2019-03-03 09:30:00 2019-03-03 09:30:00 America/New_York Hike at Sky Meadows State Park A nice hike for a cold day in a mountain setting. The general loop is 5 miles with longer or shorter options. We will take the south ridge trail to the north ridge trail junction,then up to the AT and a rest stop. We continue north on the AT to the views and the way down.The trails are well maintained but expect roots, rocks, mud, with some steep uphill sections totaling 1,000 ft.of climbing. Proper foot wear is a must! Also bring drinks and snacks for 3 + hours.  Sky Meadows is located in Delaplane Va. approximately 1 hour from the beltway. Park fee is 5$ , park in lot at end of access road near welcome center. and facilities. For more park info, directions and trails map see link below. Possible lunch in Marshall afterwards. Sky Meadows State Park ,11012 Edmonds Ln. Delaplane, Va.20144   http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/sky-meadows#general_information http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/document/data/trail-guide-skymeadows.pdf - Other Start Location VA

Saturday, March 9, 2019 - 9:30 AM

B/CC (MH) * 3/6 * VA * Hike at Sky Meadows State Park
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A nice hike for a cold day in a mountain setting. The general loop is 5 miles with longer or shorter options. We will take the south ridge trail to the north ridge trail junction,then up to the AT and a rest stop. We continue north on the AT to the views and the way down.The trails are well maintained but expect roots, rocks, mud, with some steep uphill sections totaling 1,000 ft.of climbing. Proper foot wear is a must! Also bring drinks and snacks for 3 + hours.

 Sky Meadows is located in Delaplane Va. approximately 1 hour from the beltway. Park fee is 5$ , park in lot at end of access road near welcome center. and facilities. For more park info, directions and trails map see link below. Possible lunch in Marshall afterwards.

Sky Meadows State Park ,11012 Edmonds Ln. Delaplane, Va.20144

 

http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/sky-meadows#general_information

http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/document/data/trail-guide-skymea...

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