Mount Rogers

Climb the highest mountains in Virginia. Coast on a bike along a rushing stream to the music of birdsong. Rapel down an awesome rock cliff. Ride your horse along scenic trails and stay in campgrounds especially for equestrian visitors.


The Mount Rogers area of Southwest Virginia is full of spectacular views, wilderness, wildlife and opportunities for all kinds of outdoor recreation.


The centerpiece of the region is the Mount Rogers National Recreation area, 200,000 acres of park land, trails, campgrounds, wilderness areas and more.


Mount Rogers NRA is flanked by two Virginia state parks, Grayson Highlands and Hungry Mother. The Appalachian Trail runs through the region, and the Virginia Creeper Trail does too.


Whatever your sport or interest, here’s where you can find opportunities in the Mount Rogers region of Southwest Virginia!

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