Comer'S Rock Recreation Area

George Washington & Jefferson National Forest

This historic log picnic shelter was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps. It is located next to Comers Rock Campground in the heart of the Mount Rogers National Recreation Area.

There are vault toilets and drinking water available. There are picnic tables and a large fire place. Parking is available.

Need to Know

Natural Features

Hale Lake is nearby for fishing, or stop at Comers Rock Overlook for breath taking long distance views of the valley.

Nearby Attractions

Hale Lake for fishing and Comers Rock Overlook for wonderful views.


There are primitive campsites available in the adjoing campground for $5.00 per night (first-come, first-served) and vault toilets are available. There are hiking trails in the area, including into Dry Run Wilderness, which is within walking distance from the campground and shelter.

Contact Information


3714 Highway 16 Marion VA 24354

Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: 276-783-5196

Rental Options

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Driving Directions

Comers Rock Picnic Shelter is located within Comers Rock Campground in Grayson/Wythe Counties, 21 miles southwest of Wytheville. From I-81 at Wytheville, take exit 67, 70, or 73 onto US 11 (Main Street). On the west end of town US 11 turns off, and Main Street becomes VA 21 south. Follow VA 21 south for 17 miles, then turn right onto gravel Forest Service Road 57 and follow it west for 4 miles to the campground.

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