Text Box: Text Box: JONES RUN / DOYLES RIVER FALLS
5 MILE LOOP
Text Box: The trail begins at the back of the Jones Run parking area, crosses the Appalachian Trail, and descends through a hollow following the stream. There are many waterfalls and pools. At the bottom of the hollow, the trail intersects Doyles River. Bear left, and climb along the river to the falls. These are the highest falls in the park, second highest in Virginia. Continue up to the Browns Gap Fire Road and turn left on it. The fire road ascends and crosses the Skyline Drive to a parking area. The Appalachian Trail Picks up on the left before crossing the Drive. Follow the AT for one mile (nice and flat) back to the Jones Run parking area.
Text Box: Driving Directions From Staunton
Take Interstate 64E to Exit 99 at the top of the mountain. Bear right onto Rt. 250 East and follow signs to the Skyline Drive. There is a fee of 15 dollars per car to enter the park. Go north on the Skyline Drive for approx. 21 miles, to the Jones Run Parking Area, at milepost 84 on the right. The trail begins at the back of the parking lot