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Hike: Jewell Hollow Overlook to Nicholson Hollow, SNP, VA

This hike begins at the beautiful Jewell Hollow Overlook, which is reminiscent of views from the Alps, and ends at the best swimming hole in Shenandoah Park.

Time & Location

Aug 10, 2024, 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM EDT

Luray, Luray, VA 22835, USA

About the Event

$36 plus park fee or pass. Long hike: 11 1⁄2 mi., 1000 ft. elevation gain. Moderate hike: 7 7⁄2 mi., 500 ft. elevation gain.

All hikers start at Jewell Hollow Overlook and take the AT south. Moderate hikers will head east when they reach the connector trail for Nicholson Hollow. They will cross the drive and continue on Nicholson Hollow Trail to the swimming hole and the bus at Nethers. Long hikers will continue on AT to the Passamaquoddy Trail and go around Stony Man via a horse trail to get back to the AT. They will then head north to the Nicholson Hollow turn off and follow the path of the moderate hikers to the swimming hole and the bus.

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