Collins Cove Group Horse Campground

Area Status: Open

This primitive campground with easy access to the Virginia Highlands Horse Trail consists of two large grassy fields with wooden picnic tables, fire rings, and hitching rails.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: This campground will close for the season on November 26, 2023.
Fees: $5 per vehicle per night.
Permit Info: Horse owners need to have a current negative Coggins test certificate for any horse that they take to a public place for recreational use in Virginia.
Open Season: early-April - late-November
Closest Towns: Wytheville, VA
Water: No drinking water available
Restroom: Vault toilets
Operated By: Mount Rogers National Recreation Area: 800-628-7202

General Information


Bridge Outage on 619 please use new directions below.

Collins Cove Horse Campground is located at 330 Collins Cove Road, Ivanhoe, VA approximately 18 miles south of Wytheville.   From I-81: Take exit 70 or 73 at Wytheville, Virginia onto US 11 (Main Street). On the west end of Main Street US 11 turns off and Main Street becomes US 21 south. Follow US 21 south for approximately 11.5 miles to VA 619 (Saint Peters Road) at Speedwell. Turn east on VA 619 and go 7.7 miles. Turn right onto VA 642 (Pope Road), then go 0.8 mile to VA 643 (Cole Branch Road). Go 0.4 mile on this dirt and gravel road to the entrance on the left.

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Horse Camping

No. of Sites 10
Sleeping Shelter No

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