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Grayson Highlands State Park Travel Guide: 5 reviews and 21 photos
Grayson Highlands is a park in Grayson County in southwestern Virginia just north of the North Carolina border. Grayson Highlands State Park connects to Mount Rogers National Recreation Area in Jefferson National Forest, which includes Mount Rogers, the highest point in Virginia.
Grayson Highlands State Park was established in 1965 and was originally named Mount Rogers State Park. Land and artifacts were acquired through fund-raising efforts of the local community, which overwhelmingly supported the establishment of the park. Several of the areas within the park are named for early settlers in the area. Massie Gap is named for Lee Massey, who lived in the area with his family in the late 19th and early 20th century. Wilburn Ridge is named for the famous hunter and trapper Wilburn Waters.
Cabin Creek is a small, but scenic creek that flows down between Cabin Ridge and Wilburn Ridge. The creek was named for... more travel advice
Probably the most popular hike in Grayson Highlands is to Mount Rogers, outside of the park (see my Mount Rogers page... more travel advice
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