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  • 2 - Raccoon Branch Campground

    How to get there - From the Visitor Center, travel south 5.7 miles on VA16. Pass through the community of Sugar Grove and reach Raccoon Branch Campground on the right.

    Things to do! Raccoon Branch Campground at 2,880 ft is nestled at the base of Dickey Knob - pictured above - and offers scenic mountain views, hiking trail access from campsites and cool mountain streams. The campground adjoins Raccoon Branch Wilderness. Dickey Creek and Raccoon Branch can be accessed from the campground, both providing places for wading and fishing.

    Dickey Knob Trail leads to the top of Dickey Knob (pictured above), once the location of a forest fire tower and today offering spectacular views of Sugar Grove and Rye Valley.

    Make campground reservations at

    36.75333 -81.43639