Every state in the nation has state parks; here in the Commonwealth there are 36 Virginia State Parksto choose from, so how do you choose?
Allow me the opportunity to present 13 compelling reasons why you should add Grayson Highlands State Park to your "must visit list" this summer. Recreational enthusiasts can hike, climb and eat wild blueberries by day, and sit around a warm campfire by night.
Our ponies have style
Our views will knock your socks off
Our rangers dance on pieces of wood
Our hikers can section hike the Appalachian Trail
Our teens think it's a cool place to hang out
Our trails are accessorized
Our bats are kind of cute
Our residents are mildly approachable
Our campfires are hand, heart and soul soothing
Our rating is "G" for grandparents and grandkids
Our roads are smooth like melted butter on a warm biscuit
Our volunteers make you apple butter
Our men hang on by their fingernails
Our wild blueberries are ripe for the pickin'
Have we got your attention yet?
You can learn more about the beautiful, visitor welcoming, climber-friendly, hiker attracting, apple-butter making, ranger dancing, wild pony grazing, boulder-strewn, and road trip worthy, crown jewel of our state, Grayson Highlands State Parkhere.