Mount Rogers National Recreation Area consists of three distinct regions. The west end includes the famous Virginia Creeper Trail, outstanding trout fishing in Whitetop Laurel, and picturesque Beartree Lake. The NRA's largest campground, Beartree, is a great family campground and close to all west end activities. Damascus, the friendliest town on the Appalachian Trail, is known as a trail hub for the four major trails that wind through: Virginia Creeper, Appalachian, Iron Mountain, and Daniel Boone Heritage.

 
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Review of Mount Rogers National Recreation Area

Active and Adventure Review of Mount Rogers National Recreation Area

Away Travel Editor: Alistair Wearmouth
Editor Rating 4.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
Camping,Day Hiking,Horseback Riding,Trekking and Backpacking
Editor Tips & Helpful Hints
  • Base yourself at Thomas Knob Shelter, the perfect base camp for exploring Grayson Highlands State Park and the Lewis Fork Wilderness Area. Highlights include the blooms at Rhododendron Gap each June, a half-mile-long side trail to the summit of Mount Rogers, and access to the Appalachian Trail.

Address:
3714 Hwy. 16
Marion, Virginia 24354-4097


Visitor Information


Telephone Number: 540-265-5100
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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