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Unknown sanctuary in Staunton

Betsy Bell and Mary Gray are the names of the two small mountains within the Staunton city limits... read more

Reviewed January 7, 2016
Fishersville, Virginia
Don't think this is a typical wilderness area.

It's a big hill in the middle of Staunton that seems to have held development at bay. Interesting... read more

Reviewed November 19, 2015
George T
Staunton, Virginia
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525 Betsy Bell Rd, Staunton, VA 24401-4933
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Reviewed January 15, 2019

this is a very cool parked at most locals here in Staunton don't even realize that we have. Go there a couple times a year just for a little peace and quiet while I eat my lunch check out the beautiful views would highly recommend...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank david y
Reviewed September 1, 2018

The road was in awful shape and lots of washed out part of the road. Not to mention it's a one lane road. If you were to meet another vehicle there was no room for passing. Very Dangerous. Lots of poison Ivy all grown up.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank sherryfitzgerald
Reviewed May 31, 2016

I found this park through geocaching....and since there were a few geocaches in the park we figured there would be some hiking trails so we decided to head there for a quick hike. There were no signs or warnings so at the entrance to the...More

Date of experience: May 2016
8  Thank Mfclingan
Reviewed May 18, 2016

this pretty park is easy to access on foot or by car. Picnicking is available or just take in the panoramic views.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank margot l
Reviewed January 7, 2016

Betsy Bell and Mary Gray are the names of the two small mountains within the Staunton city limits. You can drive to the top of Betsy Bell where there is are overlooks and picnic tables. There is also a hiking/mountain biking trail circuit. Mary Gray...More

Date of experience: December 2015
4  Thank P2262VDalanw
Reviewed November 19, 2015

It's a big hill in the middle of Staunton that seems to have held development at bay. Interesting for that reason, but if you think you're going to a "real" wilderness area, you might be disappointed.

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank George T
Reviewed August 9, 2015

A short walk or drive up a narrow one lane gravel to a small overlook of Staunton from a very small deck. There is a hiking trail of sorts, and usually frequented by underage drinkers unfortunately.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank vincelewis1
Reviewed June 3, 2015

Betsy Bell and Mary Gray are the names of the twin mountains just as you enter Staunton by I-81 and I-64. These peaks were a gift to the City of Staunton, as long as City Council visited the small park at the top of Betsy...More

Date of experience: March 2015
4  Thank Sondra S
Reviewed May 26, 2015

This is a tiny hike of about a mile rounds trip. Not a lot of scenery going up, but the view from the top is pretty, even if it overlooks the Staunton Walmart and I-81. Great for little kids, but not too little since it's...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Sean S
Reviewed March 25, 2015

Great for all birders! Steep hike for strong ones. Let us protect more land! Quiet space . Awesome space at top.

Date of experience: January 2015
1  Thank 657stephenp
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April 9, 2016|
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