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Ragged Mountain Natural Area


Ragged Mountain Trail Map and Guide (PDF)


  1. Parking
  2. Trails
  3. Water Access


The Ragged Mountain Natural Area near Charlottesville, Virginia, is a beautiful 980-acre forest with a lake that serves as part of the community water supply and trees such as:
  • Hickory
  • Maple
  • Mature oak
  • Pine
  • Poplar
Seven miles of trail lead through majestic forest, along rugged terrain, and through areas rich with wildlife and offer a unique opportunity for wilderness hiking within minutes of town. 

Additional Rules:
  • No Swimming
  • Boats (except gas motors) are allowed
  • No Dogs