9253 Hone Quarry Rd, Dayton, VA 22821 photos, nearby schools, location, home comparisons, tax history and nearby homes for sale on HomeFinder. Following signs for West 257, travel 11 miles. Regulations and property ownership may have changed since publication. Length: 5.1-mile loop Starting location: Hone Quarry Recreation Area.From Dayton, VA, head west on Rt 257. I didn't think this hike would be on your site! Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. Turn left on the wider yellow blazed Meadow Knob Trail. Overall a nice day to be outside. 9493 Hone Quarry Rd , Dayton, VA 22821-3336 is currently not for sale. there were some boy scouts camping near the reservoir. I did not see the campsite marked in the notes for the trail, or any other along this loop. This recreation area sits on Hone Quarry Run, which runs down through the Hone Quarry Reservoir and back behind the picnic area. Hone Quarry Ridge - Hone Quarry, Virginia Length Difficulty Streams Views Solitude Camping 5.0 mls Hiking Time: Elev. Shortly after entering George Washington National Forest, turn right onto FDR 62 into Hone Quarry Recreation Area. The descent from Pond Knob really tests the fit of your boots s it is steep and straight. There are also several views of the valley and the Hone Quarry Reservoir along the upper portion of the trail. As you near the ridge, the Cliff Trail will become more obscure, be vigilant to follow the yellow blazes. The Hone Quarry area is nestled in a quiet area of the GWNF just west of Harrisonburg VA. With two beautiful loop hikes, one up Oak Knob and Pond Knob with two overlooks, and the other on the opposite Hone Quarry Ridge also with a beautiful vista, makes this a great place to spend the weekend, and camp at the Hone Quarry Campground (vid). We’re talking about the kind of stuff that requires helmets and kneepads: rock climbing, mountain biking, and more. The 672 sq. The overlook areas were real nice but since it is less than a mile from parking, people will be there. 9363 Hone Quarry Rd , Dayton, VA 22821-3311 is currently not for sale. GPS: 38.46, -79.135 Upload Photos. The trail is rated as difficult and is primarily used for hiking, running, and backpacking. We hiked the loop this past Saturday starting from the Hone Quarry Picnic Area, which is actually where the trail begins. Trout/Bass – Hone Quarry Lake (VA) Share on facebook. My husband and I hiked this trail with the hope of finding and photographing some timber rattlers. Hone Quarry Campground USFS in Dayton is rated 0.0 of 10 at Campground Reviews. We couldn’t celebrate July 4th without some pool time and BBQ. Number of Sites 51. The addition of large open fields around the reservoir further diversifies the habitats to be explored. ft. single-family home is a 3 bed, 2.0 bath property. The campground offers 10 campsites, each having a … will take the kids on it a few times. View more property details, sales history and Zestimate data on Zillow. Starting location: Hone Quarry Recreation Area. This home was built in 1960 and last sold on 10/29/2004 for $364,000. Overall I was really not impressed, except that I did feel like I battled with the hills and their mighty armies of rock slides and steep elevation changes. Hone Quarry is a 5.5-acre lake located in the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests in Rockingham County. It is stocked with trout and channel catfish, but also provides bass, sunfish, and crappie fishing opportunities. View more property details, sales history and Zestimate data on Zillow. I was doing the hike on a 65 degree day in December, so it's not like it was foliage blocking the view. Highlights of the campground include a picturesque stream, a hike to a nearby 15-foot waterfall and an adjacent group picnic shelter that is non-fee and is available first-come first-served. Ft. single family home built in 1990. Hone Quarry is a National Forest in Dayton. ft. single-family home is a 2 bed, 1.0 bath property. Elevation 1,837 ft / 559 m. View Map. Starting location: Hone Quarry Recreation Area, parking lot on FDR 62. Hone Quarry, just west of Harrisonburg Virginia, is one of the least utilized trail systems in the George Washington National Forest. Elevation 1,837 ft / 559 m. View Map. It features camping, picnicking, hiking, and fishing. Hone Quarry Campground is located in Rockingham County, Virginia and is part of the Dry River Ranger District of the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests. To this loop I added the top of Oak Knob and a stroll down towards Mud Pond Gap to add some mileage. Length 15.4 mi Elevation gain 3,175 ft Route type Out & Back Hone Quarry is a popular camping and picnic area, but you probably won’t see many people on this hike. View more property details, sales history and Zestimate data on Zillow. View of Route, View all 11 archived reviews for the Oak Knob hike. