AT: Beagle Gap to Calf Mountain Shelter

Highlights: Meadows, views, wildlife, birdwatching, wildflowers, AT shelter Distance: 4.9 miles out and back Elevation change: 821 feet Difficulty level: Moderate Trailhead Parking: Beagle Gap parking area, Skyline Drive mile 99.5, park fee required Website: Hiking Upward Beer Pairings: Dr. Ho’s Humble Pie—Skipping Rock Kolsch & Blue Mountain Full Nelson The Hike: This hike follows […]

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Sky Meadows Loop

Highlights: views, meadows, historic area, Appalachian Trail Distance: 7.3 mile loop Elevation change: 1,254 Difficulty level: Moderate/Strenuous Trailhead Parking: Visitor center parking area on state route 710, entrance fee required Website: Sky Meadows State Park Beer Pairings: Old Bust Head Brewing—Graffiti House IPA & Bust Head English-style Ale The Hike: Sky Meadows State Park has

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