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Rocky Knob Recreational Area

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1670 Blue Ridge Pkwy, Floyd, VA 24091-3932
+1 877-444-6777
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A favorite camping area for decades

Camping at rocky knob will appeal to those wanting to get away from it all. Tent campers can choose... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2018
gatortunor
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Clemmons, North Carolina
Nice hikes

There are several pretty hikes here from short walks to viewpoints up to a 10 mile hike down into... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2017
Octlt
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1670 Blue Ridge Pkwy, Floyd, VA 24091-3932
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Camping at rocky knob will appeal to those wanting to get away from it all. Tent campers can choose from many sites nestled in the woods or along a sunny meadow. Minimal facilities (indoor toilets, cold water in sinks and spigots only) but you can...More

1  Thank gatortunor
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Reviewed 9 December 2017

There are several pretty hikes here from short walks to viewpoints up to a 10 mile hike down into the valley. There is also a campground and picnic area.

Thank Octlt
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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We visited rocky knob the other day what a view have great facilities !!!! We brought a picnic lunch and sat at table was a great day!!!!

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Reviewed 21 October 2017

We used to come here almost every month (long before TripAdvisor existed) when we lived in the area. It offers one of the best views in the Roanoke area of the Blue Ridge Parkway. The Saddle overlook is a must, as you get to see...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

Take a picnic lunch, a good book, or hiking shoes and enjoy this quiet spot just off the Blue Ridge Parkway.

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Reviewed 16 November 2016

Rocky Knob is another winner on the Blue Ridge Parkway. I have been searching up and down the central Blue Ridge Parkway for hiking spots and came across Rocky Knob Rec Area. The address says Floyd VA, but on the parkway you will find it...More

2  Thank Rick B
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Reviewed 4 November 2016

The Rocky Knob Recreational Area on the Blue Ridge Parkway is just north of the Mabry Mill. The area is about 4000 acres. There is a ranger station staffed to answer questions. I'll let others describe the camping area and the cabins since I did...More

Thank ebbridge
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Reviewed 2 August 2016

Whether your love of the outdoors focuses on vistas, camping, picnics or wild-life watching, you will find that and more in this stretch of the Parkway. Nearby trails and overlooks bring you closer to nature. A ranger station serves as a visitor information center with...More

Thank Susan M
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Reviewed 14 July 2016

This review is mostly about the campground, which was clean, quiet and safe. I stayed there one weekend in July on Loop A. The bathrooms were very clean (no showers). The site had a nice fire grill area, a picnic table in great shape, and...More

1  Thank Megan Z
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Reviewed 2 July 2016

This area has a combination of excellent hiking trails, picnic area and campsites. The trails starting from the visitor center vary from short scenic hikes along the ridge to strenuous to the bottom of the Rocky Knob Gorge and back to the top. Visitor center...More

1  Thank BlueridgeCharlie
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Danceswithsidhe
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Response from Rob M | Reviewed this property |
There are no fees from the Blue Ridge Parkway and for day hiking. The campground is the only fee - at $16 per night per site. I am unsure of any MTB at this location. There is a Rocky Knob MTB Park near Boone NC. This is 2... More
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