MASSANUTTEN STORYBOOK TRAIL (FT #642) - LeeRD

  

Stroll along this 0.5 mile interpretive trail that leads to a spectacular view overlooking the Blue Ridge Mountains and Shenandoah Valley. Learn from the interpretive signs of how the Massanutten Mountains were formed. This is the perfect outdoor retreat to reconnect with Mother Nature as you utilize our story-telling rock rings for reading a book, writing in a journal, sharing tales with friends, or just taking a moment to listen to the sounds of nature.  Handicapped accessible.

Trail Open To:

Trail Hiking

At a Glance

Fees No fee
Open Season: Open Year Round
Closest Towns: New Market, VA - PAGE COUNTY
Water: No drinking water available. All water taken from natural sources should be purified before use.
Restroom: None
Operated By: Lee Ranger District: (540) 984 - 4101
Information Center: Trail is located on National Geographic/Trails Illustrated Map #792.  It is recommended that all trail users carry a reliable map at all times.  Maps may be purchased at some local District Ranger Stations, at outdoor retail locations or by visiting the National Geographic’s Trails Illustrated website.

General Information

Accessibility:

Accessible.


Directions:

From I-81: Take exit 264 and continue east on Highway 211 into New Market. Turn left onto Highway 11 at second traffic light. Go north to the next traffic light and turn east (still Highway 211). Turn left at approximately 3 miles onto FR 274 (Crisman Hollow Road). Storybook Trail is approximately 1.5 miles from Highway 211.


General Notes:
  • Trail Length:  0.30 miles
  • Blazes:  None
  • Trail Difficulty:  Easy
  • Connecting Trails:  None
  • Elevation:  2000 - 2080 feet
  • Trail Access Points (Approximate LAT/LONG):
  • Trail Etiquette:  Trail etiquette for multiple use trails calls for horses to have the right-of-way.  Hikers should yield to horses.  Bicyclists should yield to horses and hikers.  Horse riders are responsible for the control of their horse at all times.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities


Hiking

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Day Hiking

General Info:

Accessibility

Accessible.


Directions

From I-81: Take exit 264 and continue east on Highway 211 into New Market. Turn left onto Highway 11 at second traffic light. Go north to the next traffic light and turn east (still Highway 211). Turn left at approximately 3 miles onto FR 274 (Crisman Hollow Road). Storybook Trail is approximately 1.5 miles from Highway 211.


General Notes
  • Trail Length:  0.30 miles
  • Blazes:  None
  • Trail Difficulty:  Easy
  • Connecting Trails:  None
  • Elevation:  2000 - 2080 feet
  • Trail Access Points (Approximate LAT/LONG):
  • Trail Etiquette:  Trail etiquette for multiple use trails calls for horses to have the right-of-way.  Hikers should yield to horses.  Bicyclists should yield to horses and hikers.  Horse riders are responsible for the control of their horse at all times.

Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Area/Length : 
0.30 miles

  Latitude : 
38.6535

  Longitude : 
-78.6032

  Elevation : 
2000 - 2080 feet