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Grayson Highlands State Park

829 Grayson Highland Lane, Mouth of Wilson, VA 24363
276 579 7092
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: State Parks
Activities: Hiking
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English first
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74 reviews 74 reviews
21 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

This is serenity at its finest. It's so quiet there you could hear a pin drop. Make sure you wear your walking shoes! We hiked up to the huge rocks to get a great view. As soon as we walked through the gate we were greeted by the wild ponies! They are so friendly. It does cost a little to... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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84 reviews 84 reviews
82 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I spent a few hours hiking in the park with my young son and we had a lot of fun. To help keep my son engaged and entertained during our hike, I found an interesting iPhone app called "Git Your Goat." It lets you create a lot of goats along the trail and when you reach the spot with a... More

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Rockville, Maryland
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Beautiful views if it is not raining....great hike from the access point along wonderful trails to the summit (4 miles one way).

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Dobson, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

It is always cold the staff is friendly everything is clean. Lots of trails and activities on the park. It is remote so carry everything you need. Love the campground the visitors are very friendly. Bouldering is first class. The Virginia Creeper starts right next door. 17 miles downhill to Damascus 34 all the way to Abingdon need to be... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I Rv'd here with my kids (teen and young), my parents, and friends. It was a great experience. The amenities were clean and easily accessible, the views were amazing and there were activities provided at the visitor center for the children. We well definitely be going back.

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Greenville, SC
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This is a terrific state park -- we had a great time during our camping stay. The campground facilities were very good -- very friendly staff and hosts -- and a good mix of tent sites and RV sites. We stayed at a tent site with two small children, and really enjoyed our experience. They offer fun activities for children... More

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Christiansburg, Virginia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
19 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Our family recently visited Grayson Highlands State Park and its one of our favorites. We stayed in the park and the staff were fantastic. Our host came around often to check on us and offer firewood and ice. Each night we took the kids to a presentation by one of the rangers - both the bat and salamander presentations were... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I love this park. First time hiking it, went to see the ponies, lots of colts at this time of year, went to top of mount Wilson, had a picnic lunch, it was amazing views of the mountain ranges. Would love to come back and camp. It is really worth the trip, take the kids. You will not regret it.

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Cary, North Carolina
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

My family and I had a great time in the park. We hiked the rhododendron trail to the top of Wilburn Ridge. The views are amazing. It's a nice trail, even my 70 year old parents were able to hike it. We saw a herd of wild ponies and their foals. We didn't feed the ponies but some of them... More

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Wilmington, North Carolina
19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We hiked to the pinnacles , behind the ranger station and although the name is intimidating, the hike is relatively easy. (We hiked with a little one in a backpack, a 4 year old and a 68 yr. old and all ages in between.) Views are wonderful, trails are by and large, not too steep. Be on the lookout for... More

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