Mount Rogers Nat'l. Recreation Area
3714 Highway 16
Marion, VA 24354
in the Mount Rogers National Recreation Area the Virginia Highlands
Horse Trail stretches for over 67 miles from Highway 600 at Elk
Garden to Route 94 not far from Ivanhoe, Virginia. A scenic trail
built especially for horseback riders. It features mountainous
terrain, valley views and valley crossings. The trail includes
parking and primitive camping for those who trailer horses.
Directions: The park is located
on U.S. 58 midway between Damascus and Independence, Virginia.
From I-81 take Exit 45 in Marion, head south on RT. 16 to U.S.
58 which runs through Volney, Virginia. Turn right onto U.S. 58
and travel approximately eight miles to the park entrance. From
I-77, take Exit 14 to U.S. 58 West and travel approximately 40
miles to Volney, Virginia. Continue west on U.S. 58 for approximately
8 miles to the park entrance. Follow the main park road to the
Massie Gap Parking Area. When the road forks, bear right and follow
it into the staging area. Trail begins at the stalls. Campground
is just beyond the stalls.
Map and Driving Directions
Phone: (540) 783-5196
Phone: (800) 628-7202