Past Meetup

Whiteoak Canyon

Hosted by Northern Virginia Hiking Club (NVHC)

Public group


Centreville Park & Ride Lot

14700 Lee Highway · Centreville, VA

How to find us

Corner of Lee Hwy and Stone Rd.

Location image of event venue


A Level Hike - Shenandoah National Park

***We will meetup at Centreville Park and Ride to form carpools and then drive to the trail-head. Please arrive a few minutes before 8AM***

Experience Whiteoak Canyon in its winter magnificence on this strenuous 10 mile circuit hike on the premier, scenic trail in the SNP. We will climb Whiteoak Canyon Trail, walk through the Limberlost, cross over Crescent Rock Trail, and return down Cedar Run Trail. Expect to see spectacular water falls, wide ranging vistas, and magnificent scenery. Elevation gain is 3000'.

Hike Leader: Gene Vivalda[masked] (H)

Carpool Fee: $11 Park Entry Fee: $5/person


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)