Hanging Rock Day Use Area


Hanging Rock Picnic Area is named for the large rock outcrop formed millions of years ago from seismic activity along the Hunters Valley fault. Fossils are visible in the large boulders strewn across Little Stony Creek.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Reservations: No reservations required
Open Season: May 15 to September 15
Closest Towns: Dungannon, VA
Water: No drinking water available
Restroom: Vault toilets
Operated By: Clinch Ranger District: (276) 679-8370
Information Center: Site will accommodate 50 people

General Information


From Kingsport, TN: Follow US 23 North to Norton, VA. Take the Alternate 58 East exit and travel to Coeburn, VA. Take the second Coeburn exit and make a right onto 72 South. Follow this road for 8.3 miles to destination on right.

From Abingdon, VA: Follow US 58 West/19 North to Hansonville, VA. Turn left onto US 58 West Alternate and drive to Coeburn VA. Take the second Coeburn exit and make a left onto 72 South. Follow for 8.3 miles to destination on the right.

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