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White Rock Falls, Blue Ridge Parkway (10/12/13)

Directions to White Rock Falls:  http://npplan.com/parks-by-state/north-carolina-national-parks/blue-ridge-parkway-park-at-a-glance/blue-ridge-parkway-hiking-trails/blue-ridge-parkway-the-slacks-overlook-mp-20/

Although certainly not the most impressive waterfall in central Virginia, White Rock Falls is still worth crossing of your list when you want to visit as many of them as possible.   123 more words


Bear Den Mountain - AT/Shenandoah National Park (12/26/14)

Directions to Bear Den Mountain:  http://www.summitpost.org/bear-den-mountain/238499

If you enter Shenandoah National Park from the southernmost gate, Bear Den Mountain and Calf Mountain are the first true hiking destinations you reach.   140 more words


Humpback Rocks - Blue Ridge Parkway (07/14/13)

Directions to Humpback Rocks:  http://www.summitpost.org/humpback-rocks/154703

Humpback Rocks is a very popular hike because of it’s proximity to Charlottesville, VA.  Just a few miles south of Swift Run Gap, where the Blue Ridge Parkway ends and Shenandoah National Park begins, Humpback is the first major destination heading south on the BRP.   224 more words


York River State Park - Williamsburg, VA (05/05/13)

Directions to York River State Park:  http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/york-river.shtml#general_information

Trail Map:  http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/documents/data/trail-guide-yorkriver.pdf

I wouldn’t really call it a hike, but York River State Park has a ton of trails that could keep you busy for an entire day if you tried to walk them all.   103 more words


Tar Jacket Ridge - AT/George Washington National Forest (09/15/12)

Directions to Tar Jacket Ridge:  http://www.hikingupward.com/GWNF/TarJacketRidge

The hike up Tar Jacket Ridge leaves from the same parking area as the hike to Cold Mountain, which was featured on this blog about a week ago.   144 more words


Bear Church Rock - Shenandoah National Park (05/19/12)

Directions to Bear Church Rock:  http://www.summitpost.org/jones-mountain-bear-church-rock/560094

There are few trails in Shenandoah National Park that extend as far east or west from Skyline Drive as the circuit that takes you to Bear Church Rock, located on Jones Mountain.   182 more words


Old Rag - Shenandoah National Park (08/25/13)

Directions to Old Rag:  http://www.hikingupward.com/SNP/OldRag/

I could have made a blog entirely out of pictures from this hike, and been able to keep it going several months without running out.   169 more words