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Grayson Highlands State Park

#1 of 2 things to do in Mouth of Wilson Features Animals
829 Grayson Highland Ln, Mouth of Wilson, VA 24363-3581
+1 276-579-7092
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Great hiking trails.

Visited during to see colors on trees. Cabin Creek Trail was our favorite. About 2 miles with... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2016
Thad O
love our annual trip

Even though we only live @ a little more than an hour a way, we typically make our annual trip the... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2016
DPE53virginia
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“wild ponies” (83 reviews)
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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 11 October 2016

Visited during to see colors on trees. Cabin Creek Trail was our favorite. About 2 miles with several waterfalls along trail. Not too strenuous. Good Views of Tennessee, Virginia and NC from Pinnacle Trails. Wild ponies on Rhododendron Trail - only about 1/2 mile and...More

1  Thank Thad O
VaStateParks, Guest Relations Manager at Grayson Highlands State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2016

Fall color was a little later than usual this year so I am glad you were able to catch it. Took a while to cool off. I am glad you enjoyed your visit to Grayson Highlands and appreciate you took the time to write a...More

Reviewed 1 October 2016

Even though we only live @ a little more than an hour a way, we typically make our annual trip the last full weekend of September for the fall festival. This year was year 25 for us. We love Grayson Highlands as much as we...More

1  Thank DPE53virginia
Reviewed 30 September 2016

I have attended the annual Fall Festival/pony sale at Grayson Highlands for the past 2 years. We are horse trail riders. We bring our horses, ride the trails, camp in the horse campground, and enjoy all the activities. The park is easy to locate on...More

1  Thank Donna M
VaStateParks, Guest Relations Manager at Grayson Highlands State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2016

I am so glad you enjoy Grayson Highlands State Park. You have left potential readers some great tips here. Thank you. We hope to see you back again soon.

Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped here last weekend after spending a couple of days in Abingdon, VA. This was our second trip here and we were really looking forward to seeing the ponies. You enter the park on a somewhat long entrance road. Then the view opens up...More

2  Thank Angel B
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We visited Grayson Highlands State Park for the first time this weekend. It was a spur of the moment day trip from the NC foothills that was well worth our time. Admission to the park is $4.00 per car during the week and $5.00 per...More

2  Thank nicole s
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We camped here for the first time and fell in love with this park. Overall, this park is absolutely gorgeous and clean. The rv sites are spacious and provide you with a sense of privacy. The host families were very welcoming and accommodating. The bathhouse...More

2  Thank Dwight W
Reviewed 20 September 2016

My wife and I spent a weekend camping at Grayson Highlands State Park. The campground was clean and quite. Site 28 is fairly flat if your TT is 30' or less. We went on 2 day hikes. Both were excellent. We both highly recommend Grayson...More

1  Thank Flex52
Reviewed 12 September 2016

This park was recommended to me so I could climb Mount Roger. It is one of my friend's favorite camping spots. I was traveling the Blue Ridge Parkway (BRP) and went about an hour out of my way to stay at this park for the...More

2  Thank Wildflower01945
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

This is a repeat review because I forgot to add my pictures to my previous review. . My words alone cannot adequately convey how gorgeous the views are and how the wild ponies add to the beauty of this landscape. My family and I have...More

2  Thank AnnetteMarie332
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Awesome park! I loved seeing all the wild ponies. The park was very well kept and has a lot of camping sites. I really enjoyed the views and it was so peaceful. I am already planning to go back!!

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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
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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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