Wilderness Road State Park

Wilderness Road State Park


Location:5 miles west of Ewing, off US 58.
Facilities:Primitive group campsites, picnic area, picnic shelters, trails, bike rentals, historic home, visitor center, snack bar, restrooms.
Activities:Camping, hiking, bicycling, horseback riding, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Park is located in the valley where Daniel Boone carved out the famous Wilderness Road in 1775. By 1800, more than 300,000 settlers had traveled the road westward through Cumberland Gap into Kentucky and the Midwest. Park will eventually include a reproduction pioneer station and fort house depicting lifestyles of the late 1700s during America's westward expansion.
Address:Rt 2, Box 115
Ewing, VA 24248

Phone:276-445-3065
Web: www.dcr.state.va.us/parks/wildroad.htm
Size: 200 acres.

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