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Stony Man Trail

Easy/Intermediate
 4.4 (31)

A short loop with some great views of the Shenandoah Valley and the Allegheny Mountains.


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Miles

0.8

KM

85%

Runnable

4,008' 1,222 m

High

3,891' 1,186 m

Low

116' 35 m

Up

84' 26 m

Down

8%

Avg Grade (4°)

16%

Max Grade (9°)

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Features Fall Colors · Views

Description

The start of this trail is located off of the blue and white-blazed Appalachian Trail (AT). At the trail post continue onto the blue-blazed Stony Man Trail. After about a quarter of a mile, you'll come to a junction with the Stony Man Summit Trail - this short spur trails takes you to a great viewpoint and is well worth the side trip! At the viewpoint, you'll overlook the Shenandoah Valley, the town of Luray, and the Massanutten and Allegheny Mountains beyond.

To continue on the loop, stay right at the junction with the Stony Man Summit Trail to take the blue-blazed Stony Man Trail back to the junction with the A.T.

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Shared By:

Kristen Arendt with improvements by Debbie Yum

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  4.4 from 31 votes

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  4.4 from 31 votes
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Little Stony Man, as seen from the Stonly Man Trail in early October.
Dec 16, 2015 near Stanley, VA

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Nov 24, 2016
Ronit Malka
Started at skyland and followed road to trailhead. Pretty good trail not too many rocky sections. View at the top was AMAZING. 2.2mi