SCOTHORN GAP TRAIL (FT #555) - LeeRD

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

The Scothorn Gap Trail follows old forest roads except for a portion around a pond.  The trail ascends to wildlife clearings, skirts a beaver pond, and heads north toward FT #409 – Gap Creek Trail.

Trail Open To:

Trail HikingBicycle RidingHorse Riding

At a Glance

Fees No fee
Open Season: Open Year Round
Closest Towns: Luray, 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

Directions:

From Luray, VA: Travel west on Highway 211, and turn right on FR 274 - Crisman Hollow Road. Continue for 4.5 miles and watch for Scothorn Gap Trail sign. Turn off the road and park near the trailhead.


General Notes:
  • Trail Length:  3.00 miles
  • Blazes:  Yellow
  • Trail Difficulty:  Moderate
  • Connecting Trails:  FT #409 – Gap Creek Trail
  • Elevation:  1960 - 2300 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

Hide detail HIDE

Day Hiking

General Info:

Directions

From Luray, VA: Travel west on Highway 211, and turn right on FR 274 - Crisman Hollow Road. Continue for 4.5 miles and watch for Scothorn Gap Trail sign. Turn off the road and park near the trailhead.


General Notes
  • Trail Length:  3.00 miles
  • Blazes:  Yellow
  • Trail Difficulty:  Moderate
  • Connecting Trails:  FT #409 – Gap Creek Trail
  • Elevation:  1960 - 2300 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.



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