Hike & Bike Grayson
Grayson County is Home to Hundreds of Miles of pristine hiking and biking trails. With access to so much state and federal Public land, you will be able to hike or bike through Grayson for weeks without crossing the same path twice. Whether you want to hike to the top of Virginia or bike down the Virginia Highlands, Grayson County will always provide you with adventure.
Virginia Wildlife and Birding Trail
Maintained by the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, many wildlife/birding viewing areas exist here in Grayson County. Visit the website for an interactive map which tells which animals may be seen at each point. Grayson County is home of the Mountain Music Loop and much of the Mt. Rogers Loop. Drive to each location to find a scenic overlook or nature trail where wildlife viewing is ideal!
The Appalachian Trail
The Appalachian Trail, a 2,181-mile long public footpath traversing the scenic, wooded, pastoral, wild, and culturally resonant lands of the Appalachian Mountains was built by private citizens and finished in 1937. The trail is managed by the National Park Service, Appalachian Trail Conservancy, numerous state agencies, and thousands of volunteers. Grayson County is proud to offer a delightful section of the AT which can be accessed at Grayson Highlands State Park, Elk Garden trail head, Whitetop Mountain, and Rt. 603.