Clean, quiet campground. Mt. Roger's Trailhead nearby, with connector trail on grounds.
I love Grindstone Campground. It's nice and spacious. I usually come with a group of friends and we book a double and a single site one across from another. The sites are level, have tent pads but they are not enforced, you can put your tent anywhere as long as it's on the gravel and not grass. The bathrooms and showers are very clean.
There's a trail that goes from the campground into the wood on a nice easy loop. We enjoyed the volleyball field.
We stayed at Grindstone for the first time in 2018. Liked it so much we stayed 9 nights…and came back in 2019. The sites are well spaced and fairly level. We like to hike and there are TONS of trails in this area. One trail leaves directly from the campground and will bring you to the top of Mt. Rogers, also intersecting with the Appalachian Trail. Bath houses with toilets and hot showers were functional and clean. The only reason I gave this campground four stars instead of five is the lack of cell service. You have to drive 8 miles, around the mountain, to get on the grid…small price to pay. Be sure to check out the Virginia Creeper Trail for a super cycling experience. Rentals and shuttle service in nearby Damascus.