Bearfence Mountain, Shenandoah National Park

4.9
#3 of 10 in Nature in Shenandoah National Park
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  • This "rock scramble" was so much fun! You have to be in good physical shape to do this hike. Apparently there is another path that is easier but I did not see it. The views from this route were amazin...  more »
  • It's not that long and does have a "rock scramble" so it does take some agility, and I think the toughest part was that we tried this on a humid 90 degree day. Great reward at the top with spectacular...  more »
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  • This was a fun hike! Not too difficult other than a little rock scrambling. People are probably right in saying it's not great if you have a fear of heights. I do have a fear of heights, but I was pretty much okay until right at the top... And I tripped, which then got me shaky. The rock scramble isn't like on the side of a cliff looking down at a huge drop though, so in my opinion, it's not as scary as some rock scrambles can be. But at the top you do have that amazing high up view, and it's definitely not flat up there, so that's something to keep in mind if you have a fear of heights or are going with kids. I thought it was a really nice, relatively short hike though! I'd definitely recommend it.
  • Great views. One of my favorites. Some rock scramble. Be careful if you take kids.
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