MTB Project Logo

Flag Rock Recreation Area

loading
Zoom in to see details
Map Key

Overview

Flag Rock Recreation Area is located three miles above downtown Norton on the lower slopes of High Knob. The thousand-acre park includes 25 developed acres and a variety of outdoor adventures. The parks main feature is the Flag Rock overlook which offers a spectacular view of Flag Rock and the city below. Be sure to stop and have your picture taken with the Woodbooger on your way to the overlook. The park also has several picnic shelters and 18 camping areas. The trails are known for their short fast sections, tight turns, and traversing steeps grades as you make your way around the many scenic areas of the park. Nearby you'll find the High Knob Observation Tower which showcases an amazing view of 5 states

Recommended Routes in Flag Rock Recreation Area - 1

MTB Project is built by riders like you. Add Your Recommended Routes

Favorite Riders enjoying a portion of Sugar Maple Trail, one of a handful trails that are available in the Flag Rock Area Trails System.
Intermediate Intermediate

Flag Rock Area Trails (FRAT)

6.5 mi 10.5 km 773' Up 235.72 m Up 766' Down 233.5 m Down

Norton, VA
Explore in 3D

Flag Rock Recreation Area Biking

  • 13 Miles 20 Kilometers of Trail
  • 1 Recommended Route
  • 3 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 15 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 2 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
MTB Project is built by riders like you. Share what you know about this area!

Weather Averages


High
 
Low
 
Precip
 
Days w/
 
J F M A M J J A S O N D

Trails in Flag Rock Recreation Area - 19

MTB Project is built by riders like you. Add Your Trails

0.5 mi 0.8 km #1Sugar Maple Trail
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate
Norton, VA
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate
Norton, VA
0.5 mi 0.7 km #2Salamander
Intermediate Intermediate
Norton, VA
Intermediate Intermediate
Norton, VA
1.3 mi 2.1 km #3Mockingbird
Intermediate Intermediate
Norton, VA
Intermediate Intermediate
Norton, VA
0.8 mi 1.3 km #4Campground
Intermediate Intermediate
Norton, VA
Intermediate Intermediate
Norton, VA
0.3 mi 0.5 km #5Chestnut
Intermediate Intermediate
Norton, VA
Intermediate Intermediate
Norton, VA
0.7 mi 1.2 km #6Twisted Forest
Intermediate Intermediate
Norton, VA
Intermediate Intermediate
Norton, VA
0.6 mi 0.9 km #7Bigfoot
Intermediate Intermediate
Norton, VA
Intermediate Intermediate
Norton, VA
0.6 mi 0.9 km #8Fern Gully
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Norton, VA
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Norton, VA
1.4 mi 2.3 km #9Legion Park
Difficult Difficult
Norton, VA
Difficult Difficult
Norton, VA
0.5 mi 0.8 km #10Pickem Mountain
Intermediate Intermediate
Norton, VA
Intermediate Intermediate
Norton, VA

Photos of Flag Rock Recreation Area - 14

MTB Project is built by riders like you. Add Your Photos

Flag Rock.
Jun 13, 2016 near Norton, VA
Riders enjoying a portion of Sugar Maple Trail, one of a handful trails that are available in the Flag Rock Area Trails System.
Jan 2, 2017 near Norton, VA
Sugar Maple Trail at Flag Rock Area Trails
Jan 2, 2017 near Norton, VA
Flag Rock Area Trails - Something for everyone.
Jan 2, 2017 near Norton, VA
Sugar Maple Trail at Flag Rock Area Trails.
Jan 2, 2017 near Norton, VA
Rock Bridge on Pick'em Mountain Trail.
Apr 30, 2017 near Norton, VA
Campground Trail.
Jun 30, 2023 near Norton, VA
Salamander
Aug 20, 2023 near Norton, VA
Welcome

Join the Community

Create your FREE account today!
Already have an account? Login to close this notice.

Get Started