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  • Blue Ridge Tree Climbing, LLC
    The best and most accurate word for me to describe the attraction to tree climbing is “magic”. We understood the true meaning of the word as children when most of us started climbing, but as we supposedly grew up our gaze went from the tree tops to the desk tops. If you cannot remember the meaning of childhood
  • Jamison Mill Park Campground at Philpott Lake
    Jamison Mill Park is located along the shores of Philpott Lake, a 3,000 acre lake with 100 miles of pristine undeveloped shoreline surrounded by 10,500 acres of forested land in the foothills of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains. The clear water and natural shoreline make Philpott Lake a unique place for every sportsman and outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy the outdoors. The 300+
  • Salthouse Branch Park at Philpott Lake
    Salthouse Branch Park is located on the shores of Philpott Lake nestled in the rugged foothills of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains. Philpott Lake boasts a 3,000 acre reservoir that features 100 miles of shoreline. Philpott Lake's clear water and natural shoreline make it a unique place for visitors to enjoy a multitude of activities Salthouse Branch Park offers outdoor adventure for
  • Twin Ridge Recreation Area at Philpott Lake
    Twin Ridge Recreation Area is ideally located at the center of Philpott Lake, a 3000 acre lake with 100 miles of shoreline nestled among the rolling foothills of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains. The lake's clear water and natural shoreline make it a unique place for visitors to enjoy numerous recreational opportunities.  Twin Ridge is open year-round. It offers swimming, picnicking, hiking,
  • Jamison Mill FIT Trail
    Description: A half-mile one-way interpretive fitness trail within Philpott Park near the Philpott Lake Visitor Center and Overlook.  The trail is open year round. There are 26 points of interest identified by numbered markers along the trail which correspond to interpretive information in the trail guide available at the trailhead. Exercises are offered at 20 fitness stations along the trail.
  • Jamison Mill Park at Philpott Lake
    Jamison Mill Park, located in Franklin County, is a beautiful spot for scenic panoramic views of Philpott Lake, a 3,000 acre lake with 100 miles of pristine undeveloped shoreline surrounded by 10,500 acres of forested land in the foothills of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains. The clear water and natural shoreline make Philpott Lake a unique place for every sportsman and outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy
  • Beaver Dam Creek Walking Trail
    Part of the Mountain Warbler Trail Loop, this is a walking trail with spectacular nature scenery within the Town of Hillsville. It is situated along a creek embankment with views of open fields opposite the creek as the trail meanders through a peaceful canopy of hardwoods. The diversity of wildlife and plant life helped get the trail listed in the
  • Carter Pines Community Park
    The Carter Pines Community Park is a 24 acre tract within the Town of Hillsville and is owned and administered by Carroll County. It is the largest town park in SW Virginia. The tract contains one of the first and last surviving white pine plantings in the state. The five-acre remnant stand was planted in the 1930s. Several acres are replanted
  • Beaver Dam Creek Birding and Wildlife Trail
    This trail is a part of the statewide Birding and Wildlife Trail system of the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. Southwest Virginia is a part of the Mountain Area which includes 34 trail loops with 340 sites. Carroll County has four trails within the Blue Ridge Highlands Loop. This trail is also a part of the Mountain Warbler
  • Birding and Wildlife Trails in Carroll County
    Carroll County hosts four sites of the Wildlife and Birding Trail system. The trail is the first statewide program of its kind. The trail loops in Carroll County are a part of the Mountain Area of the state that incorporates 34 trail loops with 340 sites in SW Virginia. The trail loops in Carroll County consist of Beaver
  • Trout Fishing in Carroll County
    Nestled within the heart of the Blue Ridge Plateau, Carroll County boasts an ideal setting for fishing within many of its mountain streams. Seasoned fishermen will attest to the vibrant quality of trout that can be hooked within Carroll County. Key streams include: CROOKED CREEK (brown, rainbow, and brook trout); STEWARTS CREEK (brook trout); LITTLE REED ISLAND CREEK (rainbow and brown
  • Appalachian Waters Float Fishing and Guide Service
    Appalachian Waters provides guided float trips on the New River, the James River, the Jackson River Tailwater, and the South Holston River Tailwater. Trips can be tailored to your interests; fly fishing, spin fishing, sight-seeing, wildlife photography, fall foliage, etc. Maybe you would just enjoy doing nothing at all while you float lazily along down an ancient river.
  • Redbud Capital of the World
    Honaker, Virginia has been designated as the "Redbud Capital of the World" by the Virginia General Assembly for their amazingly beautiful/plentiful redbud trees blooming in April annually. Route 80, Redbud Highway, is a beautiful scenic drive through the mountains and
  • William P. Harris Park
    Located minutes from the towns of Richlands and Honaker William P. Harris Park is located on Route 80 at Council. This park has a large community center, a swimming pool, tennis and volleyball courts, athletic fields, picnic shelter, a stage with bleachers, and two 100-year-old restored cabins that provide space for various group
  • Collins Cove Horse Camp
    Collins Cove Horse Camp provides access to the Virginia Highlands Horse Trail. It has parking, hitching rails and chemical toilets. No potable water. Open fields for camping. Fee
  • Stewarts Creek WMA Birding and Wildlife Trail
    This trail system is a part of the statewide Birding and Wildlife Trail system of the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. The trail system is the first statewide program of its type. Southwest Virginia is a part of the Mountain Area which includes 34 trail loops with 340 sites. Carroll County has four trails within the Blue Ridge
  • Pilot Mountain Scenic Overlook
    Travelers to the Blue Ridge Parkway will enjoy some of the 30 miles of scenery along this stretch within Carroll County, Virginia. The county offers an easy access the parkway at Fancy Gap from I-77 (Exit 8). Travelers to the parkway may wish to travel north from Fancy Gap to Milepost 189.1 for an elevated perspective (2,950 ft)of the Carolina
  • Picnic Area at Groundhog Mountain
    This mountail setting on the Blue Ridge Parkway is ideal for stopping to enjoy the great outdoors with delightful scenery while you enjoy a hearty picnic meal. Many picnic tables are available with outdoor grills. There are walking areas nearby, including the Groundhog Mountain observation tower (built to resemble an old tobacco barn). The elevation at Groundhog Mountain is 3,035 ft). A
  • Olde Mill Golf Resort
    Ellis Maples designed championship golf course, tennis courts, swimming pool,  exercise room, hiking trails, meeting facilities and so much more!   Enjoy a round of golf on a challenging but breathtakingly gorgeous golf course or just relax on the deck overlooking the lake to escape life's hustle!   Lodging accommodations include 2 and 4 bedroom cottages as well as 2 bedroom condos overlooking the 18th green!  Please visit
  • Riverbound X-Stream
    At Riverbound we seek to establish and promote our water resources as quality flyfishing destinations for all those who would share our vision of unspoiled places, magnificent fish, and good company. All this without the burden of time, money and travel associated with exotic trips. So, here at Riverbound: Catch trophy trout every day!!! On over 10 miles of private