Little Wilson Creek Wilderness

Located in the Jefferson National Forest in Virginia.

The 3,900-acre Little Wilson Creek Wilderness is located in the Mount Rogers National Recreation Area Ranger District in Jefferson National Forest.

Some sections of Little Wilson Creek Wilderness are heavily used, while other sections offer opportunities for solitude. Those wanting solitude should use the area on weekdays or during low-use seasons.

The following trails are heavily used and should be avoided if you desire solitude: Appalachian Trail, First Peak Trail, and Bearpen Trail.

The trails offering the most solitude are: Little Wilson Creek Trail, Kabel Trail, and Hightree Rock Trail.

All trails are open to foot and horse travel except for the Appalachian Trail and the Little Wilson Creek Trail.

Groups are limited to ten people per group in the wilderness area.

For more information contact: The Jefferson National Forest

Published: 29 Apr 2002 | Last Updated: 13 Sep 2011
Details mentioned in this article were accurate at the time of publication

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