Let National Geographic guide you through one of the premier hiking hotspots in all of the Appalachian Mountains with our Trails Illustrated map of Mount Rogers National Recreation Area in Jefferson National Forest. Expertly researched and created in partnership with the US Forest Service, Virginia State Parks and others, the map will lead you around this scenic and recreational area regardless of your planned activity. Whether you’re hiking, horseback riding, or mountain biking, a trail chart with locations, mileage, difficulty ratings, designated use and popularity will help you choose a trail that’s right for your activity level and interest. For those preferring to explore the area by car, the Mount Rogers Scenic Byway is also clearly noted on the map. Among the key points of interest on the map are Clinch Mountain, Virginia Creeper Trail, Little Dry Run Wilderness, Grayson Highlands State Park, Appalachian Trail, and course, Mount Rogers.
The map's activity and trail guides will help you select the most suitable location and route according to your needs and interests. Then the map will guide you with clearly marked trailheads, trails, mileage indicators, contour lines and elevations. Throughout the map, recreational activities and points of interest are clearly indicated, including: campgrounds, horse camps and shelters, boat ramps, fishing areas, shooting and archery ranges, scenic viewpoints and much more. The map also includes safety tips for the wilderness areas as well as for the trails, since many of the trails are open to more than one type of trail user.