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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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Backpacking trip to My Rogers

This park is an awesome place. Wild Ponies were all over the place, loved seeing them. It is a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
lem08
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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Gorgeous spot, wild ponies

We camped here before the Blue Ridge Relay this month, and had a great time. Check-in was smooth... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ckassotis
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Durham, North Carolina
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“wild ponies” (88 reviews)
“great hikes” (6 reviews)
LOCATION
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 via mobile

This park is an awesome place. Wild Ponies were all over the place, loved seeing them. It is a great place to backpack or just take a day trip.

Thank lem08
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We camped here before the Blue Ridge Relay this month, and had a great time. Check-in was smooth, and the camp grounds were really nice. Clean bathrooms with running water nearby, and wild ponies that wandered the park and greeted campers in the morning as...More

Thank ckassotis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have attended the wild pony auction for the last two years and have really enjoyed watching the action. I encourage you to plan to attend just once. The area hiking is great, too!

Thank JCCF2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited GH State Park for a wedding and was amazed at how beautiful this property is. The grounds are very well kept and it is so peaceful. My only complaint would be how far the walk is from where the wedding took place. A few...More

Thank sclappfan
Reviewed 11 September 2017

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 7 September 2017 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 29 August 2017 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 27 August 2017

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 20 August 2017 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
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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
30 June 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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