This Might Be The Most Exquisite Hike In All Of Virginia
Virginia’s hikes are as beautiful as they are unique. With so much terrain variety, it’s true that no two hikes are alike. And even with so many to choose from, it seems as though Shenandoah National Park is home to the most-hiked trails in the entire state. The Park’s Old Rag Mountain Trail is largely considered to be the most exquisite in all of Virginia, and with such incredible views, it’s hard to argue otherwise. Here’s some more information on this beloved hike.
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The trail parking lot is located at Nethers Rd, Etlan, VA 22719. Have you conquered Old Rag? Be sure to share your stories! For anyone looking for some shorter trails, be sure to check out these 12 Incredible Hikes Under 5 Miles In Virginia.
A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Alexandria. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.
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