Fox Creek Horse Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

For horseback riders, this campground offers in unparalleled access to the most scenic trail riding in our region. Ride from your campsite and be within the Mount Rogers High Country for a spectacular day of riding that is arguably the best in the eastern U.S. Showers, water, and septic dump station are available at nearby Grindstone Campground for an additional fee.

At a Glance

Reservations: Sites are first-come, first-served.
Fees $5 per vehicle per night.
Permit Info: Coggins Test Requirements governing horses in the state of Virginia.
Open Season: April 1 - November 27
Restrictions: No alcoholic beverages. 
Closest Towns: Chilhowie, VA
Water: No drinking water available
Restroom: Portable toilets
Operated By: Mount Rogers National Recreation Area: 800-628-7202
Information Center: Operating this campground would not be possible without help from volunteers. Find out about opportunities to volunteer at

General Information

Directions: From I-81: Take exit 45 at Marion, VA. Then take St. Route 16 South for 17 miles to Troutdale, VA. Turn right onto VA 603 (Laurel Valley Road) and follow it for approximately 4 miles to the campground on the right.

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