Comers Rock Recreation Area

George Washington & Jefferson National Forest, Near Elk Creek, Virginia

Comers Rock Recreation Area does not offer reservations through Please take a look at the area details below for more information about visiting this location. Enjoy your visit!


Located on top of Iron Mountain at 3800 feet, a small primitive campground and historic picnic area await the true outdoor enthusiast. The log picnic shelter with large stone fireplace was built by the Civilian Conservation Corp. Within walking distance of the campground are long distance hikes in Dry Run Wilderness, 360 degree views from Comers Rock Overlook and former fire tower, and the Unaka Nature Trail. Less than 2 miles away is Hale Lake for fishing, hiking, and canoeing.