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Appalachian Trail: Rockfish Gap to Beagle Gap

This rolling Blue Ridge hike travels 5.2 miles and features bird’s-eye views from Bear Den Mountain before its descent to Beagle Gap.

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To Trailhead

Start: Park in Swannanoa/Rockfish Gap, VA, on the southwest side of I-64 and US 250. Enter AT east of parking at southern end of trail overpass. End: From Swannanoa/Rockfish Gap, VA, take the Blue Ridge Parkway/Skyline Dr. north into Shenandoah National Park 5.9 miles to mile marker 99.5 at Beagle Gap.

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