|Summary:||Sky Meadows Gap Run Via North and South Ridge Loop is a 4.9 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Delaplane, Virginia that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, birding, and horses and is best used from March until November. Dogs and horses are also able to use this trail.|
A very nice hike through wooded, moderately steep terrain. The paths are well maintained, and fairly heavily traveled. This is a very popular park, so you can expect to run into other hikers here, especially on the weekend. There are many trails in the area to choose from, ranging from less than a mile to a loop of about 8 miles. The park trails connect up to the Appalachian Trail, south of where it heads into Ashby Gap.
This hike covers a popular loop: up the Gap Run Trail to the North Ridge Trial, then down the South Ridge Trail. Most of the trails are well shaded by tree cover, though there are a few nice scenic overlooks that are open.
There are many facilities here, but the park is mainly geared towards hiking.
|Location:||Boston Mill Rd, Marshall, VA|
|Length:||The trail below is about 4.88 miles in length.|
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