Mount Rogers View of the Blue Ridge Mountains Smyth County VA

Mount Rogers National Recreation Area

Covering approximately 200,000 acres, the Mount Rogers National Recreation Area includes the two highest peaks in Virginia, Mount Rogers and Whitetop Mountain. Highlights include the Crest Zone featuring elevations over 4,000 feet, large rock formations, and a mixture of mountain balds and spruce-fir forests; a herd of wild, free-ranging ponies; and the highest elevated road in the state of Virginia leading to the summit of Whitetop Mountain. Access the Mount Rogers NRA from I-81 at Marion (exit 45) or Chilhowie (exit 35).


3714 Highway 16, Marion, VA 24354

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