Hiking

If hiking is on your agenda, Stone Gables Bed & Breakfast is close to several trails and parks to include our favorites of Raven's Rock and Bears Den, Snickers Gap, as well as the Appalachian Trail.  Here are some links below: 

Ravens Rock:  Raven Rocks via the Appalachian Trail is a 8.9 kilometer (5.8 miles) moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Bluemont, Virginia that features a river and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.  
https://www.hikingupward.com/OVH/RavenRocks/

Buzzard Hill: This hike is the the sister hike of Ravens Rock. Starting at Bears Den it heads south on The Appalachian Trail for 4.5 miles to the top of Buzzard Hill. Although the length is only 9.0 miles the vertical ascents over the ridge spurs add up to over 3000 feet of vertical gain by the time you get back. https://www.hikingupward.com/OVH/BuzzardHill/  

Bears Den: Bears Den shares the same parking area as Ravens Rock. A shorter and easier hike at 1.8 miles. https://www.hikingupward.com/OVH/BearsDenOverlook/

Appalachian Trail Head Access Point: Snickers Gap - Bluemont, VA | 39.1156159 ,-77.8467352

Hikes in Harpers Ferry, WV: https://www.nps.gov/hafe/planyourvisit/hikes.htm

Red Rock Wilderness Park:  Red Rock Wilderness Overlook Regional Park is a 2.7 kilometer (1.7 miles) moderately trafficked loop trail located near Leesburg that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and trail running and is accessible year-round.

Ball's Bluff Orange Trail Loop:  Ball’s Bluff Orange Train Loop is a 3.4 kilometer  (2.3 miles)  loop trail located near Leesburg that features a great forest setting. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily used for hiking, walking, and trail running.

Morven Park Trail:  Morven Park is a 3.5 kilometer  (2.2 miles)  lightly trafficked loop trail located near Leesburg. The trail is good for all skill levels and primarily used for walking. 

Goose Creek Trail:  Goose Creek Trail is a 4.7 kilometer (2.9 miles) lightly trafficked loop trail located near Leesburg that features a river. The trail is good for all skill levels and primarily used for hiking, walking, trail running, and nature trips. 

These are just a few of the many trails in the area. Give us an idea of difficulty and mileage and we can give you some options just for you! Do you want to visit a winery afterwards? We can pair up a winery in the area of the hike you choose!