Destinations

Swift Run Gap/Big Meadows Ride

Street: Skyline Dr.
City: Elkton
State: Virginia
Zip Code: 22827
Phone Number: 540-999-3500

Open 24 hours, 7 days a week
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Road bike; 30 miles; strenuous

Park at the Swift Run Gap entrance to the Shenandoah National Park. This 30 mile round trip ride starts off with a long 5 mile climb sure to warm up your legs quickly.  The remainder of the route is rolling, 1 mile hills to Big Meadows (MM 51.2).  Your hard work at the beginning of the trip is rewarded on the return with those last 5 miles being a treat to your weary legs.  For those flatlanders who are a bit intimidated by the start, park at Baldface Mountain Overlook (MM 61) to begin your ride instead.  

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