Locust Springs Recreation Area (VA)
Locust Springs is around 6 thousand acres and has 12 trails that total 28 miles within its boundary. This area is not heavily used and is far from any towns, so solitude is likely. The trail system includes trails along most of the drainages with a number of different loops to explore and create the length of trip desired.
Locust Springs Recreation Area is located just across the VA boarder, south of Seneca Rocks, WV.
(See Google Maps below for specific directions.)
Backpacking, Camping (Island Campground), Camping (Lake Buffalo), Fishing, Hiking, Swimming Holes
Warm Springs Ranger District. 422 Forest Rd, Hot Springs, VA 22801
Warm Springs Ranger Dist. 540-839-2521
Locust Springs Web Page (USFS)
- “Out There Virginia: A Guide to Backcountry Travel & Adventure”