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Luray in Page County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Appalachian Trail High Point

 
 
Appalachian Trail High Point Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2011
1. Appalachian Trail High Point Marker
Inscription.
This trail intersection is
highest point of the
Appalachian Trail in
Shenandoah National Park.
Elevation 3837

 
Location. 38° 35.909′ N, 78° 22.286′ W. Marker is in Luray, Virginia, in Page County. Marker can be reached from Skyline Drive (at milepost 41.7), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is located on the Stony Man Trail at the point where the AT joins the trail. The Stony Man trailhead is reached near the north entrance to the Skyland Resort. Marker is in this post office area: Luray VA 22835, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Visiblity-Endangered? (approx. one mile away); Construction of the Skyline Drive (approx. one mile away); Stony Man (approx. one mile away); Old Man in the Mountain (approx. one mile away); Civilian Conservation Camp (approx. 1.8 miles away); Civilian Conservation Corps (approx. 2.3 miles away); A Home Away From Home? (approx. 2.6 miles away); Old Rag (approx. 3.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Luray.
 
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Marker in Shenandoah Nat'l Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2011
2. Marker in Shenandoah Nat'l Park
Appalachian Trail High Point Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2011
3. Appalachian Trail High Point Marker
This photo was taken from further north on the Stony Man Trail. The back of the marker can be seen where the AT comes in on the left.
Appalachian Trail Looking North image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2011
4. Appalachian Trail Looking North
This photo was taken from the marker and shows the Appalachian Trail where it meets the Stony Man Trail.
Appalachian Trail Looking South image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2011
5. Appalachian Trail Looking South
This photo looks south on the trail after the AT joins the Stony Man Trail. Note the Blue and White blaze on the tree.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 405 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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