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Beautiful hike

We took the hike to the lower falls. There is an admission fee of $15 per person and if you have... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2018
Alexandria, Virginia
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Wrong end...

This hike was hard than it should have been due to the location that we started at. Most of the... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2018
Raleigh, North Carolina
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Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

We took the hike to the lower falls. There is an admission fee of $15 per person and if you have to park in overflow it costs $10. The hike isn't too difficult, but there are tons of large rocks...hiking boots are highly recommended. There...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 20 June 2018

This hike was hard than it should have been due to the location that we started at. Most of the reviews said to start the hike from the bottom which is on the east side of the Shenandoah National Park and not off Skyline drive....More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank brooksgallery
Reviewed 27 March 2018

This review is from the Lower Parking Lot, going UP the Whiteoak Canyon Trail/Lower Falls. (From Syria, VA, follow Weakley Hollow Road to Chad Berry Lane, park in lot. Porta-johns available. Pay is on-your-honor.) Start the trail indicated until it splits...left to Cedar Run Trail/Falls,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
3  Thank lovetotravel777777
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Whiteoak Canyon was a fairly simple hike featuring about four waterfalls. In the course of the hike, you follow the same stream and incline and decline quite a bit. I would definitely recommend it to anyone visiting Shenandoah.

Date of experience: January 2018
3  Thank jtaylorxc
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

It's a tough Trail we took it going down and came back up Cedar Run. It was an all-day hike; very strenuous. We are very fit people and although our kids are young in 4th and 5th grade, they are quite athletic. And it was...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Deborah S
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

This hiking is a great to do. It is easy and fun. Make sure you wear swimming clothes since at the end you can just go in the water if it is a hot day. Wear hiking or tennis shoes. Beautiful hiking and awesome places...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank CeciliaM405
Reviewed 13 August 2017

This was our third and favorite hike in Shenandoah NP. The other two hikes were in and out hikes, with a steep climb in one direction. We liked this much better because it was a in a loop with amazing scenery the entire time. We...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank gcichocki
Reviewed 9 July 2017

My wife, 12 year old daughter, and myself did this hike this weekend, and it was great. There are several places to jump in the water and swim, and the falls at the top are gorgeous. Be sure to take water shoes...and it's not an...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Mike H
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Shenandoah National Park is en general a wonderful place you have to visit! In the park there is a 2 hours hike called Whiteoak Canyon Trail which lead you to a beautiful waterfall, which is worth the walk!! I'm not a hiker but this was...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank H2508TGnicolasl
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Down cedar, up White oak. Gorgeous, unrelenting gorgeous. Even the connector trail on the forest floor was bright, yellow beauty. We saw a bear there. We are relatively fit folks in our 30s, and the hike took us 5.5 hrs. It had just rained a...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Elizabeth S
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