The balds at Grayson Highlands State Park have been home to herds of wild ponies since 1974.
By Danny Redd
Friday, May 3, 2013 at 6:00 am (Updated: May 3, 6:00 am)
WHITETOP — Grayson Highlands State Park is a beautiful place to visit, hike, camp or just get away from your regular routine. Just be sure to keep your eye to the sky for fast changing weather conditions and always go prepared.
After my many visits there, I always had a lingering disappointment in the back of my mind every time I was about to make my way down the long winding road out of the park – I still had yet to see the infamous wild ponies that inhabit the balds of the mountain top, which I had heard so many stories about.
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