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TRAVEL ADVISORY

Jones Gap is expected to be exceptionally busy this weekend.  Make sure you have a reservation prior to coming to the park.  When the parking lot is full, all additional cars will be turned away. (Posted 4/9/21)


PARK HOURS: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., daily.  All hikers must be off trails by 7:00 p.m.


There are new parking procedures put in place at Jones Gap. Day-use Reservations must be made 48 hours in advance. Please read this document for detailed information.


Hike-in trailside campsites are available by reservation.  There is no car-camping or RV camping at this park. 

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HOURS

M-Su 9 a.m. - 9 p.m., daily, during daylight savings time and 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., daily, the remainder of the year. Trails close one hour before dark, year round.

OFFICE

9 a.m. to 4 p.m., M-Su

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ADMISSION

$6 adults; $3.75 SC seniors (age 65 & older); $3.50 children ages 6-15; ages 5 and under, free.

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PETS

Pets are allowed in most outdoor areas provided they are kept under physical restraint or on a leash not longer than six feet. Owners will be asked to remove noisy or dangerous pets or pets that threaten or harass wildlife.

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Camping

  • Camping Information: Camping is allowed only on designated campsites. Camping in other than designated areas may result in a fine. No drive up campsites are available on the park. There are no water or electricity provided at the campsites.

  • Camping Reservations: To make a backcountry trailside camping reservation, call toll-free 1-866-345-PARK (7275) or make it online by clicking Make a Reservation. Reservations requested less than one (1) day in advance of check-in must be made directly through the park. For example: If today is Friday and you are making a reservation checking in on today, Friday, you must make the reservation by contacting the park directly.

  • Trailside Camping: The Mountain Bridge Wilderness Area offers trailside backcountry camping at 18 primitive sites. Fourteen sites provide fire pits, while four allow no fires. Permits are required, and camping is allowed in designated areas only. Campers are asked to follow internationally recognized "leave no trace" camping practices. For more information on leave no trace practices, visit the official leave no trace ethics website.

    Campers are asked to check-in at least two hours before dark in order to safely reach their campsites. Backcountry Group Camping: The Mountain Bridge Wilderness Area offers one backcountry group campsite. The group site can be reserved for 10-20 people. Reservations for the group campsite must be made by calling the park directly. Costs are $4.40 - 5.50/person/night. Registration is required.
  • Trailside: Yes
  • Pets: Pets are allowed in most outdoor areas provided they are kept under physical restraint or on a leash not longer than six feet. Owners will be asked to remove noisy or dangerous pets or pets that threaten or harass wildlife.

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