Hidden Valley Recreation Area


Area Status: Open

With vast fields of wildflowers that attract countless butterflies, birds, and other wildlife, the Hidden Valley Recreation Area is appropriately named due to its secluded and hidden feeling. Drawing visitors for hundreds of years, the valley is a historic location with an antebellum era mansion. Stocked with trout, the Jackson River flows through the valley, and movie buffs will recognize the area as the setting for the movie Somersby.

At a Glance

Fees: $15 per campsite per night.   Hidden Valley Bed and Breakfast Reservations.
Open Season: March 17 - Dec 6
Closest Towns: Hot Springs, VA
Water: Drinking water available
Restroom: Vault toilets
Operated By: James River and Warm Springs Ranger Districts: 540-839-2521
Information Center: For more information contact: James River and Warm Springs Ranger District 422 Forestry Road Hot Springs, VA 24445 540-839-2521 Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 - 12:00 and 12:30 - 4:30

General Information

Directions: From the Intersection of State Route 39 and US 220: Follow SR 39 west for about 3.25 miles to SR 621. Turn right on SR 621 and follow it about 1 mile to the intersection with Forest Road 241, Hidden Valley Road. Turn left on FR 241 and follow it about 1.5 miles to Hidden Valley Campground on the left, and another 0.5 miles to trailhead and fishing parking

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Mountain Biking

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Campground Camping

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No. of Sites 31

River and Stream Fishing

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Fishing Regulations and Permits.

Day Hiking

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Viewing Wildlife

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Interpretive Areas

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Picnicking

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No. of Sites Picnicking sites available
Reservation Info No Reservations Required

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
38.099167

  Longitude : 
-79.821945