Hawksbill Loop via Appalachian Trail
6 reviews Shenandoah National Park #42 hike out of 152 in
1 hrs 17 min
This is a moderate loop trail in Shenandoah National Park.
Hawksbill Loop Hike
2.9-mile circuit 2-hours hiking time Moderate 860-foot elevation gain From the north end of the Hawksbill Gap parking area at mile 45.5, take the short connector trail to the Appalachian Trail (A.T.). At the trail post, turn left onto the A.T. south. Continue on the A.T. south to the trail post indicating the Salamander Trail. Go left onto the blue-blazed Salamander Trail and follow it to the summit. Be sure to take the short trail past the shelter to the viewing platform. To return to the parking area be sure to take the blue-blazed Lower (NOT the Upper) Hawksbill Trail