Appalachian Trail: Beagle Gap to Blackrock

Find your rhythm as you ascend, descend—again and again—between rocky overlooks and deeply cut gaps on this 15-mile trek in Shenandoah National Park.
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Find your rhythm as you ascend, descend—again and again—between rocky overlooks and deeply cut gaps on this 15-mile trek in Shenandoah National Park.

Shelters: Calf Mountain Shelter: sleeps 6.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 24.3

Waypoints

WPT016

Location: 38.2192993164062, -78.7394866943359

Blue-blazed trail to summit. Trayfoot Mtn. Trail

WPT032

Location: 38.096866607666, -78.7782135009766

Spring

WPT004

Location: 38.0816345214844, -78.7838821411133

Calf Mountain

WPT022

Location: 38.1895484924316, -78.7568130493164

Skyline Drive mile marker 88.9

WPT026

Location: 38.1492156982422, -78.7745819091797

Skyline Drive mile marker 92.4; parking

WPT001

Location: 38.0855178833008, -78.7854537963867

Calf Mtn. Shelter

WPT027

Location: 38.129264831543, -78.7843704223633

Skyline Drive mile marker 94.1. Turk Gap. Turk Branch Trail and parking

WPT033

Location: 38.0965156555176, -78.7801971435547

Bucks Elbow Rd.; .1 mi. to Jarman Gap

WPT037

Location: 38.0856666564941, -78.7815170288086

Blue-blazed trail leads to shelter

WPT036

Location: 38.090015411377, -78.7835845947266

Power line

WPT024

Location: 38.1781845092773, -78.7649154663086

Trail to Riprap parking

WPT023

Location: 38.1826324462891, -78.7618865966797

Riprap Trail

WPT018

Location: 38.2147178649902, -78.7441635131836

AT turns W @ trail jct.

WPT013

Location: 38.2220649719238, -78.7351837158203

Blue-blazed Trayfoot Mtn. Trail

WPT002

Location: 38.0855178833008, -78.7842025756836

Piped spring

WPT021

Location: 38.1954002380371, -78.7524185180664

Saddle

WPT030

Location: 38.1062507629394, -78.778564453125

Power line

WPT034

Location: 38.0910339355469, -78.7821655273438

Spring

WPT040

Location: 38.2232513427734, -78.7333679199219

Blackrock parking

WPT025

Location: 38.1534156799316, -78.774284362793

Wildcat Ridge Trail

WPT019

Location: 38.209716796875, -78.7476348876953

Skyline Drive mile marker 87.2

WPT028

Location: 38.1276016235352, -78.7877655029297

AT turns E @ jct. with Turk Mtn. Trail

WPT006

Location: 38.0732841491699, -78.7936325073242

Skyline Drive mile marker 99.5. Beagle Gap and parking

WPT038

Location: 38.0852165222168, -78.7836685180664

Spring

WPT005

Location: 38.0772171020508, -78.7919692993164

Trail to Calf Mtn. summit

WPT003

Location: 38.0854682922363, -78.7818984985352

Blue-blazed trail leads to shelter

WPT035

Location: 38.0907821655273, -78.7831802368164

Potomac Appalachian Trail Club/Shenandoah National Park sign

WPT031

Location: 38.0976829528809, -78.7788848876953

South Fork Moormans Rd.

WPT029

Location: 38.1141319274902, -78.7844161987305

Skyline Drive mile marker 95.3/Sawmill Run Overlook

WPT017

Location: 38.2146987915039, -78.7441329956055

Blue-blazed trail leads Blackrock Hut

WPT020

Location: 38.2070350646973, -78.749153137207

Skyline Drive mile marker 87.4. AT does not cross road

WPT014

Location: 38.2203178405762, -78.7402191162109

Blackrock boulder field

WPT015

Location: 38.220100402832, -78.7405700683594

Blackrock Trail

DSCF2383

Location: 38.0856170654297, -78.7855529785156

DSCF2352

Location: 38.1776504516602, -78.77001953125