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We’re Open!

Day Passes and Campsite Rentals

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Escape to GRP

Eager to get out and explore on some private land in the Blue Ridge Mountains? Green River Preserve is excited to announce access to our 3,400+ acres of woods, trails, river, balds and primitive platform shelters.

We want to offer you, your family, and friends an opportunity to escape the confines of city life and recharge in our fresh mountain air. What better time for campers past and present to share this place with your loved ones.

To book your visit, email

Day Passes

$50 per day for your group

We are offering a limited amount of reservations for daily passes giving you access to the miles of trails on the Preserve. Once you reserve your date, we will email you trail maps, a day pass for your dashboard and appropriate waivers.

GRP Alumni can hike for free! Please consider a donation to the GRP scholarship fund instead.

Primitive Camping

$100/night per group up to 8, minimum of 2 nights

$150/night per group over 8, minimum of 2 nights

If these prices are a stretch for you please reach out to

Bring your sense of adventure and cook beside the river, sleep under the stars, and hike with your crew to one of your favorite GRP destinations.

We are offering three of our platform tents for primitive camping - the Upper Bald Field shelter, the Hemlock Field shelter, and the Prayer Rock shelter - the latter two are located down by the Green River (“…where paradise lay”).

Camping is available until mid April, 2022.

Once you confirm your reservation, we will contact you with directions to your campsite, a trail map and a pass for your vehicle. Included with your rental fee are private access to the shelter, the land, and a stockpile of wood. All proceeds go into GRP’s Annual Fund which allows us to offer more camper scholarships.

For more information or to book a visit, please email

We look forward to seeing you on our rivers and trails soon!

Frequently Asked Questions


Below are the 3 primitive campsites that we currently have open. All are within a 300 yard walk to your car.

Campsite Information and Rules

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Prayer Rock

Our Prayer Rock campsite it located off of the Green River Road, right near the Green River. This is a great campsite nestled amongst the Hemlock and Pine trees.

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Hemlock Shelter

Hemlock Field Shelter is located off of Green River Road. This campsite has both the Green River near by and the Hemlock Field.

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Upper Bald

The Upper Bald Shelter is located off of Pinnacle Mountain Road. It is in a field and is a quick hike to the gorgeous view from both Upper Bald and Long Rock. We recommened an SUV to get up the Upper Road.

Important Information during COVID-19

Your well-being is very important to us. You are required to review our health and safety recommendations before arriving at Green River Preserve.

  • We have taken reasonable additional measures in an effort to reduce exposure to COVID-19 for all of the Green River Preserve Community.
  • COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any place where people are present. An inherent risk is a risk that cannot be eliminated.
  • While any person is at risk of potential exposure, senior citizens and guests with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  • By coming to Green River Preserve you are voluntarily assuming all risks related to exposure to COVID-19 and any other communicable disease.