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Appalachian Trail

Appalachian Trail: Fishers Gap to Stony Man Overlook

This 8.5-mile hike passes vertical cliffs, weaves through spruce and fir stands, and traverses the northern slopes of Hawksbill Mountain, the highest peak in Shenandoah.

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Shelters: Rock Spring Hut; sleeps 6.

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Trail Facts

  • Distance: 13.8

Waypoints

WPT026

Location: 38.61181640625, -78.3631362915039

Stony Man Overlook to the E

WPT036

Location: 38.5751647949219, -78.3843688964844

Timber Hollow Overlook

WPT037

Location: 38.5748329162598, -78.3845825195312

Trail to shelter; overlook

WPT034

Location: 38.5874328613281, -78.3836135864258

Road to Skyland

WPT035

Location: 38.5786819458008, -78.3851699829102

Views to the W

WPT040

Location: 38.5625991821289, -78.3838348388672

Trail to Crescent Rock overlook; trail to Betty Rock Trail

WPT041

Location: 38.5623168945312, -78.3838195800781

Spring

WPT045

Location: 38.5535850524902, -78.408332824707

Rock Spring Hut

WPT042

Location: 38.5571174621582, -78.3869857788086

Hawksbill Gap and Hawksbill Trail to parking; spring (.1 mi.)

WPT038

Location: 38.5647315979004, -78.3841857910156

Spring

WPT039

Location: 38.5636177062988, -78.3838500976562

Big Rock; water

WPT028

Location: 38.6059494018555, -78.3669204711914

Little Stony Man Parking

WPT027

Location: 38.6105842590332, -78.3647537231445

Trail to overlook

WPT032

Location: 38.5929832458496, -78.3755340576172

Parking

WPT033

Location: 38.5919990539551, -78.3789367675781

Trail to Skyland Dining

WPT030

Location: 38.603401184082, -78.3679504394531

Little Stony Man Cliffs

WPT031

Location: 38.5957183837891, -78.3703689575195

Trail to Stony Man summit

WPT006

Location: 38.5345001220703, -78.4214859008789

AT turns W

WPT005

Location: 38.5394515991211, -78.4191970825195

Franklin Cliffs

WPT007

Location: 38.5344390869141, -78.4229583740234

Fishers Gap Overlook

WPT002

Location: 38.5525665283203, -78.4076690673828

Blue-blazed trail leads to shelter

WPT003

Location: 38.5492172241211, -78.4126129150391

Trail to Rock Spring Cabin parking (.1 mi.)

DSCF2247

Location: 38.6034164428711, -78.3678512573242