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Grayson Highlands State Park

829 Grayson Highland Ln, Mouth of Wilson, VA 24363-3581
+1 276-579-7092
Review Highlights
Leave the park on the AT to see the ponies - and where to park

Wear great walking shoes, bring water and snacks (in a backpack to keep them away from the ponies... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Richmond, Virginia
Favorite state park

Been to this park several times and always love it! Always clean, always friendly, always... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nashville, Tennessee
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“wild ponies” (79 reviews)
“massie gap” (17 reviews)
829 Grayson Highland Ln, Mouth of Wilson, VA 24363-3581
+1 276-579-7092

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Wear great walking shoes, bring water and snacks (in a backpack to keep them away from the ponies) and wear sunscreen. Park at Massie Gap - it is not on your map as parking - it is just West of the Overnight Backpacker’s Lot that...More

Thank jphelps11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been to this park several times and always love it! Always clean, always friendly, always beautiful. One of my favorite state parks to visit.

Thank LifeArtPhoto
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Perhaps my favorite day hiking ever. So many varied trails to choose from. We hiked 4 different trails for a total of 10 miles and spent 6 hours at the park. The views all along the way were awe inspiring. Our favorite was the Twin...More

Thank jerryspencer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We camped there in August 2016 to get away from the hot weather. It is 20 degrees cooler than Winston-Salem. The campground is wonderful. The ponies are beautiful!

Thank Flex52
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Went here on a day trip from Stone Mountain, NC and will be coming back to camp. Great place to hike, nice hills, nothing to difficult to hike, and of course the wildlife! Can't wait to go back.

Thank Hmcneil6
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We have been to Grayson Highlands on numerous occasions and, regardless of time of year or weather, have had a wonderful time. It has great trails, camping facilities, helpful staff, and beautiful views.It has great picnic areas and is horse friendly. The wild ponies are...More

Thank Sally L
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Love the trails, views, and altitude at Grayson Highlands. Truly one of our favorite parks to hike and camp Compared to those in VA, NC, & GA. We tent camp often and the trails here are awesome!

Thank Kimberly A
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Amazing Views, Horse Stables, Camping Sites - just a wonderful place for a family visit! Towns near by with great places to eat if you wish.

Thank Merissa S
Reviewed 23 February 2017

I hiked this trail up to Mt. Rogers and overnighted @ Thomas Knob Shelter. Very scenic and I got up close with the wild ponies. There is a fee for backpacking so be aware ($12.00)

Thank Richard A
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

A great day hike and a beautiful view all the way up. Fantastic view although several people on the trail.

Thank Tia Y
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Bobby D
How far is Rhododendron Gap from the parking lot?
5 May 2017|
Response from HikingNomad | Reviewed this property |
I recall that it was between 2 and 3 miles (one way). Beautiful hike!
Beverly H
Tent camping from out of state in a campground that's unfamiliar.. any advice? Are the sites user friendly ,, even if we arrive late and in the dark?
14 April 2017|
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Response from VaStateParks | Property representative |
Call the park and talk to someone - folks have such a different idea of what makes a good site - so you can tell them exactly what you are looking for and they can help you find a site that will work best. The site specific... More
What is the highest elevation at this park?
26 August 2016|
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Response from JaniceNashville_TN | Reviewed this property |
4,502 acres. Various elevation: Entrance - 3,698 feet; Visitor Center - 4,953 feet; Little Pinnacle - 5,089 feet.