Wilderness Road


brochure Wilderness Road - Trails

Trail Guide for Wilderness Road State Park (SP) in Virginia. Published by Virginia State Parks.

WELCOME TO WILDERNESS ROAD STATE PARK. PARK ACCESSIBILITY - We strive to make each park as To make your visit safe and more pleasant, we ask that you observe the following: barrier-free as possible. Universally accessible facilities are available throughout Virginia State Parks. Take only pictures, leave only footprints. Park in designated areas only. Please note there is a parking fee charged year-round at all Virginia State Parks. Self-pay parking information is available at the contact station. EMERGENCY - Emergency phone numbers are posted at PRESERVE – Help preserve your park. Please don’t cut or mar any plants or trees. Collecting animal or plant life is allowed only for scientific purposes by permit from the Richmond headquarters. Don’t feed any wild animals. ALCOHOL - State law permits alcohol use only in private areas (inside your cabin or camping unit) or in areas designated on permits issued by the Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control. PETS - Pets are permitted in enclosed areas or on a leash no longer than 6 feet. Please clean up after your pet. Pets must be attended at all times. DRONES AND OTHER AIRCRAFT - Drones, other unmanned aerial vehicles, including remote control aircraft, and aircraft in general may not be flown in state parks pursuant to 4VAC5-30-400. LITTER - Please help us keep the park clean by placing litter and recyclables in the proper receptacles and recycle centers or carrying out your trash. The releasing of balloons is not allowed. Decorative balloons must be deflated and disposed of as trash. FIRE - Help prevent wildfires. Fires must be confined to grills, camp stoves or designated fire rings. Fires must be attended at all times and extinguished when left. Firewood is generally available for purchase at the park. Guests may collect only downed and dead firewood. We enforce all seasonal and emergency bans on open fires. POLLUTION - Help reduce pollution. Dump stations, laundry sinks and slop sinks, where available, are for the proper disposal of wastewater. Please, no boat, RV or car washing. Report any fuel or oil spills to park staff immediately. FISHING - A Virginia freshwater fishing license is required year round. A trout license is required Oct. 1 through June15. Call the park in advance for more information. PARKING - All vehicles must be parked in designated areas. Lock valuables in your trunk and keep your vehicle locked when unattended. contact stations and other places in the park. If you see suspicious activity, report it to park staff immediately. For more information, visit www.virginiastateparks.gov or contact the park office. INFORMATION - For more information on Virginia State Parks or to make a cabin or campsite reservation, call 800-933-PARK or visit www.virginiastateparks.gov. The Customer Service Center is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. It is closed on all state holidays. TRAIL INFORMATION DIFFICULTY SCALE EASY - From .5 to 1 mile; grades are short, typically fewer than 100 feet and less than 10 percent of the trail length; easily accomplished by all users, including the elderly and those with physical or mental disabilities, with little risk of injury or fatigue. MODERATE - From 1 to 5 miles; steepness and grade lengths vary; at least 60 percent of the length is fairly flat; healthy people can accomplish the trail with little risk of injury or fatigue. DIFFICULT - Trail length is greater than 5 miles; more than 70 percent of the trail is on a grade; experienced hikers only or groups of three to five people recommended; there is a risk of overexertion or injury to those not conditioned. FOR EVERYONE’S SAFETY, PLEASE FOLLOW TRAIL ETIQUETTE ON MULTI-USE TRAILS IN THE PARK. HIKERS YIELD TO HORSES. BIKERS YIELD TO HORSES AND HIKERS. Virginia State Parks Wilderness Road State Park TRAIL GUIDE VIRGINIA STATE PARKS ARE A TONIC FOR THE MIND, BODY AND SPIRIT. Museums, visitor centers and nearby historic sites make state parks cultural treasures. The recreational opportunities in state parks are endless and easy to see – from swimming and boating to horseshoes and hiking, there’s always something to do in a Virginia State Park. 8051 Wilderness Road Ewing, Virginia 24248 276-445-3065 wildernessroad@dcr.virginia.gov GROUP EVENTS - A special Use Permit is required for all group events that involve amplified sound, catering, equipment rentals and vendor deliveries. WWW.VIRGINIASTATEPARKS.GOV 800-933-PARK Wilderness Road State Park Primitive Camping 689 Fishing Area 690 Gift Shop Trail Blaze Mileage Usage Fisherman’s Loop Indian Ridge Pioneer Wilderness Green Orange Blue Yellow 1.03 0.77 0.71 8.44 H, B H H H, B, E H = Hiking B = Biking E = Equestrian Restrooms = Easy 690 Playground = Moderate = Difficult Point of Interest Visitor Center Amphitheater rail idge T Parking Areas R Indian 3 Contact Station Picnic Shelters il e on Pi a Tr er Martin's Station 2 Robinson Cabin r de Wil ia Ind Nature Center Karlan Mansion Buffalo Viewing 58 il Tra s s ne 1 Surber Cabin Native Camp k ee r nC 0 0.05 0.1 0.2 Fisherman's 0.3 Loop Trai l 0.4 Miles 58 Difficulty Access A A = Handicap Accessible

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