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Grayson Highlands State Park External Link

Grayson Highlands State Park is home to two major attractions, Mt. Rogers, the highest peak in Virginia, and the Wild Ponies, a small herd of beautiful ponies that roam freely in the park.  In addition to the gorgeous views, there's numerous hiking and horseback riding trails, picnicking and camping areas, and a visitor's center/museum. Plan your next vacation in the highlands today!

New River Trail State Park External Link

Amy Boucher

New River Trail State Park begins in Galax, Virginia and gently winds it's way through Fries, ending in Pulaski County. The park is a great location to take the entire family biking. Visit the site to plan your next outing!

Mt. Rogers National Recreation Area External Link

Scottie Prichard

In the Mount Rogers National Recreation Area you will find: Mount Rogers, at 5,792 feet, the highest mountain in Virginia, the Virginia Creeper Trail, a popular biking, hiking, and horse riding trail, and the Appalachian Trail. Come and discover the scenic beauty of Grayson County!

Top Trails

With over 30,000 acres of Public Lands, the challenge is deciding which trail to pick. Use this resource to find a trail system for a day trip or a weekend excursion in Grayson County.

Virginia Creeper Trail External Link

The Virginia Creeper Trail highlights the beauty of western Grayson County. Dense forests, bog meadows, a pristine trout stream and southwestern Virginia culture.

Matthews State Forrest External Link

Rosemary Cornett

The Matthews State Forest is open during daylight hours for hiking, biking, wildlife watching, horseback riding and hunting.  There are nearly 8 miles of challenging mountain trails for the hiking/biking enthusiast. 

Grayson County Rec Park External Link

The Grayson County Recreation Park features an olympic size swimming pool, a mountain bike and hiking trail, a walking trail, playground and picnic area, baseball fields, volleyball, tennis and basketball courts and more.