Big Bend Picnic Area

Big Bend Picnic Area
Big Bend Picnic Area
Forest Service Road 206
Exit 52 of I-77
Wytheville, VA 24382
Region Blue Ridge Highlands
Locality Wythe
(8:00 AM-7:00 PM)
Phone: (276) 228-5551
Big Walker Lookout: (276) 228-4401
Big Bend Picnic Area

Seven picnic units with tables, grills and fireplaces and excellent views from atop Big Walker Mountain. The Picnic area is set amidst orchard grass and large boulders under a canopy of oaks. Big Bend is set amidst orchard grass under a canopy of oaks at an elevation of 4,000 feet. This site offers vistas of the ridge and valley terrain to the south. It is open all year and there is no fee. Exit 52 of I-77 and travel South or Exit 47 of I-77 and travel Rt 717 to US-52 and go North. For more information see Big Walker Scenic Byway, Monster Rock Hiking Trail, and Big Walker Lookout.

Last Updated: 2/16/2011 2:00 PM
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