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Appalachian Trail: Swift Run Gap to Bootens Gap

Countless views, fragrant pines, and a worthy side trip to South River Falls highlight this 11.6-mile hike in Shenandoah National Park.

Rating

Shelters: Bearfence Mountain Hut; sleeps 6.

To Trailhead

Start: 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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