After riding the Virginia Creeper Trail today I drove up to Grayson Highlands State Park because I was told that I could see wild ponies.  I put the directions into my MAPS app and apparently chose the shortest mileage which ending up taking over an hour on horrible, narrow, curvy roads with lots of gravel.  When I finally got to the park, there were only three other cars there.  

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I parked in the Massie Gap Parking Lot and hiked the Rhododendron Trail, which connects to a portion of the Appalachian Trail.  I followed this moderately challenging trail across Wilburn Ridge where I first spotted the ponies.

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