Shenandoah NP - John H Bowman Photos
Dead Tree - Path between Big Meadows & Dark Hollow Falls

Dead Tree - Path between Big Meadows & Dark Hollow Falls

Last day of Charleston trip drove middle section of Skyline Drive, Shenandoah National Park, after night in Harrisonburg; great day, despite heavy cloud cover at times, temp in lower 60s & breezy; hiked to Dark Hollow Falls from Big Meadows Visitor Center; falls on Hogbranch Creek, main tributary of Rose River; if leaving from DH Falls parking lot at MP 50.7, elevation 3,425 ft, RT hike is 1.4 mi with 440 ft elevation change; Big Meadows entrances at MP 51.2 (S) & 51.0 (N), elevation at S entrance 3,510 ft; dead trees against sky along DH Falls trail, near lower end of trail; map placement imprecise

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