Fox Creek Horse Camp

Troutdale, Virginia

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Overview

Fox Creek Horse Camp is a premiere destination for riding enthusiasts who are looking for the rare opportunity to ride from their campsite onto hundreds of miles of trails in the spectacular Mount Rogers National Recreation Area. Located at almost 4,000 feet, it serves as a welcome retreat for summer camping and horseback riding.

Recreation

While hiking and horseback riding are the primary attractions near the campground, there are also ample native trout streams, the Mount Rogers Scenic Byway, local festivals and music, the Appalachian Trail and the Virginia Creeper National Recreation Trail.

Facilities

This campground offers the basic amenities including pit toilets, garbage and manure collection, and visitor information. Most of the campsites are first-come, first-served except for two designated sites, which are available for reservations. Nearby Grindstone Campground offers campers at Fox Creek the option of showers, potable water, and a dump station for an extra fee.

Natural Features

The campground is adjacent to Fox Creek, a small rocky trout stream with large boulders and rhododendron and northern hardwoods along the banks. The campsites are located in open fields on either side of the creek.

Nearby Attractions

The Mount Rogers High country offers opportunities for day trips and overnight pack trips. This open setting offers expansive views, summer rhododendron flowering, blueberry picking, and spectacular fall colors. The Mount Rogers National Recreation Headquarters is located about 20 minutes from the campground and offers maps, directions, and a variety of bookstore items.

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