Appalachian history comes to life among the ridgetop meadows and steep mountainsides of Doughton Park. Hike some of the 30 miles of trails here or visit Brinegar Cabin, a well-preserved piece of early mountain life.
At a Glance:
Points of Interest:Brinegar Cabin: The cabin is open to visitors on weekends in the summer and fall, staff permitting. Enjoy cultural demonstrations on Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 AM-5:00 PM in summer through early fall. Tour the demonstration garden and exhibits for a chance to step back into history. Check the opening schedule for specific dates. Learn more about the Brinegar family.
Sleeping and Eating:Doughton Park Campground: Spend a night under the stars in this 135-site campground. See the camping page for more information. Campground open seasonally; check the opening schedule for specific dates.
Doughton Park Picnic Area: Enjoy your lunch outside at the 56-site picnic area. Open seasonally; check the opening schedule for specific dates.
Things to Do:Hike a Trail: Stretch your legs on a modest stroll or take an adventurous all-day trail through the meadows, streams, and hillsides of Doughton Park. Hikers may encounter 25 stream crossings through ankle to knee-deep water. Visit the Doughton Park hiking trails page for more information.
Last updated: June 13, 2018