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Buzzard Rock North

Mountain Road /Rt 619, Front Royal, VA
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Moderate difficulty. Rocky areas and a few steeper climbs but nothing too risky.

Be sure to go the distance because the view is amazing. You will hike to a summit which has an... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Great-latitude
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Rockville, MD
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Finding the parking area for this trail is little difficult as there is just one small sign right... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
jehenson81
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“fort valley” (2 reviews)
“parking area” (2 reviews)
“skyline drive” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Mountain Road /Rt 619, Front Royal, VA
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Be sure to go the distance because the view is amazing. You will hike to a summit which has an awesome view but be sure to continue along the ridge to the actual buzzard rock location. Look for the path the continues upward (almost doubling...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Finding the parking area for this trail is little difficult as there is just one small sign right when you get there. The area is very small and tons of cars wedge themselves in there. I found one last actual spot and then found the...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2017

I have hiked up to Buzzards Rock many times. It's a nice little hike to have a great view of the entrance of Fort Valley, VA

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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We stayed in a cabin nearby and spent the AM hiking the buzzard rock trail. It took us about 2 hours to make it to the top, about 3 1/2 miles in and stopped to have a lunch we packed. There are a lot of...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

My favorite hikes in Virginia are in the middle section of the Skyline Drive and take over two hours to get to from the DC burbs, Buzzard Rock is an exception. It only takes about an hour to get to from the beltway via 66...More

Thank NovaArch
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Reviewed 20 February 2017

This is a short and easy hike that gets to you three (3) terrific vistas within the first 2 miles. Buzzard Rock cliffs is the high point visible from Fort Valley. This area is across the Shenandoah Valley from Skyline Drive and SNP but gives...More

3  Thank doublemdoublet
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