! Easiest "hike" ever. I think it may be wheel-chair accessible. I'm not entirely sure as I haven't visited for a while. But I don't remember any stairs (though the incline may...More

Thank Liz E
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We did this hike to see the sunset and it did not disappoint. You want to leave before the sun goes down too far but it is a great easier hike that ends in a breathtaking view.

Thank TravelingMom1444
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ajwatkins195
22 April 2018|
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Response from MB M | Reviewed this property |
We hiked the trail on April 12th and there was no storm damage. We enjoyed the trail for an hour. Enjoy!
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ajwatkins195
5 April 2018|
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Response from KenFromIllinois | Reviewed this property |
The trail was in great shape last October when we hiked it. There is an elevation gain of a few hundred feet.but the slope is very gradual. Kids and older adults who are in reasonable health should have no trouble hiking... More
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Steph G
25 November 2016|
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Response from Ben Y | Reviewed this property |
We had 3 kids, 5 and under. We climbed the rocks at the end, took our time, spent about 1.5 hours.
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