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Appalachian Trail: Pinefield Gap to Swift Run Gap

Savor postcard-worthy views of the Blue Ridge from Hightop Mountain on this 10.9-mile hike in Shenandoah National Park.

Rating

Hightop Hut; sleeps 6.

To Trailhead

Start: From Boonesville, VA, head NW on Boonesville Rd for 1.1 miles and bear right on Mission Home Rd. In 2.7 miles turn left on Simmons Gap Rd. In 3.5 miles, turn left on Skyline Dr., and go 2.1 miles to trail crossing. End: From Elkton, VA head SE on US 33 for 6.3 miles and turn left on Skyline Dr. Go. .3 miles to trail crossing.

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