Hiking Shenandoah, Nicholson Hollow/Corbin Cabin Cutoff

Hiking Shenandoah, Nicholson Hollow/Corbin Cabin Cutoff

“Or, How to tell you’re the Old Dude in the group!” Last Tuesday we hiked Nicholson Hollow Trail from Skyline Drive (mile marker 37.9) through Nicholson Hollow (1350 feet elevation loss) to the intersection of Corbin Cabin Cutoff. This hike is one that takes you down and back through layers of history with many relics of past residents. It’s a fairly steep descent following what starts out as a dry stream bed and soon becomes…

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Hiking Shenandoah National Park, Rose River Loop

Hiking Shenandoah National Park, Rose River Loop

Where We Live   Living in Sperryville, Va., just three miles outside Shenandoah National Park gives us access to some of the most beautiful places in the eastern United States. This small village is just amazing. Galleries, antiques, fine restaurants and artists and craftspeople all producing some of the best art, crafts and furniture you’ll see anywhere. There are two great bakeries, an espresso/wine bar and a coffee roaster that have spoiled me for life…

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Hershberger Ranch – Shenandoah National Park

Hershberger Ranch – Shenandoah National Park

Written by Tony Lavato   The air is getting chillier, hints of woodsmoke can be detected when the breeze is right. Is there a more nostalgia inducing smell than woodsmoke? One whiff and you’re back forty years around a campfire with those old friends you vowed to keep up with but never see anymore. (Call them!) Or snug in a cabin while snowflakes fly outside the window and the fire is warm and cozy. Here…

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Travel at Home – Hiking Shenandoah National Park

Travel at Home – Hiking Shenandoah National Park

Shenandoah, The Piedmont, The Blue Ridge; names that conjure visions of wilderness, log cabins and the old Frontier. All these are true but there is so much more to see and explore here. Walk a path into Shenandoah National Park and you hike into wilderness and history, natural wonders and relics of the past. The Park Shenandoah National Park (The Park) lies west of the Nation’s Capitol, about an hour and a half removed from…

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