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. Overview Q&A Reviews Amenities Overview of Hone Quarry. Hone Quarry ridge is an fun abandon jeep trail turned single track that has grown in and has some great vistas on a grassy surface. information. On a gorgeous Sunday, at the peak of fall, we saw only three people on the trail. I enjoyed the hike but probably not one of my top ones for the area. There are only ten sites at Hone Quarry. An easy secluded hike with a big payoff, the 25ft Hone Quarry Falls are the largest set of waterfalls in the Shenandoah Mountain area and a little know hidden gem. ft. single-family home is a 3 bed, 1.0 bath property. I did not see anyone on this trail other than on the road and at the lowest overlook on the Cliff Trail. name: Hone Quarry Waterfalls gps track – alltrails wikiloc type: in & out distance: 5.4 miles elevation change: 630 ft time: 2:11 hours (2:06 hours moving) location: North River Ranger District, George Washington National Forest, near Harrisonburg, VA (google map directions) The valley also has great camping at the Hone Quarry Campground (vid). This single-family home is located at 9363 Hone Quarry Rd, Dayton, VA. 9363 Hone Quarry Rd is in Dayton, VA and in ZIP code 22821. $5/night Access From Harrisonburg, Virginia: Take U.S. 42 South from Harrisonburg for approximately three miles to the intersection with State Route (S.R.) View more property details, sales history and Zestimate data on Zillow. Hidden Rocks offers amazing climbing and bouldering for intermediate level or well-guided beginners. did it in 3 h. and 15 minutes. The early overlooks are nice and some of the views through the budding trees on top were better. The first tends to be wet for most of the year, and is located on a steep, rocky hillside. From the campground turn right and walk 0.2 miles down paved Hone Quarry Rd/FR62 to the Cliff Trail/429 trailhead and parking area. The Pond Knob Trail was designed to be a mountain biking trail, and has no switchbacks. The Hone Quarry area is nestled in a quiet area of the GWNF just west of Harrisonburg VA. With two beautiful loop hikes, one up Oak Knob and Pond Knob with two overlooks, and the other on the opposite Hone Quarry Ridge also with a beautiful vista at the Abbie Point overlook. This property has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and approximately 2,577 sqft of floor space. Home Details for 9363 Hone Quarry Rd They are nestled in a thick stand of pines, and most are far enough apart to feel private. Following are several short hikes, each offering different attractions to enjoy. In that endeavor, we failed not a single snake encountered anywhere except for a juvenile northern water snake basking on a rock in the stream near the campgrounds. Hone Quarry Recreation Area is set amidst large hemlocks along a mountain stream. Description Hone Quarry Campground is the place for the serious adventuring. Gain: Parking: 3 hours with 1/2 hour for lunch 1,480 ft Park at the Hone Quarry Campground The Hone Quarry area is nestled in a quiet area of the GWNF just west of Harrisonburg VA… Nice hike! The sunfish and crappie have overpopulated Hone Quarry in recent years. ft. single-family home is a 2 bed, 1.0 bath property. Hone Quarry Ridge - Hone Quarry, Virginia Length Difficulty Streams Views Solitude Camping 5.0 mls Hiking Time: Elev. 257 at Dayton. Cliff Trail, Hone Quarry, VA This spectacular viewing point is on Cliff Trail, at Hone Quarry Recreation Area, in George Washington National Forest just outside of Harrisonburg. Hone Quarry 96 Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE It looked like there was a natural spring on the right side of the trail about 3/4 of the way up, but I couldn't be sure since the water is low this time of year. Ours was quiet and well equipped with a tent pad, a picnic table, a fire ring, and a handy swing-arm grill that adjusts to the height of your fire. View more property details, sales history and Zestimate data on Zillow. Hone Quarry Campground: George Washington and Jefferson National Forests. Overview Q&A Reviews Amenities Overview of Hone Quarry. Hone Quarry Road Dayton, VA 22821 540-265-5100. This home was built in 1942 and last sold on for. The only thing being the best views and rocks to hang out on are in the first 0.5 miles. Continue on Hone Quarry Rd/FR62 past the reservoir where it becomes paved, crosses Hone Quarry Run, then in 0.5 miles crosses the run again before arriving back at the campground. There are two parking areas, one just past Squire's Camp, about a tenth of a mile from the trail head, and another adjacent to the trail's end. GPS 38.27331, -79.06824 Hone Quarry Campground: George Washington and Jefferson National Forests. Verona, VA 24482 With two ledge falls and 25ft main set of falls there are several nice view points along the stream. The trail is primarily used for hiking. A few steep pitches make for … Turn right at the store and follow 257 to Hone Quarry. The 1,083 sq. At the summit of Pond Knob, turn left down the yellow blazed Pond Knob Trail as it descends very steeply for 1.5 miles where it ends at Hone Quarry Rd/FR 62. ft. single-family home is a 3 bed, 1.0 bath property. However, this