Shenandoah National Park: Tuscarora Overall Run & Beecher Ridge Loop Part 2

Continued from Part 1 We ambled down Overall Run Trail and turned left onto the Beecher/Overall Connecting Trail. The connector goes on for 1.4 miles until you reach the Beecher Ridge trailhead. Beecher Ridge Trail itself is not that special. The Heiskell Hollow Trail loop option is far more interesting (but also 3 miles longer). Beecher […]

Shenandoah National Park: Tuscarora Overall Run & Beecher Ridge Loop Part 1

This week we went on a loop trail of about 10 miles. Starting at the same parking lot as when we went on the Tuscarora Overall Run – Heiskell Hollow Trail Loop, we went the same way around – turning right onto Overall Run Trail, then left onto a connector, and then up Beecher Ridge Trail. We […]

Shenandoah National Park: Tuscarora Overall Run – Heiskell Hollow Trail Loop

This weekend we hiked a 13-mile loop starting at the bottom of the valley at the parking area near Thompson Hollow Trail.  The parking area is not at the beginning of Thompson Hollow Trail, but a 5-minute walk away down a dirt road. Along this road, there are several pretty wildflowers at this time of year […]