Cave Springs Recreation Area


Area Status: 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 recreation site is temporarily closed for the 2022 recreation season.
Fees: $12 per camp site per night. $5 electric hookups. $3 per vehicle day use area fee.
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.


Recreation Map

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Activities

Campground Camping

Recreation areas with activity Campground Camping:
No. of Sites 37

RV Camping

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Dump Stations Yes

Day Hiking

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Picnicking

Recreation areas with activity Picnicking:
No. of Sites Picnicking sites available
Reservation Info No Reservations Required

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
36.799446

  Longitude : 
-82.92555