Whether you’re interested in horseback riding, hiking the great Appalachian Trial, climbing up to Mt. Rogers’ or Whitetop’s peak, mountain biking the Virginia Creeper Trial, or swimming at near by fresh water mountain spring lakes and ponds, the Mt. Rogers Recreation Area has it all for outdoor lovers and adventure seekers. We are conveniently located to access all these great things and more! Shuttle services are available to local attractions. If you have any special activity requests or would like more details, please Contact Us.
We offer a special bike rental rate through Creeper Trail Bike for non-profit organizations and other groups.
Read about hiking to Mt. Rogers as a great day adventure here.
Laurel Creek offers some of the best fly fishing in the state!
Local Events of 2018
Maple Festival – Whitetop Mountain – March 17th
Naturalists Rally, Mt. Rogers – 2nd weekend of May
Appalachian Trail Days Festival, Damascus, VA – 3rd weekend of May
Whitetop Mt. Ramp Festival – May 20th
Grayson County Fiddlers Convention – Last full weekend of June
Wayne C. Henderson Festival, Grayson Highlands State Park – 3rd Saturday of June
Christmas in July, West Jefferson, NC – Week of the 4th of July
Virginia Highlands Festival – 1st two weeks of August
Grayson Highlands Fall Festival – Last weekend of September
Mountain Foliage Festival – 2nd Saturday of October
Whitetop Mt. Molasses Festival – October 14th
Whitetop Mountain: At an elevation of 5,518 feet, it has the highest automobile accessible road in Virginia and offers visitors a panoramic view of the Appalachian mountains in neighboring North Carolina and Tennessee.
Mt. Rogers: Numerous hiking trails and access to the famous Appalachian Trail, Mt. Rogers is one of the highest mountains in the Eastern United States.