Hike to Twin Pinnacles

Rate this Adventure Virginia Grayson Highlands State Park Visitors Center

Added by Jess Fischer

This gentle trail will lead you to the highest peak in Grayson Highlands State Park and offer phenomenal views of the Virginia Highlands beyond.

Park at the Visitor Center; don't stress when you get to the parking lot and can't see it, it's up the hill. From the parking lot hike across the road and find the staircase. Follow this up to the Visitor Center. If you're standing in front of the Visitor Center, the trailhead will be to the left and is marked by a post that says "Twin Pinnacles." Follow this trail and you'll quickly summit the first of two outlooks. Keep following the trail to the second outlook and then to complete the 1.6 mile hike. The trail is very well marked due to heavy foot traffic. Find a complete trail map here

* Note this trail is heavily trafficked. If you wish to avoid the usual weekend crowds I would suggest doing this during the week in the late afternoon or extremely early in the morning. 

Pack List

  • Backpack
  • Water
  • Snacks
  • Camera

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Hiking, Photography

Skill Level:



Year Round

Trail Type:



1.6 Miles

Elev. Gain:

250 Feet



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Added by Jess Fischer

A little adventurer with a big love for the great outdoors.

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