Here's an ambitious weekend loop in Shenandoah National Park. You'll see: rushing waterfalls, old gravestones, beautiful hardwoods, and hike a series of steps aptly named Little Devils Stairs (see elevation profile). Book this trip in early spring to avoid the crowds and to catch extra views through the leafless trees. Download more details at backpacker.com/hikes/17056.
Kris Wagner, map editor