Shenandoah National Park: Buck Ridge-Mary’s Rock-Buck Hollow Loop Part 1

This weekend we went hiking on one of our favorite loop trails in Shenandoah National Park. The loop is 9.4 miles. We have done this hike three times – last August, in February, and now in September. The hike starts from the Buck Ridge Trailhead parking lot just outside Sperryville, VA. You walk down a connector […]

Shenandoah National Park: Bear Church Rock Part 1

This weekend we went hiking to Bear Church Rock in Shenandoah National Park’s Central District. It is a shuttle trail, and including a detour to Jones Mountain Cabin, was 11 miles. The trail starts at Graves Mill parking lot and follows Graves Mill Trail alongside Rapidan River for 0.5 miles. You then turn left onto Staunton River […]