Hidden Valley Dispersed Recreation Area

Situated in Bath's remote Hidden Valley area of the George Washington National Forest, this area is rich in both history and natural beauty. The 6.5 miles of the Jackson River offer excellent fishing for stocked and native trout. There are over 20 miles of trails offering excellent hiking, scenic views and mountain biking. Campground offers 30 sites. Poor Farm is located at the north end of Hidden Valley and named for the home operated lasy century by the Commonwealth of Virginia for needy people. Poor Farm is one of the most popular fishing, hunting and dispersed camping spots in the District. Good hiking trails connect Poor Farm to Hidden Valley.