- 276-579-7092 (Park office)
- 800-933-7275 (Reservations)
Near Mount Rogers and Whitetop Mountain, Virginia’s two highest mountains, here you’ll enjoy scenic views of alpine-like peaks of more than 5,000 feet. Facilities include a visitor center, campgrounds and hiking trails leading to waterfalls and overlooks. Scenic horse trails and a horse camping area with stables and parking for trailers are available.
The park has long been a gateway to the state’s highest peak, Mount Rogers, as well as the Appalachian Trail and the Grayson Highlands. As the popularity of outdoor recreation has grown, so has the number of visitors to the highlands. As many as 6,000 overnight visitors and many day hikers visit the area a year. This increased usage has raised concern for protecting the fragile highlands by the Mount Rogers National Recreation Area (MRNRA), the Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) and Grayson Highlands State Park.
Weather at the park can be harsh, so those planning to access the backcountry trails from the park should be aware of the most up-to-date weather forecast for their visit. Limit group sizes to no more than 10 in the high country and wilderness areas.
From Interstate 81, take exit 45 in Marion, then Route 16 to Volney and west on U.S. 58.
- Family Friendly
- Pet Friendly
- LGBT Friendly
Last Updated: 02/23/2021
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