Section 20: Massanutten West 

  Maurertown, VA to Elizabeth Furnace,  13.5 miles.

PATC Map G, Guide to the South Half of the Tuscarora Trail

Max Elevation: 2080 ft.  Min Elevation: 570 ft.

Highlights:  

Access:  Trail can be accessed from both the southern and northern termini of section 20:

Shenandoah County Park (38.933,-78.456)

Elizabeth Furnace: (38.928, -78.330)

Additional trail connections in the George Washington National Forest include: Massanutten Trail, Meneka Peaks Trail,Sidewinder Trail, Bear Wallow Spur Trail.

Advisory:  Avoid water from Toms Brook and Shenandoah River. Exercise caution in the George Washington National Forest during hunting season. Section Update

Camping:  Elizabeth Furnace Campground, PATC Glass House (by reservation only).

Links: PATC cabin rentalsGeorge Washington National Forest

North Fork Shenandoah River
View above Veach Gap

Section 21: Massanutten East

Elizabeth Furnace to U.S. Route 340, 15 miles

PATC Map G Guide to the South Half of the Tuscarora Trail

Max Elevation:  2155 ft.  Min Elevation: 540 ft.

Highlights:  Veach Gap overlook

Access:  Trail can be accessed from both the southern and northern termini of section 21:

Elizabeth Furnace (38.928, -78.330)

Bentonville, VA:  Very limited shoulder parking in vicinity of US Route 340 and VA Route 628-Rocky Hollow Road (38.820,-78.336).

Additional road access:

VA Route 613-Indian Hollow Road at Bentonville Landing (38.841,-78.330)

Additional trail connections in the George Washington National Forest include: Sherman Gap Trail, Buzzard Rock Trail, Veach Gap Trail, Massanutten Trail.

Advisory: Exercise caution in the George Washington National Forest during hunting season. Section Update

Camping: Elizabeth Furnace Campground, Little Crease Shelter (38.870, -78.359)

LinksGeorge Washington National Forest

Section 22:  Mathews Arm

 U.S. Route 340 to Appalachian Trail, 7.6 miles.

PATC Map G and 9, Guide to the South Half of the Tuscarora Trail

Max Elevation: 3440 ft.  Min Elevation: 660 ft

Highlights:  Overall Run Falls, Overall Run gorge overlook.

Access: Trail can be accessed from the southern terminus of section 22:

Bentonville, VA:  Very limited shoulder parking in vicinity of US Route 340 and VA Route 628-Rocky Hollow Road (38.820,-78.336).

No direct access to northern terminus, but can be approached from:

Skyline Drive MP 21.1 (38.761,-78.282), 0.4 mi SB on AT to junction with southern terminus of the Tuscarora Trail.

Additional trail connections in Shenandoah National Park include: Thompson Hollow Trail, Overall Run Trail, Mathews Arm Trail.

Advisory:  Skyline Drive may be closed during winter, check with the Park Service for current conditions.

Camping:  Mathews Arm (SNP)

Links: Shenandoah National Park

View of Page Valley and Massanutten
**CAUTION, maps and section descriptions are for informational purposes only and not intended for use with backcountry navigation, please consult relevant PATC maps and guidebooks.