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Sky Meadows State Park

  • 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.

Hike Rating:

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:

Driving Directions:

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.

Pet Policy:
Dogs are welcome as long as they are on a 6 foot or shorter leash. Please remember to bring water for your dog.

Hike Leader:
The NVHC Hike Leader is Dane Luck.

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    Juliet, it is OK to meet us at Sky Meadows State Park.

    July 16, 2011

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    A former member

    I'd like to meet you at the park as I will stay in the area afterward. Is that possible? Thanks!

    July 16, 2011

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    Yes, people are still going. Ryan, I changed the settings on this event, so you should now be able to RSVP. Cheers!

    July 15, 2011

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    I'm still going

    July 15, 2011

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    Are people still going? I tried to RSVP and it wouldn't let me.

    July 15, 2011

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Mc Lean, VA

Founded May 9, 2011

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