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  • North Fork of Pound Reservoir
    Built in 1966 as authorized by the Flood Control Act of 1960, the 154 acre lake is used for fishing, boating, camping, picnicing, hiking, and municipal water supply. Picnic area overlooks reservoir and is complete with restroom facility. The reservoir is managed by the US Army Corps of Engineers, but most of the developed recreation sites are managed by the
  • Red Fox Trail
    This 1.5 mile historical trail is an interpretive hike back to 1892, when a massacre at the site left five people dead at what was dubbed “the killing rock.”  Open to hiking, biking, and equestrian, this trail is considered moderately intensive. Elevations range from 1860 to 2260 feet. From Pound VA:  Take Highway 23 north for 3.6 miles.  Turn left on SR
  • Spearhead Trails – Original Pocahontas Trail System
    "The OP" offers 65 miles of scenic twists and turns in a deep-woods setting. The system provides spectacular views of surrounding mountains and historic downtown, and can be accessed from 2 trail heads: one at Boissevain Park, and the other in the ATV-Friendly town of Pocahontas. Spearhead Trails rider permits will be available at local retailers, see website for a list. Permits are
  • Spearhead Trails – Stone Mountain Trail System
    Stone Mountain boasts 30 miles of highly technical "blue and black" trails along the crest and curves of Stone and Black Mountains, and features 9 overlooks. The trailhead is at Leeman Park, which offers riders amenities that includes an RV Park, swimming pool, horse arena and stables, playgrounds, volleyball, basketball, and tennis courts, as well as picnic pavilions. Considered to be a
  • Leeman Field Park
    Leeman Field park in Pennington Gap, has many activities for the whole family. These include tennis courts, basketball courts, volleyball courts, a .58 mile walking trail, 2 children's playgrounds, a sand box, swimming pool, baseball fields, access to the Powell River, and 3 pavilions. For more information or to rent a pavilion, please call the Town of Pennington
  • Stone Face Rock
    Folklore says that the face was carved by Cherokee Indians honoring their chief at the time. The name of the Chief is unknown. Others believe that the face has evolved over time by wind and rain. Nevertheless it’s a great photo opportunity for a visitor looking for something different! Stone Face Rock is located just outside of Pennington Gap and
  • Penhook #9 Boat Access on Smith Mountain Lake
    The Penhook #9 Boat Access site sits on 22.7 acres of land. The facility features a two-lane concrete boat ramp with courtesy docks, paved parking for 42 vehicles with trailers, handicapped-accessible fishing pier, dusk to dawn lighting, and new restrooms (open during peak months). The facility is open from sunrise to sunset, overnights are not allowed. There is no launching cost
  • Mountain Lake Conservancy
    The Mountain Lake Conservancy was founded to manage and protect the 2,600 pristine acres of Mountain Lake Lodge. Designated a "Virginia Green" destination by the state's Green tourism initiative because of its environmentally friendly practices, Mountain Lake provides a wide array of nature-based opportunities that are managed by the Mountain Lake Conservancy, including: 20 hiking and birding trails, a
  • Mountain Biking at Mountain Lake
    Mountain Lake’s 4,000-foot elevation makes for cool summer cycling and a scenic spring or fall experience. Its 20 miles of trails--from single track for experienced riders to smooth trails for beginners and children--are open to the public year-round. Trail maps are available at the Mountain Lake Outfitters. Bike rentals available at the Mountain Lake Outfitters at the entrance to Mountain Lake
  • New River Outdoor Co.
    New River Outdoor Co. provides canoe, kayak, & raft rentals on the New River, cabin rentals at Walker Creek Retreat, & guided New River fishing trips for trophy smallmouth bass & musky. Located on US-460 in Pembroke, VA. NROC has outfitted trips on the New River since 2003 and takes pride in its high-quality equipment and knowledgeable, friendly staff. A
  • Castle Rock Golf Course
    Castle Rock Golf and Recreation is located in the quiet town of Pembroke overlooking the New River and its' namesake "Castle Rock", in Giles County. The views from the course are of breathtaking vistas of the surrounding Blue Ridge Mountains and no matter what season you decide to play, you will be blesssed. We feature an 18 Hole Golf Course with
  • Tangent Outfitters – Pembroke
    Tangent Outfitters, with locations in Pembroke and Radford, Virginia, is a full service outfitter and guide service, specializing in canoeing, kayaking, rafting, mountain biking and guided fishing. With over 25 years of fishing experience for Small Mouth Bass, Muskie and Walleye on the New River. We provide quality outdoor equipment rentals and shuttle service for the New River, New River
  • Cascades National Recreation Trail
    This highly scenic, 4-mile round-trip trail meanders along a shaded mountain creek to a 66-foot waterfall within Jefferson National Forest. Hike is low to moderate difficulty. Picnicking area is at the beginning of the trail.  Native trout fishing available in the Little Stony Creek.  Accessible restrooms at the trailhead. Picnic area. Water hydrant for filling water bottles available in the recreation
  • Pearisburg Town Park- River Sculpture Walking Trail
    The Pearisburg Town Park has a River Sculpture Walking Trail where anyone can enjoy a easy, peaceful walk while viewing various sculptures. The trail consists of five sculptures: the "Rebirth" sculpture, "The Cascades" sculpture, the "Jewel Rebar Veritas" sculpture, the "A Part, Not Apart" sculpture, and the interactive "I Want This River To Be..." sculpture. A few of the sculptures
  • New River Water Trail
    Giles County boasts 37 miles of the majestic New River where it’s depth ranges from a very few inches to a maximum of one hundred feet at the at the base of the towering Palisade Cliffs in Eggleston. River goers can enjoy fishing, rafting, floating, boating, and swimming on the New River Water Trail. Find easy access at public boat
  • Dismal Falls
    40 ft. width with a 12 ft. drop into a single whirlpool. It’s an easy hike for those who are less eager to venture far off the beaten path. From the community of White Gate on hwy. 42, just off Rt. 100 from Pearisburg, it’s a short jaunt of a little over 10 miles. You will take SR-606 to SR-671
  • Giles Country Club
    The Giles Country Club facilities include a beautiful 9 hole golf course surrounded by mountains; a heated pool; a bar and grill; hotel-style rooms and a ballroom for rent. Giles Country Club continues to be a great place to stay when in town visiting family, away for a sporting event, or passing through on business. With being a multi-functional facility, the
  • Appalachian Trail, Giles
    Southwestern Virginia includes some of the most spectacular sections of this famous Maine-to-Georgia footpath, with wilderness high summits, mature timber and vivid floral displays in June and July. Giles contains 50 miles of the Appalachian Trail and it passes through the county seat of Pearisburg and the Town of Narrows which are now both official Appalachian Trail Communities. Starting in the
  • Sinking Creek Bridge and Covered Bridges of Giles County
    Three beautiful covered bridges are located in traditional country settings: Sinking Creek Bridge, 70-foot-long red wooden bridge with a tin roof, built in 1916. Open to the public. Not open to the public, but also in Giles: Link Farm Bridge, 50-ft. bridge, with red board sides and a sheet-metal roof, dating from 1912. Reynold's Farm Bridge, 36-foot bridge built in 1919. Can only
  • Craig Creek Recreation Area
    Craig Creek Recreation Area, located in Botetourt County, VA 11 miles east of New Castle, is a great place to take the family on hot summer days to enjoy the outdoors. Families and groups can camp, picnic, fish, wade, and hike. There is also space for camping with horses. The Recreation Area encompasses over 130 acres of pasture and woodland