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Distance:
0.6 Miles / 1.0 km
Type:
Out-and-Back
Difficulty:
Easy
Time to Hike:
~18 minutes
Features:
Surface Type:
Universal Access
Park:
George Washington National Forest
Town:
Luray, Virginia
Directions:
38.653218, -78.603184
Added:
March 11, 2018
Updated:
January 23, 2020
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21 '

Total Change
76 '

Ascent
77 '

Descent

The Massanutten Storybook Trail at George Washington National Forest near Luray, Virginia is an easy 0.6 mile out-and-back trail that leads out to a lookout point high above Shenendoah Valley. Across the valley is the mountain range that makes up Shenandoah National Park and to the northeast is Strickler Knob and Middle Mountain.

The trail is flat and paved, just over a quarter mile long before it reaches the lookout point. The observation deck has a railing, but the trail continues along the cliff's edge where you can sit along the boulders at your own risk.

Explore 5 trails near Luray, VA
  1. Parking

    38.653218, -78.603184
  2. Main Trailhead

    38.653218, -78.603184
  3. Beautiful vista with views of the Shenandoah Mountain Range

    38.648842, -78.603958
    Beautiful vista with views of the Shenandoah Mountain Range
  4. Beautiful vista with views of the Shenandoah Mountain Range

    38.648822, -78.604081
    Beautiful vista with views of the Shenandoah Mountain Range
  5. Beautiful vista with views of the Shenandoah Mountain Range

    38.648556, -78.604064
    Beautiful vista with views of the Shenandoah Mountain Range
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0.6 miles / 1.0 km
Trail added
March 11, 2018
Hiked on
March 09, 2018
Updated on
January 23, 2020
0.6 miles / 1.0 km
March 10, 2018
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