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Grayson Highlands State Park

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829 Grayson Highland Ln, Mouth of Wilson, VA 24363-3581
+1 276-579-7092
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My girlfriend is more experienced than I at hiking, but we did some moderate trails and a little... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TheGuruNC
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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We hiked the park along the Appalachian trail and saw some wild ponies it was a fairly easy hike... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
gregsalter2
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New Bern, North Carolina
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829 Grayson Highland Ln, Mouth of Wilson, VA 24363-3581
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+1 276-579-7092

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My girlfriend is more experienced than I at hiking, but we did some moderate trails and a little portion of the Appalachian Trail. FANTASTIC views all around, and the wild ponies were in abundance just about everywhere we went. Being out-of-state, we were happy to...More

1  Thank TheGuruNC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We hiked the park along the Appalachian trail and saw some wild ponies it was a fairly easy hike and the views were beautiful

Thank gregsalter2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were visiting family near by and chose to hike the Rhododendron trail when we came to the park. The scenery is gorgeous and the park very well maintained. There are many trails of different skill levels and an area for kids to play. The...More

1  Thank Melanie K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a beautiful day for a short hike at Grayson Highlands. Just a caution the roads leading in to the State Park are rural roads (i.e. narrow, winding, dirt roads). Our main reason for going was to see the wild ponies and we were not...More

Thank Patricia T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I would highly recommend this hike. It is a little strenuous but there are hills and level spots. I could drag my 44 year old fat butt up there. I would NOT recommend strollers for small children. We passed a couple starting up the trail...More

Thank Angela W
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

My son and I camped for two nights at the Highlands. On the first night, a large cow came and actually ate some of the hot coals from from our fire! Of course, this turned into a long night of hearing this large, horned cow...More

2  Thank Joey G
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We loved the few hours we spend in Grayson Highlands State Park. The entry area and roads within the park are meticulously maintained, making for gorgeous natural scenery. The approach to the Park is on a variety of winding country roads - real treats to...More

Thank TheMeadowsTravel
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

This park has beautiful views and many trails to hike. The scenery is stunning and worth the climb to the top

Thank Angela S
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Hiked Massie Gap to Mt Rogers Summit then to elk gardens. Hiking massie gap approach is the way to go. More ponies better views and both are about 4 miles 1 way. Awesome state park!!!

Thank Jerrodborder
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

A beautiful park with wonderful trails and great views. Saw the ponies so that was great but the best part was seeing a bear close up but not dangerous. Great experience. I'm not a hiker but was able to negotiate the trails without a problem....More

Thank CarpeDiem45
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flyingsails
7 July 2017|
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Response from Richard A | Reviewed this property |
I was backpacking so I did not use the campground. But from previous experience in other campgrounds there are tent sites with electrical. These are nice if you want to hang lights or charge phones etc. I have run a small... More
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stella20151954
1 July 2017|
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Response from LifeArtPhoto | Reviewed this property |
Yes, We were there recently this spring and we brought our dog with on the Rhododendron Trail and the Appalachian Trail. As far as I could tell, dogs were allowed on all trails, but keep in mind some are strenuous for pets... More
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Bobby D
4 May 2017|
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Response from HikingNomad | Reviewed this property |
I recall that it was between 2 and 3 miles (one way). Beautiful hike!
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