Mount Rogers National Recreation Area


Mount Rogers National Recreation Area

The Mount Rogers National Recreation Area offers unique recreation opportunities in a 5,000ft high area with large rock formations, mountain balds, and spruce-fir forests. Within Mount Rogers, there are four wilderness areas, 400 miles of trail, eleven campgrounds, three rental cabins, and beautiful scenic roads, such as the Mount Rogers Scenic Byway and road to Whitetop Mountain. Mt. Rogers is home to 60 miles of Appalachian Trail and 18 miles of the Virginia Creeper Trail. Motorcyclists and cyclists can enjoy the beautiful Iron Mountain Trail, and horseback-riders can enjoy the Virginia Highlands Horse Trail, one of the marque saddle trails in the region. In addition, visitors to Mount Rogers have the opportunity to go hunting, trout fishing, bird watching, sight-seeing, swimming, cross country skiing, and nature-viewing of animals such as wild ponies.  

 

At a Glance

Closest Towns: The closest towns to the district are Abingdon, Chilhowie, and Marion, Virginia.
Information Center: The Mount Rogers National Recreation Area office is located at 3714 Highway 16; Marion, VA 24354
Toll Free:  1-800-628-7202
Local:  276-783-5196 

General Information

Directions:

Use the maps below to help plan your trip.

Mt. Rogers National Recreation Area Map of roads, trails, and boundaries


General Notes:

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Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Sand Play

Areas for Sand Play at Mount Rogers National Recreation Area

Campground Camping

Areas for Campground Camping at Mount Rogers National Recreation Area

RV Camping

Areas for RV Camping at Mount Rogers National Recreation Area

Group Camping

Areas for Group Camping at Mount Rogers National Recreation Area

Cabin Rentals

Areas for Cabin Rentals at Mount Rogers National Recreation Area

Target Shooting

Areas for Target Shooting at Mount Rogers National Recreation Area

Visitor Centers

Areas for Visitor Centers at Mount Rogers National Recreation Area

Boating - Non-Motorized

Areas for Boating - Non-Motorized at Mount Rogers National Recreation Area

Swimming

Areas for Swimming at Mount Rogers National Recreation Area

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
36.8360

  Longitude : 
-81.5145