This Underrated Trail In Virginia Leads To A Hidden Turquoise Lake
Tucked away in the breathtaking Shenandoah National Park awaits a seriously underrated trail with a magnificent feature. The Rip Rap Trail is a challenging undertaking at 9 miles round trip, but along the way you’ll enjoy stunning mountain scenery and a hidden turquoise lake at the base of a waterfall. In terms of natural beauty, it just doesn’t get much better than this wooded trek through the mountains.
For more information about the Rip Rap Trail, including maps and more, you can visit the AllTrails site here. Have you completed this trail before? We’d love to hear about it!
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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.