Shenandoah National Park: Little Devils Stairs & Overlook Loop Trail Part 4

Continued from Part 3 Continuing along Keyser Run Fire Road we saw some more sights. Calico Aster Calico Aster, or Aster lateriflorus, is a member of the Aster family (Asteraceae) and blooms August to October. A native wildflower, it grows throughout eastern and central North America. It favors fields and thickets. The name comes from […]

Shenandoah National Park: Little Devils Stairs & Overlook Loop Trail Part 2

Continued from Part 1 After hiking 2 miles along Little Devils Stairs Trail, you reach a crossroads with Keyser Run Fire Road. If you just want to do the 6-mile loop, you turn left. If you want to see mountain vistas, you turn right to shuttle back and forth to the viewpoints. Keyser Run Fire Road going toward […]

Shenandoah National Park: Little Devils Stairs & Overlook Loop Trail Part 1

This weekend my husband and I hiked one of our favorite loop trails in Shenandoah National Park: Little Devil Stairs. The loop itself is 6 miles long, but if you include side trips to Mount Marshall Overlook on Skyline Drive as well as Little Hogback Overlook on the AT (as we did), it adds up to […]