Byrd's Nest No. 3 - Shenandoah National Park
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme
N 38° 38.067 W 078° 19.426
17S E 732946 N 4279610
Quick Description: One of 4 shelters in Shenandoah NP named for the late Senator Harry Byrd.
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 6/24/2008 6:07:52 PM
Waymark Code: WM41QX
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member gleek
Views: 51

Long Description:
This day-use shelter is located on the Appalachian Trail between the Pinnacle and the Meadow Spring Trail.

No open air fires are permitted, but there are 2 outdoor grills (although one is almost overgrown and obviously not been used in recent times) and a fireplace.

There is a water fountain, but even though a trail marker notes the fountain is drained in freezing weather, it was inoperable on a summer day. There is a spring less than a ½ mile away.

One picnic table is on site.

Type of shelter: hut

Stay overnight: No

Sleeps How Many: 8

Reservation required: No

Cost: Free

Available Year Round: Yes

Enclosed: Open

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