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Appalachian Trail: Gravel Springs Gap to US 522

Travel through white ash and yellow poplar, skid down steep ridges, and sing Hallelujah at the scenic outposts on this 12.3-mile leg in Shenandoah National Park.

Rating

Shelters: Tom Floyd Wayside; sleeps 6.

To Trailhead

Start: From Main St. and Royal Ave. in Front Royal, VA, head south on US 340. In .9 mile, turn left onto Skyline Dr. Follow 17.6 miles to parking on south side of road. End: From Main St. and Royal Ave. in Front Royal, VA, head south on S. Royal Ave./US 340. In .4 mile, turn left onto VA 55. In .5 mile, turn right at Remount Rd./US 522. Go 3.2 miles to trail crossing.

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