• Visitors bask in a golden sunset at Dickey Ridge Visitor Center in Shenandoah National Park

    Shenandoah

    National Park Virginia

Water Sources & Conditions

The springs are listed in order, from north (US 522) to south (Calf Mt. Hut) along the Appalachian Trail.
Updated: October 31, 2013

Mile Along AT

Spring Location

Comments

Tom Floyd Wayside

No Report

5.3

Indian Run Maintenance Building Area Shallow pool

14.3

Hogwallow Flats

No Report

14.3

Gravel Springs Hut Shallow pool; ~12 qts/min

19.4

Range View Cabin No Report

20.7

Elkwallow Gap (below picnic area)

Piped

24.3 Beahms Gap Shallow pool

26.4

Pass Mountain Hut

Piped, shallow pool; ~12 qts/min

34.7

Byrds Nest #3

Piped; 15 qts/min

44.3

Hawksbill Gap Piped; 15 qts/min

45.6

Rock Spring Hut

Shallow pool

57.1

Bearfence Mountain Hut

Shallow pool

59.8

Pocosin Cabin

Piped, shallow pool

63.1

South River Maintenance Building

Small shallow pool

69.5

Hightop Hut

Piped; 15 qts/min

77.7

Pinefield Hut

Shallow stream; ~15-20 qts/min

81.4

Ivy Creek Maintenance Building

4 qts/min

85.7

Doyles River Trail near cabin

4 qts/min

90.9

Blackrock Hut

Piped; ~15 qts/min

97 Jarman Gap

Unknown

103.9

Calf Mountain Hut

Unknown


Skyline Drive mile

Water Source Location

Water Availability

4.8

Dickey Ridge VC/Picnic area

frost free hydrant (year round)

22.1

Piney River Maintenance Office

frost free hydrant (year round)

24

Elkwallow Picnic Area

frost free hydrant (year round)

31.6

Thornton Gap Entrance Station

frost free hydrant (year round)

31.6

Panorama

year round (comfort station)

36.7

Pinnacles Picnic area

frost free hydrant (year round)

42

Skyland area

frost free hydrant (stables/housing area) (year round)

51

Big Meadows area (2)

frost free hydrant (Maintenance area/year round) (BVC comfort station/year round)

57.8

Lewis Mtn. CG and Picnic area

seasonal

62.8

South River Picnic area

seasonal

65.4

Swift Run Entrance Station

frost free hydrant (year round)

73.1

Simmons Gap area (2)

frost free hydrant (trail cache and Maintenance area/year round)

80

Loft Mtn CG and Wayside area

seasonal

83.6

Dundo CG

frost free hydrant (year round)





Did You Know?

The adelgid is visible as tiny white cottony spots on the underside of the hemlock’s branches.

The most harmful exotic plants, animals and diseases in Shenandoah National Park include: chestnut blight, Dutch elm disease, dogwood anthracnose, gypsy moths, hemlock woolly adelgids, kudzu, mile-a-minute vine, Oriental bittersweet, and garlic mustard. More...