Wolf Gap Recreation Area

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

Wolf Gap Recreation Area was once the site of a 1930’s African American Civilian Conservation Corps Camp. This recreation area has many hiking opportunities nearby. From here begin your hike to the popular Big Schloss Overlook with scenic views of Virginia and West Virginia mountains. Stay at one of our charming campsites and enjoy falling asleep to the peaceful symphony of nearby crickets.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: This location is temporarily shut down. Access to Big Schloss Trail remains open. Limited parking is available. Local managers are committed to the health and safety of recreational visitors and our staff. We are following the guidelines from our department and the CDC regarding COVID-19, closely monitoring the situation and responding to current conditions.
Fees No Fee
Open Season: Open year round - undefined
Restrictions: Alcoholic beverages prohibited. 
Closest Towns: Woodstock, VA
Water: Water is currently unavailable
Restroom: Vault toilets
Operated By: Lee Ranger District: 540-984-4101

General Information

Directions: From I-81: Take exit 279. Turn west on SR 675. Drive 3.5 miles to STOP sign at VA 42. Turn right, and take next left to continue on SR 675. Drive 3.1 miles to a fork in the road. Stay right, on SR 675, and drive another 3.4 miles to the top of the mountain. The entrance is on your right.

Recreation Map

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Activities


Bicycling

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Camping & Cabins

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Hiking

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Nature Viewing

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Picnicking

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