Jul 17, 2011 · 8:00 AM
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A 7 mile hike in Sky Meadows State Park, climbing to the AT, along the Old Trail and lunch overlooking Paris (Virginia). Total elevation gain is about 1000 feet.
This hike is RATED LEVEL C. Hike rating is based on both the linear distance and elevation change with 400 feet of climbing considered equivalent to 1 mile linear distance. The ratings are:
A=Difficult (greater than 13 miles)
B=Moderately Difficult (10-13 miles)
C=Moderate (7-10 miles)
D=Easy (less than 7 miles)
Sky Meadows State Park Website:
Centreville Commuter Lot at 14700 Lee Hwy, Centreville, VA. We will meet in the parking lot, and then we will carpool to Sky Meadows State Park, which is located at 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane, VA 20144. How to get to Centreville Commuter Lot: Take Route 29/I-66 near Stone Rd. Drivers in either direction take I-66 to Exit 52; then go south on Route 29; go about one half mile and turn right into the park-and-ride.
Non-members of NVHC will be asked to pay a guest hike fee of just $2 cash. Carpool fee $4. Park Entry Fee $4.
Dogs are welcome as long as they are on a 6 foot or shorter leash. Please remember to bring water for your dog.
The NVHC Hike Leader is Dane Luck.