Flag Rock Recreation Area

Norton's Mountain Masterpiece

Flag Rock is located in Norton, Virginia, just over an hour's drive from Abingdon. It is centrally located in the historic coal region of Southwest Virginia and Norton is the smallest incorporated city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. 

Elevation 3,250

Download Flag Rock recreation brochure Download a map of biking trails

Expect to Find

Within the 1000-acre park you'll find spectacular mountain views, mountain biking/hiking trails, fishing, canoeing/kayaking, and rock climbing. It also has an 18-site campground, playground equipment, bathhouses with hot and cold water, and picnic shelters. 

Access to the boat launch is located off State Route 619, three tenths of a mile above the entrance to Flag Rock Recreation Area. 

Alcoholic beverages prohibited. 

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