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Mount Rogers Recreation Area

The Virginia Highlands

Mount Rogers Trail Description | Mount Rogers Map Room

This rugged high country wilderness boasts breathtaking scenery, cold rushing creeks, fir trees, spruce and wild ponies. The awe inspiring views from the grassy balds are very much like the big views that can be seen in the American west. The wide open grassy areas are maintained by the grazing of livestock and wild ponies. Because of this practice, the open balds are covered by grasses and not berry bushes. More>>

Wilburn Ridge

Wilburn Ridge from the Appalachian Trail

Fellow hikers

The Wilson Creek Wilderness

You won't go thirsty here

No hunting is allowed

No problem finding water here

Wild mushrooms can be found here

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