Hawksbill Gap Trail - Shenandoah National Park

#7 of 140 trails in Shenandoah National Park

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Hawksbill Gap Trail - Shenandoah National Park is a 2.8 mile loop trail located near Syria, Virginia that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible from April until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

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Jim Buchanan (56)

1 Completed1 Reviews

Nice trail with good/hard climb at the beginning when doing the loop clockwise. Great views at top.

Guinevere Norman (115)

13 Completed1 Reviews

Dwight Stephenson (38)

1 Completed1 Reviews

Great trail with a destination. I'd definitely recommend going up via the loop per the sign at the trailhead. Amazing views up there.

Will Patterson (94)

23 Completed3 Reviews


Will Patterson (94)

23 Completed3 Reviews

Sam S. (37)

Challenging ascent in the beginning, but so worth it when you reach the peak. After spending some time at the top, we went down the salamander trail. We were surprised to stop a few smaller overlooks. This trail is truly beautiful from start to finish!

Brian Hallen (1325)

23 Completed13 Reviews

Great hike

David Baker (327)

12 Completed7 Reviews

This is a nice hike. We hiked the loop which offered a nice variety of scenes. The views of Page Valley are very good.

Robert Aberegg (1130)

64 Completed23 Reviews

I parked in the Northernmost parking area (small lot) and enjoyed the continuous ascent to the top. It was nice to have the trail to myself. The views from the top were great. I rather love the rugged, rocky mountaintops.

Mitch Forsburg (70)

1 Completed1 Reviews

good easy trail, did it in 2 hours. A few spots where you could camp at. nice overlook towards the end/start depending which way you go.