Whiteoak Canyon Trail

Skyline Dr
Syria, VA 22743

Whiteoak Canyon is a popular hike in Shenandoah National Park. The Skyline Drive Trailhead for this hike is at mile 42.6 near Skyland. 

This hike can also be accessed from the park's boundary (driving directions below). Boundary parking is limited. Parking is not permitted along the road or on private property.

This trail boasts as series of six waterfalls, with the uppermost fall being the highest at 86 feet.

Safety Take plenty of water and wear sturdy shoes. Food, extra layers of clothing, and a flashlight are also recommended. Do not leave the trail or climb on wet rocks. Many people underestimate the amount of time and energy necessary to visit all 6 waterfalls and return to the correct parking lot. Allow enough time to complete your hike before dark. Consult the trail map carefully to be sure you return to your vehicle. There is no public transportation between the Skyline Drive trailhead and the boundary trailhead.

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