Rich in history, this 1,864-acre park has scenic views, woodlands and the rolling pastures of a historic farm that captures the colonial through post-Civil War life of Mount Bleak House. Nature and history programs are offered year-round. Hiking, picnicking, fishing and primitive hike-in camping for families and groups are favorite activities in this peaceful getaway on the eastern side of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The park has 9.5 miles of bridle trails, 19 miles of hiking trails, 8 miles of bike trials and Appalachian Trail access.
This park offers year-round primitive hike-in tent camping. Reservations are required. The park has no no cabins or drive-to campsites. Those wishing to camp here will need to hike 1 mile from the overnight parking area. Bicycles can be used to get to the campground.