Thing to Do

Fox Hollow Trail

A crumbling, historic rock wall under a canopy of green trees

Pets are not allowed on this hike. Discover the cultural history of Shenandoah National Park as you pass by historic rock walls, a cemetery, and periwinkles planted by former residents.

This hike is also a designated TRACK Trail, featuring a self-guided brochure and informational sign that turns your visit into a fun and exciting outdoors experience for kids of all ages. To find out more information about TRACK Trails and to log your adventure,visit the Kids in Parks website


Distance: 1.2-mile circuit hike
Difficulty: Easiest (explanation of our hiking difficulty scale)
Hiking Time: 45 minutes
Elevation Gain: 310 feet

Hike Description

  1. From the trailhead, located across the Skyline Drive from Dickey Ridge Visitor Center (mile 4.6), go left onto Dickey Ridge Trail,
  2. Turn right onto Fox Hollow Trail.
  3. Stay on Fox Hollow Trail—past rock piles and the Fox family cemetery—back to your starting point. 

The average hike duration does not take into consideration fitness, exploration, rest, contemplation, etc.


Pets are not allowed on this hike.

An entrance fee is required to get into Shenandoah National Park

The trailhead for this hike is located across Skyline Drive from Dickey Ridge Visitor Center.

Year Round
Accessibility Information

Although pets are not allowed on Fox Hollow Trail, service animals are welcome. This trail does not meet ADA accessibility guidelines.

Shenandoah National Park

Map of area around Dickey Ridge including notable roads and trails.

Download the trail map
Click the image to download the trail map. Print it out at home or save it to your phone to take with you on your hike.

Last updated: June 30, 2021