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Hike 1: Bears Den Rocks


Follow this short nature hike (0.3 mi, 300' ascent) to admire the spectacular view at Bears Den Rocks, a massive quartzite formation. This circuit is appropriate for all skill levels. Parking is available at Bears Den Hostel at 18393 Blueridge Mountain Road, Bluemont, VA 20135. Gate open 8am-9pm. For more information, visit The yellow highlight is used to illustrate the recommended route. Starting from the hostel, turn right down the driveway. Turn right onto the Nature Trail. Turn left onto Blue Trail to Rocks. Follow signs for AT to/from stunning view at Rocks. Head right on the Blue Trail to return to the hostel. Through volunteer efforts, education and advocacy, the Potomac Appalachian Trail Club (PATC) maintains and protects a section of the Appalachian Trail, in addition to the Tuscarora and other nearby trails and trail lands, in the Mid-Atlantic region for the enjoyment of present and future hikers. Visit to learn more about our mission and find volunteer opportunities. PATC expressly disclaims responsibility for the condition or location of trails, features, or facilities shown on this map, or for occurrences on them, at any time whatsoever. Reasonable efforts have been made to ensure the accuracy of this map, but users are requested to report map corrections and trail information to This map was originally published as part of a printed guidebook, comprised of 70 numbered hikes, crafted for the 2015 ATC Biennial Conference.

Price: $ 0.99 USD

Vendor: Potomac Appalachian Trail Club, Inc.

Category: Parks & Forests

Activities: Hiking, Camping

Published: 2015-July

Language: English

Size: 12.0 MB

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