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. The Hanging Rock Picnic Area also serves as the eastern trailhead for the Little Stony National Recreation Trail.
At a Glance
|Current Conditions:||This site is closed for the season and is planned to reopen April 1.|
|Operational Hours:||6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.|
|Reservations:||No reservations required|
|Open Season:||Early-April - late-October|
|Closest Towns:||Dungannon, VA|
|Water:||No drinking water available|
|Operated By:||Clinch Ranger District: (276) 679-8370|
|Information Center:||Site will accommodate 50 people|
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.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
River and Stream FishingRecreation areas with activity River and Stream Fishing:
Day HikingRecreation areas with activity Day Hiking:
PicnickingRecreation areas with activity Picnicking:
|No. of Sites||Picnicking sites available|
|Reservation Info||No Reservations Required|
Group PicnickingRecreation areas with activity Group Picnicking:
|No. of Sites||Group picnicking sites available|