While most of the Commonwealth of Virginia is enjoying the fall colors, the winter snow has already begun at Grayson HIghlands State Park.
First snow at Grayson Highlands State Park
The park's elevation ranges between 3,698 feet at the entrance of the park to 5.089 feet at the top of the LIttle Pinnacle Trail. The park is on U.S. 58 midway between Independence, VA and Damascus,VA and is reached from I-81 at Exit 45 in Marion; turn south on Route 16 and travel 33 miles to US 58 in the community of Volney. Turn right onto US 58. Travel eight miles to the park's entrance. Latitude, 36.628322. Longitude, -81.496889.