Coordinates: 36°36′2″N 80°48′45″W / 36.60056°N 80.81250°W Stewarts Creek Wildlife Management Area is a protected area located in Carroll County, Virginia. It lies along the Blue Ridge Mountains, and its 1,087 acres (4.40 km2) encompass the headwaters of both the North and South Forks of the eponymous waterway. Much of the terrain is rugged and steep; its lowest elevation is 1,580 feet (480 m) above sea level, while the highest is at 2,955 feet (901 m), near the Blue Ridge Parkway. Five sections of streams totalling 4.8 miles (7.7 km) may be found within the area's boundaries. Most of the area is wooded, mainly with tulip poplar, yellow birch, oak, and hickory, and there are thickets of rhododendrons along the banks of numerous streams.