If you are any kind of a hiker, on this outing you can not only enjoy the verdant woods of the Shenandoah, but also see four out of the six  waterfalls and cascades in four hours or so.  My son-in-law and I did not have time to take the 8.2 mile circuit, listed as very strenuous.  We did hike the Whiteoak Canyon Trail down to the upper and lower falls then came back the same way.  A ranger estimated it to have been about six miles round trip. 

Here are a few pictures to tantalize and draw you into this excursion.




                                        Mike couldn't resist taking a dip in the icy water.


                         ". . . The glory of the Lord fills the whole earth."  Numbers 14:21

Some other Shenandoah day hikes

               ► Here is the most popular hike in the Mid-Atlantic region:  Old Rag,

 Dark Hollow Falls is one of the most popular hikes in the Shenandoah.
                    It is just over a mile to the falls and back.
 The 3 mile Lewis Falls Trail is just across from Dark Hollow.  A great hike.

                          The Shenandoah National Park official website: www.nps.gov/shen/ 
  Hiking Half Done, Yosemite Valley
2007, Elton D. Hannaman
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