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: Upper White Oak Canyon Trail & Appalachian Trail Loop Part 2

Continued from Part 1 We then turned right onto Whiteoak Fire Road. This path looks about the same twisting and turning uphill for a while. We’ve been to it multiple times because it is such a useful connector trail. Every time we’ve been on this path it has rained. Our luck remained! It did drizzle […]

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 […]