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Grayson Highlands State Park

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829 Grayson Highland Ln, Mouth of Wilson, VA 24363-3581
+1 276-579-7092
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Great park - good to see ponies on rhododendrons trail

Had a great time here for a few hours - there are "no promises" you will see ponies on the... read more

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10 our of 10 will camp here again!

This park is gorgeous and we were very impressed with how clean and well kept the park is. Everyone... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kylene J
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LOCATION
829 Grayson Highland Ln, Mouth of Wilson, VA 24363-3581
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+1 276-579-7092
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Reviewed today

Had a great time here for a few hours - there are "no promises" you will see ponies on the rhododendrons trail, but we saw them many times. They were hanging out near the parking area, and we saw them a few miles up the...More

Thank A B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This park is gorgeous and we were very impressed with how clean and well kept the park is. Everyone was very friendly and helpful. We will definitely be back to hike more of the trails and try out some trout fishing. We seen ponies both...More

2  Thank Kylene J
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is becoming our FAVORITE State Park!!!! AMAZING 360 degree views after not a very long and easy/moderate hike which is great for kids! You will see the GORGEOUS mountain ranges for miles and miles. You feel like you are on top of the world!!...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a nice easy hike on the rhododendrons trail and saw the ponies! Beautiful views too! Will be back.

Thank MarthaMM
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I live in the Triad area of NC and even though this park is a solid 2 hour drive, it is a favorite that we try to visit at least a couple of times each year. The views are amazing, the weather is always cool,...More

Thank JoyBlaser
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I enjoy hiking on short , well marked trails and there are many to be found in this park. Huge and beautiful park with many trails. Everything from 360 degree views, a waterfall, to “wild” free roaming ponies. Every employee we met...More

1  Thank Kim T
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very enjoyable day trip with 2 and 5 year old. Great hiking and really enjoyed the ponies. While the ponies are not shy be careful as every group probably has a stallion in it and they can be a little testy. The famous Fabio did...More

1  Thank PaulBeve
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Reviewed May 11, 2018

I ran a race here and got to explore probably 80% of the trails in the park and this place is a wonderland. It's been a week and I'm still dreaming of Grayson Highlands and planning my return trip. Ponies, cattle, endless views, fir trees,...More

1  Thank Jillian E
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Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

Grayson Highlands State Park is a destination for my heart that seems a bit odd. I grew up in Michigan, yet it always feels like I'm going home when I'm headed there. I think its because growing up, my best friend had a huge ranch,...More

2  Thank Bob D
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Reviewed April 5, 2018

I have now been to this state park twice. The first was on an AT section hike and most recently with my family for Spring Break. The weather was a little crummy for camping with young children, so we opted for staying elsewhere. The hiking...More

2  Thank Avery M
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Shleena G
May 17, 2018|
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Response from VaStateParks | Property representative |
Wilburn Ridge is the best spot. The ponies roam a large area so you are not always guaranteed to see them but you usually can in that area.
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Karekey
May 16, 2018|
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Response from sandra n | Reviewed this property |
They are to be found on the Rhododendron trail.
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Legendsingray
February 26, 2018|
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Response from Kiale K | Reviewed this property |
Around the middle of the camping loop they have a bath house with heaters.They were clean the whole weekend and had plenty of hot water. The camp host was very attentive. The RV parking will be tight, but they were several... More
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