Cave Springs Recreation Area

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

Cave Springs Recreation Area is situated within the picturesque farming community of Olinger Gap. Highlights of this recreation area include a small spring-fed pond, access to Stone Mountain Trail and Wilderness, and a short hike to an overlook of the Olinger Gap Community.  The campground here has 37 campsites including 9 sites with electric hookups. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: This site is closed for the season and will reopen in late May.
Fees $12 per camp site per night. $5 electric hookups. $3 per vehicle day use area fee.
Open Season: May 23 - Last Sunday in September
Closest Towns: Big Stone Gap, VA
Water: Drinking water available
Restroom: Bath houses have hot showers and flush toilets
Operated By: Clinch Ranger District: (276) 679-8370
Information Center: Cave Springs Recreation Area:  276-546-4297 For more information contact: Clinch Ranger District 1700 Park Avenue SW, Norton, VA 24273. 276-679-8370 Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 - 12:00 and 12:30 - 4:30 Current weather conditions for Pound, VA: www.weather.gov Operating this campground would not be possible without help from volunteers. Find out about opportunities to volunteer at www.volunteer.gov.

General Information

Directions:

From Kingsport, TN: Follow US23 North to Big Stone Gap, VA then follow Alternate 58 West for 2.5 miles to State SR 621. Make a right onto SR 621 and follow 6.1 miles to the Cave Springs entrance road on right.

From Abingdon, VA: Follow US 58/US 19 West to Hansonville, VA. Turn left onto US 58 Alternate to Big Stone Gap. At Big Stone Gap, remain on US 58 Alt. for 2.5 miles. Turn right onto SR 621 and go 6.1 miles to the Cave Springs entrance road on right.


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