Big Walker Lookout

Wytheville, VA

Where are we going?

Big Walker Lookout
US Stony Fork Campground
109 Krenning Rd
VA 24382


What is there to do?

Hidden up in Wythe County in Virginia is Big Walker Lookout, and if you're looking for some amazing views and a great family experience, look no further!

Big Walker Lookout is the state's oldest privately owned scenic attraction. It's up a very high 3,045 feet above sea level, and if you love views of nature, get your cameras out because you will be seeing some pretty awesome views of the Appalachian Mountains!

You will look right out over the patterned farms of Virginia, and then untouched wilderness right next to it. If you want to be even more impressed, if you head to the observation tower you will be another 100 feet higher...if you dare! It will be like you are a bird!

Big Walker Lookout are a family owned and operated business, so they know what family's just like yours want out of a great day out! In fact, they have been giving family's happy memories since 1947. You will be part of a very old tradition!

There is a host of flora and fauna to enjoy, and it's the perfect place for those outdoor loving families with hiking and biking trails, as well as fishing and camping too! 

At the Big Walker Lookout there is a Country Store filled with all those things you like, from jams and jellies. If you want to experience some of the local talents, there are over 20 artisans and crafters that have their products available all year round. (Save that pocket money!)

There are also a great number of other attraction in the area, so why not make a family day of it...and don't forget your will need it! 

Isn't mother nature amazing!? 

How much does it cost?

Adults: Free

Children: Free


Need a little extra help?

Have a chat before you head off about the accessibility of the trails if you wanted to get out more into nature


When can we go?

10am - 5pm daily (6pm in the summer)

All year round, but closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day


Any top tips?

Don't forget your hat, sunscreen and camera!

I’m Hungry!

There are plenty of stores to pick up some great local foods, including the Country Store - Fun things to do with kids and best places to visit in the US
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