Outdoors

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  • Norton Reservoir
    Norton's Upper Reservoir/Lower Reservoir is located four miles from the city's downtown. The Upper Reservoir is 9.8 acres and allows fishing, canoeing/kayaking and electric motor boats. The Upper Reservoir is also stocked with trout and catfish by the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. Camping and mountain biking/hiking trails are also located nearby. See listed websites for more details on boating and
  • Flag Rock Area Trails
    The City of Norton's Flag Rock Area Trails (FRAT) system offers eight miles of mountain bike trails that are also open to hikers, trail runners, cross country skiers, birders, and other "people-powered" activities. Trails travel through rhododendron-choked forested tunnels, past giant sandstone boulders and clifflines, and through beautiful hardwood forests as they wind through Flag Rock Recreation Area. The city-owned recreation
  • North 40 Airsoft
    North 40 Airsoft runs a 10 acre airsoft field in Norton, VA.  We play every other weekend.  For event dates and times please see our facebook site under EVENTS.  North 40 is also an airsoft retailer, carrying a full range of airsoft guns, bbs, smoke grenades and tactical
  • Sugar Maple Bicycle Trail
    The Sugar Maple Trail is 1.8 miles of exhilarating mountain biking and hiking trails that are located at the Flag Rock Recreation Area in Norton, VA! Contact City of Norton Parks and Recreation (276-679-0754) for information on this trail and the many other outdoor adventure activities at Flag
  • High Knob Observation Tower
    A brand new observation tower with a long history opened in 2014 atop High Knob Recreation Area. At an elevation of 4,223 feet, the original tower built in the 30s burned down 40 years later. In 1978, Flatwoods Job Corp. built a new three story tower that met its demise by arson in 2007. Thanks to a dedicated community of
  • Stone Mountain Adventures
    We are the areas only outdoor adventure destination. Currently we are offering guided tours of local attractions but some will expand into other ventures.Tours and guided adventures to:Guest River GorgeDevil’s BathtubLittle Stony FallsHigh KnobClinch RiverPowell RiverMountain Bike RentalsKayak RentalsFloat
  • Cave Springs Recreation Area
    As one of the largest campgrounds in the Jefferson National Forest, Cave Springs offers a small lake for swimming that is fed by a spring that originates in the mountains above in a cave. Hiking trails developed in the area include one that leads to the cave and stone overlook and loops back to the parking lot. Another trail leads
  • Lake Keokee
    This 92 Acre lake, surrounded by a lovely wooded area, may be used for fishing or boating. The lake features a paved boat launching ramp, four picnic units with tables and grills, and a 3.7 mile lakeshore loop trail that provides access for shore fishing and wildlife walking. The lake is home to bass, sunfish, tiger, catfish, muskie
  • Flag Rock Recreation Area
    Flag Rock Recreation Area sits at 3,250 feet in elevation and is located three miles from downtown Norton on the lower slopes of High Knob. The park is most often associated with the "Flag Rock," which can be seen from downtown as a rock outcrop capped with an American flag. The thousand-acre park includes 25 developed acres that offer spectacular
  • Flatwoods Recreational Area in Coeburn
    Recreational area with picnic shelters equipped with electricity, water and grills surrounded by a beautiful mountain setting in Coeburn. To see fees and/or to reserve facilities please see the website
  • Norton City Park
    This park features a gazebo which is (available on first come-first serve basis). The park includes lighted tennis courts, basketball court, amphitheatre, as well as, playground equipment and picnic tables. Many activites take place at the park, which include the Annual Easter Egg Hunt, Pumpkin Hunt and Tree Lighting Event. The Best Friends Festival is held the 2nd week of
  • High Knob Recreation Area
    At an elevation of 3,800 feet, High Knob Recreation Area is the highest campground in the Clinch Ranger District of the Jefferson National Forest. The main attraction at the site is High Knob Lake, a 4 acre cold water lake with a 300 ft. sand swimming beach. A small amphitheater is located on a hillside behind the beach house. The lake
  • Powell Valley Overlook
    Powell Valley is a picturesque location, with an overlook accessible from the Northbound lanes of U.S. Route 23. A number of homes, farms, and a church are located in the valley below the overlook. The valley begins between Powell Mountain and Little Stone Mountain where the waters of the Powell River flow down from the rugged mountains of western Wise County.
  • Clear Creek Park
    Clear Creek Park is a four acre park and includes a playground, a basketball court, a shelter, walking track, and softball field. The shelter is available for use on a first come first serve basis. The softball field was built courtesy of the Norton Lions
  • Legion Park
    Formerly, the home of the American Legion Hall, and located on Rt. 619 in Norton, Legion Park was constructed in May of 1996. It features a picnic shelter and access to an interpretive trail with kiosks that give information on local history and various regional tourists attractions. Available by reservation and on a no fee basis, the park contains picnic
  • Norton Recreation Department
    Norton Community Center and swimming pool are located on East Park Avenue. A variety of recreation programs and classes are offered as well as meeting rooms for gatherings and social
  • Laurel Fork Trail
    Primitive atmosphere for camping and picnicking. Accessible by boat or foot trail only. Beautiful scenery (small waterfalls, geological formations, a variety of vegetation) and uncrowded conditions. Excellent base camp to explore upper reaches of Cumberland Mountain using old roads, logging trams and existing trails. The trail is 1.5 miles long and is difficult requiring some skill and challenge to
  • Pine Mountain Trail
    Serious hikers or horseback riders will love this scenic trail which follows the crest of the Cumberland Mountains dividing Virginia and Kentucky. The trail extends 26 miles from Pound Gap to Potter's Flats in the Breaks Interstate Park. Trailhead parking for horse trailers exists. The trail requires map reading and safety skills. At least 7 access points
  • Narrows Town Park
    The Narrows Town Park, or “The Boom”, is located on five acres situated between Wolf Creek and Park Drive in Narrows.  Many of the locals call the park “The Boom” because loggers used to float logs down to the Mill Pond, located a small distance from the park, to be cut into boards.  As the logs arrived at the pond,
  • Mill Creek Nature Park
    Mill Creek Nature Park is 140+ acres adjoining the Town of Narrows and Jefferson National Forest.  This property offers miles of hiking and mountain biking trails, beautiful water falls, and fishing for native trout in a pristine mountain stream (valid Virginia licenses required).  The park has a small picnic shelter as well as a hiker shelter near the reservoir.  Mill Creek reservoir