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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
+1 877-313-2586
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Awesome views

First time visitors to Skyline Drive and knew that this was the destination for our hike. It was... read more

Reviewed yesterday
DianeP48
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Good hike experience.

If you are a hiker this is a good one to take in. Challenging but not difficult with nice views... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jim T
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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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Reviewed yesterday

First time visitors to Skyline Drive and knew that this was the destination for our hike. It was very cold the day we were there but we dressed warm and made the hike. The trail was marked and fairly easy navigate. The views were worth...More

Thank DianeP48
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are a hiker this is a good one to take in. Challenging but not difficult with nice views. Very popular and understandable once you have completed it.

Thank Jim T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We hiked the trail in late October, just before the peak of fall colors. It was a very popular day in the park. We were a little earlier than most folks; we arrived about 11:00 a.m. We got a place to park right away, and...More

Thank grandpere
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We selected this hike because it was rated as fairly easy. I did pick up a hiking guide which I will say was very helpful in ensuring that we went the right direction. Without this $1 investment, I'm not sure the trails would have been...More

2  Thank ljtraveler_11
Reviewed 14 October 2017

The hike from the parking area is 300 ft up or so, not that strenuous Hike down tests your knees, CARRY a hiking pole. Beautiful views up at the top of Stony Man. I was surprised on the trip down that my knees were getting...More

1  Thank KenFromIllinois
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Not overly difficult to get to. One of the easier hikes we traveled with three astounding overlooks. Make sure to go to each path as the views offer different angles and each is beautiful.

Thank Adrian M
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Great views , easy hike. Dogs loved it. There is also a Little Stony Man hike. Fun times ! Entire area has many trails and various ability levels and family friendly ones also.

1  Thank jdeputy2017
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We took the long hike, starting at the Little Stony Man parking. We hiked the Appalachian Trail to the Stony Man Trail. This takes you to the Stony Man Summit where you have beautiful views! You can hike to SM with children as there was...More

1  Thank Tara L
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Nice hike up to the summit of Stony Man Mountain. Path was well-marked and not very difficult - one of the better (and easier) hikes in the park.

Thank PhillyTraveler49
Reviewed 8 October 2017

This is well worth the effort to get a spectacular view of the Shenandoah Valley. There is a steady climb, but it is a well marked and wide trail.

Thank PMD09
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Steph G
26 November 2016|
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Response from bky21 | 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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Navxavi
7 November 2016|
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Response from Jo08 | Reviewed this property |
I don't see why not. As the others pointed out, dress in layers. It was a bit rainy and overcast when I went but it really gave the hike a very cool misty feel. I would definitely avoid ice! Have fun!
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Gail K
9 June 2016|
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Response from DandLPineHill_NJ | Reviewed this property |
The actual trailhead and parking lot is on Skyline Dr. You can use the Thornton Gap entrance that you pick up in Luray, Rt. 211. Once you enter Shenandoah NP, go south on Skyline Dr. Look for the parking area after the... More
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