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72 Reviews of 7 Candler, Virginia Campgrounds

M
Reviewed Jun. 14, 2021

Nice stop

Very friendly family run campground. Very clean and well landscaped complete with a pavilion and plenty of grills.

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Month of VisitJuly
Jean C.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 1, 2021

Wild horses, beautiful trails and views

This was my third time here, but the first time in 25+ years. This is a wonderful state park located near the high point of Virginia, Mt Rogers, and as such, it is a popular destination for hikers. Oh, and there is that other natural attraction, the wild ponies that roam the mountains. It’s not…

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Month of VisitMay
Ron P.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed May. 20, 2021

Great views

Enjoyed the weekend. Very nice campground. Great pull through spots with great views.

No consistent cell service and no wifi if you need to work. Good excuse to shut down and enjoy the creation.

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Month of VisitJune
Ron P.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed May. 20, 2021

Great State Park - Beautiful Views

Very nice park. Easy pull through lots for RVs that have great views.

Only downside is phone signal. . . Not that your should need it, but sometimes we camp during the work week. Not an option here. Just enjoy the quiet.

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Month of VisitJune
Anne F.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed May. 14, 2021

Remote and wonderful

We did 3 hikes and they were all fantastic. Hiked to the highest point in Virginia, saw ponies and followed a beautiful river. We saw cool trees and rock formations. We really loved it. We stayed in a yurt and that was wonderful too. Really delightful.

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Month of VisitJuly
Jolie L.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Mar. 2, 2021

Wild Ponies!

Lots of clear field balds to walk through. The main trail is easy but the bouldering further up is challenging and exhilarating! Great for any hiking experience level. And wild ponies are everywhere! Be wary of the wind in the winter! My camera case almost blew away. Secure your items while you're…

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Maya S.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Feb. 2, 2021

BEAUTIFUL

So... I was planning on camping here in Grayson Highlands and even had a reservation, but when we arrived there was an emergency within the park and we could no longer stay there, but we got fully reimbursed! The rangers were so nice!!! ALthough that was a shame we took a ride around the park and…

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Month of VisitFebruary
Shelly S.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Nov. 29, 2020

Wild Ponies.....

Grayson Highlands State Park is just one of those places you love! The views are awesome, the trails excellent and then there’s wild ponies ! I brought my daughter and granddaughter with me this time and we all had a very good visit. My granddaughter got such a thrill out of meeting wild ponies and…

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  • Nice trails
  • Wild ponies
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Danielle B.
Reviewed Nov. 9, 2020

Beauty in the mountains

Lovely hike with the most beautiful views of both wildlife and the mountain scenery

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D
Reviewed Oct. 15, 2020

Not a good experience

In our trip from Arkansas to the east coast we reserved two nights here based on reviews. I’m sure COVID-19 had a lot to do with the park being in shut down mode but we found the park to be so bad we left after one night. Sites we were assigned were very difficult to get in, extremely unlevel and…

Mike S.
Reviewed Oct. 11, 2020

The Best!

I have been coming here for the past 10 years.   It's  one of the best  Campgrounds I have been to anywhere. Not only is it beautiful and well kept like most state parks but the staff has always been tremendous and helpful. And the location is quite perfect. It is set high on the mountain so you…

Month of VisitMay
Denise
Reviewed Oct. 3, 2020

Highly recommend

Such an amazing place! We camped, hiked, and relaxed! Some spaces in campground were a little crowded, but not all sites! Campground was clean and well maintained! The hiking and views from this place was amazing!

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Katie M.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Oct. 2, 2020

One of the best!

This is one of the best Virginia State Parks I have camped at!

The area is just so incredibly beautiful and the park is huge, there is so much to do and explore. The ponies, hikes of all kinds, waterfalls, mountains. It is a trip I will remember forever.

We got a non-site specific tent site…

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  • The magic tree
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Month of VisitAugust
Laura H.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 29, 2020

Convenient and Clean

Kingsport/Bristol has easy access from Interstate 81 and the campground is easily navigated with a large 5th wheel.

They have cabins, a nice pool, a blob, lots of outdoor activities, playground area, horse shoes, even with it being a smaller KOA Campground there is a lot to do. The park is also…

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Julie
Reviewed Sep. 21, 2020

Great Way to Getaway

The Breaks are considered the “Grand Canyon of the south”. Great mountaintop views, hiking, geocaching, kayaking, paddle boats, a zip line, and seasonal white water rafting all available. A few miles from the campground you’ll even find river access with a sandy beach for summer fun. A wonderful…

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