This is one of the park loveliest hikes. It carries the hiker past Calvary and Chimney Rocks which offer scenic northwestern mountain views. The path has many switchbacks easing the elevation change.
Directions: From Front Royal, VA, Skyline Drive travels the entire length of Shenandoah National Park. Mile markers are placed along the right-hand side of the road heading south. They are numbered from north to south beginning at the northern terminus in Front Royal, Virginia. Facilities, trails and park features use the mile markers as points of reference. Park in the Riprap Trail parking area at mile 90.
Elevation: 2,730 feet
Elevation Gain: 850 feet
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