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Recommended Routes in Shenandoah Valley - 57

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Favorite Annie Brown cruising up Tillman West Trail after riding up from the Stokesville Lodge / Ride Center at IMBA Fallfest 2013
Intermediate/Difficult

Narrowback Mountain Loop

15.2 mi 24.5 km 1,583' Up 482.44 m Up 1,563' Down 476.32 m Down

Dayton, VA
Favorite Per the description, if you can time your ride to reach the overlook before sunset, you'll be greeted with a fantastic photo op!
Difficult

Lookout Mountain Loop

13.5 mi 21.8 km 1,612' Up 491.48 m Up 1,618' Down 493.04 m Down

Bridgew…, VA
Favorite View from Reddish Knob. The rock to the right of the bike is the top of Timber Ridge Trail.
Difficult

Reddish Knob: Timber Ridge to Wolf Ridge

18.6 mi 30.0 km 2,870' Up 874.71 m Up 2,904' Down 885.22 m Down

Dayton, VA
Favorite A few creek crossing on a hot day are certainly welcome.  Stony Run trail.
Intermediate/Difficult

Douthat State Park - IMBA EPIC

18.6 mi 30.0 km 3,427' Up 1044.67 m Up 3,423' Down 1043.31 m Down

Clifton…, VA
Favorite One of the highlights of the 11-mile ridge run on the Southern Traverse
Difficult

Southern Traverse - IMBA EPIC

36.4 mi 58.5 km 3,946' Up 1202.66 m Up 3,970' Down 1209.96 m Down

Verona, VA
Favorite Bald Ridge Trail is one long, weet singletrack descent from the intersection with Bridge Hollow.
Very Difficult

RockStar TRAIL Route

282.3 mi 454.3 km 29,125' Up 8877.4 m Up 29,507' Down 8993.64 m Down

Harriso…, VA
Favorite Follow the 'Wisps'. But be mindful...black bear make their home in these Virginia hills. Nearing the entrance to Pete's Cave and to the steps up through your hike-a-bike reservation. Beware the use of super wide bars. :)
Difficult

Longdale Furnace North Mountain Loop

11.8 mi 19.0 km 1,827' Up 556.95 m Up 1,819' Down 554.54 m Down

Clifton…, VA
Favorite Crushing rock moves on the Massanutten ridge.
Difficult

Elizabeth Furnace - Figure 8 of Hate

24.4 mi 39.2 km 2,975' Up 906.74 m Up 2,972' Down 905.87 m Down

Strasburg, VA
Favorite Per the description, if you can time your ride to reach the overlook before sunset, you'll be greeted with a fantastic photo op!
Intermediate/Difficult

Lookout Mountain from Stokesville

8.8 mi 14.2 km 1,398' Up 426.26 m Up 1,441' Down 439.36 m Down

Bridgew…, VA

Shenandoah Valley Biking

  • 2,099 Miles 3,378 Kilometers of Trail
  • 58 Recommended Routes
  • 63 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 182 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 145 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Shenandoah Valley - 332

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2.1 mi 3.4 km #1Tillman West
Intermediate
Bridgewater, VA
Intermediate
Bridgewater, VA 26 
5.4 mi 8.7 km #2Wolf Ridge (378)
Difficult
Dayton, VA
Difficult
Dayton, VA 18 
7.8 mi 12.6 km #3Timber Ridge Trail (431)
Difficult
Franklin, WV
Difficult
Franklin, WV 13 
1.1 mi 1.8 km #4Brew Thru
Intermediate/Difficult
Basye, VA
Intermediate/Difficult
Basye, VA 13 
2.3 mi 3.8 km #5High Knob Trail (1024)
Very Difficult
Franklin, WV
Very Difficult
Franklin, WV
1.1 mi 1.8 km #6Puzzler
Difficult
Massanutten, VA
Difficult
Massanutten, VA
12.0 mi 19.4 km #7Whetstone Ridge Trail #523
Difficult
Nellysford, VA
Difficult
Nellysford, VA
69.6 mi 112.0 km #8Massanutten Trail
Very Difficult
Strasburg, VA
Very Difficult
Strasburg, VA
7.4 mi 11.9 km #9Torry Ridge Trail
Difficult
Stuarts Draft, VA
Difficult
Stuarts Draft, VA 14 
0.7 mi 1.1 km #10Pickle Back
Difficult
Basye, VA
Difficult
Basye, VA

Photos of Shenandoah Valley - 366

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Tara enjoying Creamy
Oct 30, 2017 near Massanu…, VA
Bald Ridge Trail is one long, weet singletrack descent from the intersection with Bridge Hollow.
Dec 24, 2014 near Monterey, VA
Collin Vento rides 2000 Hours Trail (shot by Adventureseen).
Jul 8, 2015 near Massanu…, VA
an adventureseen.com video of Torry Ridge Trail
Dec 15, 2014 near Stuarts…, VA
A few creek crossing on a hot day are certainly welcome.  Stony Run trail.
Jun 5, 2013 near Clifton…, VA
The climb up (or descent down) Signal Knob is not for the faint of heart.
Mar 11, 2016 near Strasburg, VA
Per the description, if you can time your ride to reach the overlook before sunset, you'll be greeted with a fantastic photo op!
Nov 2, 2020 near Bridgew…, VA
Super-technical sweetness... for those with the skills to ride (not me)
Jun 5, 2019 near Mount J…, VA