Mt. Rogers National Recreation Area

Mount Rogers Summit
Mount Rogers National Recreation Area High Country
USDA Forest Service, 3714 Highway 16
Marion, VA 24354
Region Blue Ridge Highlands
Locality Smyth
Headquarters Office: (276) 783-5196
Phone2: (800) 628-7202
Fax: (276) 783-5504
USDA Forest Service

A 191,000-acre mountain recreation wonderland within the George Washington & Jefferson National Forests. The area offers: hundreds of miles of hiking including a hike to the highest peak in Virginia, Mount Rogers at 5,729 feet, self-auto tours, including Whitetop Mountain with the highest road in Virginia; 7 campgrounds; 4 horse camps; 3 cabins and biking, horse back riding and cross-country ski trails; two lakes and 50 miles of streams; historic sites; wildlife viewing, and hunting.

The headquarters visitor center has information on recreation opportunities.

Campgrounds include: Beartree, Grindstone, Hurricane, Raccoon Branch, Stony Fork, Comers Rock & Raven Cliff.

Cabins include: Blue Springs Gap Cabin, Stony Fork Cabin, and Sunrise Cabin.

Horse Camps include: Fox Creek, Hussy Mountain, Collins Cove, and Old Virginia Group Horse Camp.

Reservations can be made for some campgrounds, all cabins, and Old Virginia by calling Reserve America at 877-444-6777 or online at

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Last Updated: 1/10/2014 10:17 AM
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