Rich in history, this 1,864-acre park has scenic views, woodlands and the rolling pastures of a historic farm that captures the colonial through post-Civil War life of Mount Bleak House. Nature and history programs are offered year-round. Hiking, picnicking, fishing and primitive hike-in camping for families and groups are favorite activities in this peaceful getaway on the eastern side of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The park has 10.5 miles of bridle trails, 24 miles of hiking trails, 9 miles of bike trials and Appalachian Trail access.
Location: The park consists of 1,862-acres and is located less than 2 miles south of Paris, VA, via US Route 50 to Route 17 South; or 7 miles north of I-66, via Exit 23 on Route 17 North. The entrance to the park is located on State Route 710.
Parking/Admission: $3 per vehicle (weekdays); $4 per vehicle (weekends & holidays); $3 per horse trailer.