Category Archive: Mount Rogers National Recreation Area

Hikes in the Mount Rogers National Recreation Area. This area is so large it deserves its own category but can include hikes from Damascus to Galax.

Dec 11 2014

Little Wilson Creek Wilderness – Mount Rogers National Recreation Area, VA

  The day did not end as expected. I spent a wonderful hour exploring cascades and waterfalls along Wilson Creek before meandering up Stone Mountain taking in the panoramic views. Despite being chased away from my lunch spot by an irritated wild pony, the fall colors and perfect temperatures made it a great hike so …

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Aug 06 2014

Pine Mountain and Wilburn Ridge – Mount Rogers National Recreation Area, VA

  It was the perfect day to visit a spot I hadn’t hiked in years. I have backpacked here twice in March 2010 and October 2010 but never a day hike. I drove out to Grayson Highlands State Park planning to do a big loop in the Little Wilson Creek Wilderness. Most of the hike …

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