The Lion's Tale

Length: 0.50 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Dogs - On leash
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Wildlife Observation
Agency: USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Location: Rural, Lee Ranger District- George Washington National Forest.
State(s): Virginia
Latitude: 38.728
: -78.5333

Located on Lee Ranger District- George Washington National Forest. Take I-81 exit 264 at New Market. Travel East on SR 211 for about 3 miles to top of Massanutten Mountain. Turn left on FDR 274 and travel 9 miles to trailhead which is on your left.


This easy 0.5 mile trail takes you through forest, meadow and along Passage Creek. The guide - a lop-eared mountain lion shares secrets about the forest allowing you to explore using senses other than sight. Trail includes accessible wading area.

Additional Details

Width: 72 inches.
Primary Surface: Not Available
Secondary Surface: None
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail Management:
Don Sawyer
Land Use Assistant
George Washington National Forest
109 Molineu Rd.
Edinburg , VA 22824
(540) 984-4101



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