circuit more than made up for that one omission! This hike gets max stars for solitude (saw no one at all! ran a bit when the mood struck us--we're going to peru this summer so we wanted to scope this out as a good training for inca trail. The Hone Quarry area is nestled in a quiet area of the GWNF just west of Harrisonburg VA. With two beautiful loop hikes, one up Oak Knob and Pond Knob with two overlooks, and the other on the opposite Hone Quarry Ridge also with a beautiful vista, makes this a great place to spend the weekend, and camp at the Hone Quarry Campground (vid). The rocky areas are a nice variation and you really have to be careful for loose rocks in several places. This home was built in 1942 and last sold on for. Good hard hike. Go ½ mile to the gravel parking area on your right. Shortly after entering George Washington National Forest, turn right onto FDR 62 into Hone Quarry Recreation Area. This property has a lot size of 6.83 acres and was built in 1960. The intersection with the Meadow Knob Trail is well marked. The presence of water combined with lush white pine and hemlock forest supports a variety of wildlife. The 2,577 sq. Hone Quarry Loop Trail is a 5.4 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Dayton, Virginia that features a waterfall. The 1,083 sq. We’re talking about the kind of stuff that requires helmets and kneepads: rock climbing, mountain biking, and more. Hone Quarry Reservoir is a reservoir located just 10.9 miles from Bridgewater, in Rockingham County, in the state of Virginia, United States, near Briery Branch, VA. Join us as we discuss the Virginia Fishing License options, fishing rules and fishing regulations. A beautiful day to be out, for sure, but this wasn't one of my favorite hikes. The walk along the road back to the campground was just a walk on a road with not much to see until you come to the dam. Hiking poles saved the day. Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries A good workout hike with views and varied terrain from rocky areas to straight up and down heart, leg and toe testers! Supporter Subscription Become a Campendium Supporter and … The trail is rocky and steep in places, but only about 1/2-mile long, and leads you to a picturesque rock ledge overlook. As others have said, trail markings are sparse, but the trail is easy to follow and the directions provided here are very good. There were some challenging parts, for sure. Turn left on gravel Hone Quarry Rd/FR62 and follow it 1.6 miles to the Hone Quarry Reservoir. For reference, I do a 5-10 mile hike several times a month. There is a brown trail marker at the Pond Knob trailhead with the trail number (428) that is pretty noticeable. 9493 Hone Quarry Rd , Dayton, VA 22821-3336 is currently not for sale. In 1998, walleye were stocked experimentally to increase predation on sunfish and crappie to help “thin out” these populations. It is your responsibility to know and obey all regulations and not trespass on private property. It features camping, picnicking, hiking, and fishing. I'm not sure I won the battle though. GPS: 38.46, -79.135 Upload Photos. We enjoyed starting early but it was very cold and windy all day (30 that morning at the campground). Hone Quarry Campground USFS in Dayton, Virginia: 0 reviews, 0 photos, & 0 tips from fellow RVers. Plenty of raptors and vultures were spotted through the Cliff Trail trees and there are a few areas with limited views along this portion of the loop. But, not the toughest hike, mostly because almost 2 miles of it are on Hone Quarry Rd, a flat and mostly paved road. The Cliff Trail will end at the Meadow Knob Trail just west of Oak Knob, 2.3 miles form the second overlook. Good luck! Take Route 257 west from Dayton and turn right on Forest Development Road (FDR) 62 to the recreation area. ), almost max stars for views, and almost max stars for difficulty. Following signs for West 257, travel 11 miles. I got a good workout in for sure. This home was built in 1942 and last sold on for. We found songbirds nesting, came upon two ruffed grouse hens with chicks, and even a large skunk (who was digging along the side of the trail - we waited that one out). Hone Quarry Waterfall is a 4.7 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Dayton, Virginia that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. I did the hike in the opposite direction as described here, mostly because I wanted to get the road hike part out of the way. Nothing too difficult, but be careful. The thick layer of leaves made for some slippery and tricky footing. Those rocks make this loop tougher than the elevation gain alone would indicate. Nearby trailheads lead to popular rock climbing areas. saw one young couple at the second overlook but other than that didn't see anyone till we hit the road. The 672 sq. Keep an eye out for Timber Rattlesnakes, especially as you cross the multiple rock slides that pass over the trail, as rocky areas are their favorite sunning spots. 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