Ragged Mountain Natural Area
The Ragged Mountain Natural Area is a beautiful 980-acre forest of mature oak, hickory, poplar, pine, and maple trees with two lakes and more than four miles of shoreline. Several miles of trail, through majestic forest, rugged terrain, and areas rich with wildlife, offers a unique opportunity for wilderness hiking within minutes of town.
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Ragged Mountain Natural Area is owned and managed by the City of Charlottesville. The Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority operates the dam and associated water supply facilities.
Directions to Ragged Mountain Natural Area
Take Route 250 Bypass to the Route 29 Business exit. Turn onto Fontaine Avenue. Turn right onto Reservoir Road. Turn right into the lower parking lot, just before the entrance to Camp Holiday Trails or proceed to the upper parking lot, past Camp Holiday Trails and to the right.
1730 Reservoir Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903