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Hogback Mountain Hike

June 9, 2018
Girls on the Appalachian Trail

June is a good month to see mountain laurel in Shenandoah National Park so we went out to Hogback Mountain yesterday. After parking near the 21 mile post on Skyline Drive, we hiked on the Appalachian Trail north to a view point. Here are four pictures: columbine, our girls on the trail, the viewpoint, and…

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The Limberlost Trail

July 6, 2013
Gretchen with a Hiking Stick

We’ve driven right past the Limberlost Trail many times over the years. When we visited Shenandoah National Park, we always had bigger trails in mind than this little 1.3 mile loop right off Skyline Drive. Now that we have a one-year-old and a three-year-old, however, it seemed like the perfect time to hike this popular…

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Mountain Laurel in Bloom

June 19, 2013
Pretty in Pink

One of the main reasons we went to Hogback Mountain last weekend was to see the mountain laurel. From a previous year, I remember walking through some impressive blooms south of the mountain top. This year I think we were a bit early, but there were still some nice blooms already so I took some…

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Mountain Laurel Closeups

July 17, 2011
Mountain Laurel Closeups

Here are some closeup pictures of mountain laurel in bloom from our Hogback Mountain hike in June.

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Mountain Laurel Along the Appalachian Trail

July 15, 2011
Mountain Laurel Along the Appalachian Trail

Here are some pictures of blooming mountain laurel on our June hike up Hogback Mountain in Shenandoah National Park along the Appalachian Trail.

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Mountain Laurel

February 19, 2008
Mountain Laurel

Last Saturday, my wife and I went for a hike in Shenandoah National Park along Lands Run Gap Road. The mountain laurel added some nice color to the winter scene.

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