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Grayson Highlands State Park

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Address: 829 Grayson Highland Lane, Mouth of Wilson, VA 24363
Phone Number: 276 579 7092
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This park was beautiful. I visited this park on a Saturday in April. It wasn't crowded. The weather was gorgeous. We hiked into the park and within about 5 minutes saw many... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Jessica D
Newburyport, Massachusetts

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Newburyport, Massachusetts
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This park was beautiful. I visited this park on a Saturday in April. It wasn't crowded. The weather was gorgeous. We hiked into the park and within about 5 minutes saw many ponies grazing in the field. This was such a cool experience! If you are someone who likes to take pictures, make sure to bring your camera!

Thank Jessica D
San Diego, California
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69 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best views of the local mountains you can have....pretty easy hiking for all ages and you get to see the wild pony population at the top...they are cute and friendly!

Thank M G
Austin, Texas
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90 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

$5 well spent! We spent a magnificent sunny fall day at the park and enjoyed the trails immensely. As long as no one questions too intently, we can tell stories about our trek on the AT. HA! Definitely a place we could come back to and explore the many other trail options.

Thank Cynoman
Oak Ridge, Tennessee
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 3 nights in the campground. We had a site reserved. When we got there it seemed small and very steep. Next time we will just reserve a site and then choose after we get there.At the time, the toilets were not to be used due to a water shortage. There were porta potties just outside the bath house.... More 

1 Thank Margot S
Garner, North Carolina
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39 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

There are tons of great hiking trails and the drive alone is worth the trip. Make sure you go to the top and see the view from the Pinnacles trail.

2 Thank 2kidsin2w
Waxhaw, North Carolina
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

We go every year. This year cost $5 per car. Go early and take a lunch. Spend all day. After all the rain and wind the previous weeks left the fall foliage just OK. But the hikes are phenomenal including the treat of seeing the wild horses on the mountain. The apples on the old homestead from what looked like... More 

1 Thank Luvtovisit
South Bend
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26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

We were here the first week of October and it was perfect. The weather was perfect and the fall colors were starting to peak. What a gorgeous park! We hiked all over the park and out into the national recreation area to do parts of the Appalachian Trail. We got to see the wild highland ponies and the longhorn steer.... More 

1 Thank Susan L
Clayton, North Carolina, United States
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

My family and another family went to Grayson Highlands and did the Rhododendron trail which meets up with the AT. It was a full day of hiking, but we brought food for lunch and plenty of water. The other family brought their golden retriever and she did great on the hike as well. We will return again in the spring!

1 Thank ASC525
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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142 reviews
111 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 517 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

The views here are amazing, especially in the fall. This is one of the highest parts on VA. If you like hiking, backpacking, climbing, or anything else involving the outdoors, then I suggest you stay here. Marion, VA is an hour away if you would rather stay in a hotel overnight. There were not any facilities open during Columbus day... More 

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Rock Hill SC
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

Grayson Highlands, is one of the most beautiful places around this part of the country. Outstanding views, Spruce pines, wild ponies, and the AT runs through here also. The backpacking is grand !

Thank BigjimRockHillSC

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