Hiking The Wolf Ridge Trail

The 18th most popular hiking trail in Virginia.

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West of Harrisonburg in the George Washington National Forest, the Wolf Ridge Trail is a 4 mile hiking route through hardwood forests. It can be combined with many other local trails to form loops.

To reach the hiking trailhead from Harrisonburg, head west on SR257 through Dayton. Turn left on Tillman Road for 1.3 miles to trailhead.

Overall, Wolf Ridge Trail is the 18th most popular hiking trail of all 23 hikes in Virginia. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby Wolf Ridge Trail including Three Ridges, Allegheny Trail, North Mountain Trail, Dry Run Trail, Signal Knob Loop and Shenandoah Mountain TrailFore Mountain Trail.


Local Contact(s):  George Washington National Forest (540) 265-5100; Virginia Tourism (800) 847-4882.

Recommended Book:  "Hiking Virginia" from Bill Burnham

Best Season:  May - Sept.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Reference Source:  click here http://www.fs.usda.gov/gwj/

GPS:  38.42588, -79.13404

Date Published:  4/2/2016

Date Updated:  7/18/2016

ID:  14755


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