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TRAIL IMPACTS DUE TO OVERLOOK REHABILITATION
Pinnacles Overlook/Hannah Run Trailhead (mile 35)
Access to the upper end of Hannah Run Trail via Pinnacles Overlook will be closed to the public during overlook reconstruction during the spring and summer of 2014.
POCOSIN HOLLOW AREA (8-25-11)
The recommended access to Pocosin area trails is via Skyline Drive from the parking area at mile 59.5.
Did You Know?
Benton McKaye, the “father of the Appalachian Trail,” was also instrumental in passage of the Wilderness Act. Shenandoah National Park carries on Benton McKaye’s legacy with 101 miles of the Appalachian Trail and almost 80,000 acres of designated wilderness. More...