Fenwick Mines Recreation Area

Trailhead for Wetlands Trail
Trailhead for Wetlands Trail
State Route 685
New Castle, VA 24127
Region Shenandoah Valley
Locality Craig
Phone: (540) 552-4641
Website www.fs.fed.us/r8/gwj/easterndivide/recreation/day_use_areas/fenwick-mines.shtml

Formerly an iron mining site in the 19th Century, the Fenwick Mines Recreation Area holds importance both as a historic area and as a wildlife observation area. The Fenwick Mines Recreational Area is a nice spot to have a picnic and to walk one of the areas unique hiking trails. The trails are wheelchair accessible and allow hikers to view a variety of wildlife. The site has a large picnic shelter, grills, toilets, and a fishing pond.

Last Updated: 7/22/2013 9:29 AM
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