Elizabeth Furnace Recreation Area

George Washington & Jefferson National Forest, Near Fort Valley, Virginia

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


Known for its family friendly atmosphere, Elizabeth Furnace Recreation Area is a must do trip. Enjoy hiking the Pig Iron and Charcoal trail and learn how iron was made. Spend the day fishing from a stocked trout stream, grilling out at one of our picnic spots, or taking a stroll across the swinging bridge to view the historical cabin. Stay the night at one of our charming campsites and have some fun roasting marshmallows around an open campfire.

Enjoy an overnight stay at the Elizabeth Furnace Family Campground or, if you are travelling with a larger group, reserve a spot at the Elizabeth Furnace Group Campground.