Crystal Springs Recreation Area

Discover Mother Nature at her best at this 1800 acre forested recreation area. Hiking trails abound, offering hikers a variety of terrain that ranges from easy to moderate difficulty.  Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation's "Kids in Parks" Track Trails area located within this recreation area.  TRACK Trails are designed to help kids explore nature through the use of four self guided brochures. TRACK Trail Adventures can be picked up a the trailhead or downloaded from the web site at www.kidsinparks/track.  Other features of the recreation area include: picnicking, camping, birding, mountain biking, wildlife viewing, recreational programs, mountain streams, and a historic reservoir.  Open all year. For information about camping and programs call Wytheville's Parks and Recreation Department at 276-223-3378.