Outdoors

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  • Whispering Pines Family Campground – Wise
    Nestled on 160 acres in the beautiful Appalachian Mountains just 1 mile North of Wise off Birchfield Road on Rt. 759. 8 fully equipped RV sites and primitive tent sites. Facilities include dumping station, bathhouse, swimming lake, hiking trails, volleyball, basketball and other recreational
  • Burke’s Garden
    This rare piece of geology was first discovered in the 1740's by James Burke while hunting in the area. The name "Burke's Garden" was given to the valley as a joke in 1748 after Burke planted potato peelings by the campfire of a surveying party. The next year, a fine crop of potatoes was found.  It is oftentimes referred to as
  • Creeper Trail Bike Rental – Shuttle Service
    Creeper Trail Bike Rental - Shuttle Service is located on US58 in Whitetop, VA, only five minutes from the beginning of the Virginia Creeper Trail. Currently the only bike rental and shuttle service operating from the Whitetop end of the Creeper Trail, we can save you time and miles of extra driving when coming from areas East of Whitetop.
  • Crab Orchard Museum & Pioneer Park
    Historic Crab Orchard Museum preserves the cultural heritage of the Appalachian Region with exhibits on the 500 year-old Native American Village discovered on site, Pioneer Life, and military conflicts, such as the Revolutionary and Civil Wars. See the animals of Southwest Virginia, such as the turkey, black bear, and Bald Eagle, along with the infamous "varmint," a coyote credited with
  • Pelican Point Yacht Club
    Ralph and Ginny Zahn have owned and operated the marina since 1974. The Pelican Point staff takes pride in offering quality service. The marina has 134 deep-water slips, with dockside water and 30 amp. electrical service for both power and sail. Some 60 amp. electric service is available as well. Yacht club members enjoy a waterfront-resort environment.
  • Pacabella Farm Alpacas & Boutique Outdoors
    Pacabella Farm Alpacas & Boutique invites you to come feel the warmth and softness of alpacas at our family farm! Our family farm is nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, just a few miles from both Smith Mountain Lake and Roanoke. Hours: Thursday, Friday, Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.  Free tours and no reservation required! Feed the
  • Black Water Junction Wake Park
    Black Water Junction is a cable park that offers its customers an active water sports lifestyle in a safe, healthy, family friendly, and environmentally conscious setting. Located just off Smith Mountain Lake in Union Hall, Virginia, the complex offers wakeboarding and wakeskating for riders of all skill levels. We understand that coming to the cable park, especially for your first time, can
  • New River Fly Fishing
    If you're looking for a professional guide service with local knowledge and expertise, you've come to the right place. New River Fly Fishing is run by veteran fishing guide Mike Smith, who has nearly 20 years of experience guiding on the New. Mike is the Product and Brand Development Specialist for Flymen Fishing Company and the author of the Angler's
  • Appalachian Horseback Riding Adventures
    Appalachian Horseback Riding Adventures, located in western Grayson County, offers guided horseback riding trips in Mt. Rogers, Virginia's highest peak, as well as Pine Mountain.    Experience the limitless beauty of the Grayson County's mountains, with 365 degree views, or the awesome Wild Ponies of Grayson Highlands. If you love horses, mountain views, adventure, peace and serenity, you will love Appalachian
  • Gordon Trent Golf Course
    18 challenging holes including lakes, practice putting green for all players, all greens offer bent grass putting surface, fairways are overseeded with rye grass, open 7 days a week, snack bar for a quick lunch, golf cart rentals are available, club rentals are available, starting times available but not required, beautiful scenic Patrick County, VA, the foothills of the Blue
  • Saltville Wave Pool
    Nicknamed "Mammoth Waves", Saltville's new wave pool, has the ability to generate ocean-like waves. The wave pool replaced a municipal swimming pool whose predecessor, a saltwater pool built in the mid-1940s was the first to be named for Hardy Roberts, the first man from Smyth County to die in World War II. The pool is 150 feet long by 60
  • Fairystone Loop
    The small pinkish-brown Fairy Stones appear everywhere across Virginia in state park gift shops and in souvenir stands along the Blue Ridge, but to find them naturally, the visitor must come to Fairy Stone State Park. Here, among the mighty white pines and massive yellow poplars, just back from the shores of Philpott Lake, is where they originate. In
  • Back of the Dragon
    The premier road in North America offers thirty two miles and 438 curves of knee dragging fun.  The Back of the Dragon, which is named after the mystical medieval dragon, is the premier riding road in the nation! Ideal for sports cars or motorcycles, this road offers the most spectacular views you can find on the east coast! Crossing three
  • Fairy Stone State Park
    Home of the lucky fairy stones, Fairy Stone is well known for its 168-acre lake adjoining Philpott Reservoir just minutes from the Blue Ridge Parkway. The park offers cabins, a campground, group camping, a conference center, a lodge that sleeps 16, numerous trails, beach swimming, rowboats, canoes, paddle boats, hydro-bikes, picnicking and two playgrounds, including one in the water. Watch the sunset
  • Buffalo Mountain Natural Area Preserve
    Widely recognized as one of Virginia's greatest natural heritage treasures, Buffalo Mountain Natural Area Preserve is a place like no other. Enjoy a half-mile hike up the scenic monadnock. Enjoy panoramic views of 50 miles on a clear day. Buffalo Mountain, named for its shape, boasts many rare plant and animal occurences. The combination of high-elevation (3,971 feet), wind-exposed openings
  • Seven Springs Trout Pond
    Seven Springs Trout Pond is operated as a catch-out trout pond.  We are open March through November on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. We are located one mile west of the Town of Tazewell on Route 19.   We will be stocking Rainbow and Golden Trout.  No fishing license is required.  Trout will be sold by the pound.  This pond
  • Clint’s Striper Guide Service
    Striper Fishing at Smith Mountain Lake Come and experience the vast beauty and fishing pleasure. Book a trip and get the experience of a lifetime catching a hard fighting fresh water Striper. We accept charters groups for up to five anglers. We provide everything needed to put fish in the boat. The Boat and Captain are available 365 days a
  • Mountain Heritage Loop
    Tazewell County is historically known for it’s deep connection to the coal industry, however, as you cross Walker Mountain the only thing you can focus on is Tazewell’s beautiful scenic views. White-tailed deer and wild turkey run free through the woodlands while bald eagles soar through the sky. Be sure to stop by Burke’s Garden on your way through the
  • Gills Creek Marina
    Gills Creek Marina, formerly known as Fox Port Marina, is located near G2 in Gills Creek right near B13 off the Blackwater side of Smith Mountain Lake. Gorgeous views, clean deep water with easy access to the main body of the lake. Gills Creek Marina is under significant modernization of its boat slips, marina and lodge. Give us a call,
  • DeHart Park
    Surrounded by the beautiful Blue Ridge, DeHart Park in Stuart offers many recreational opportunities to our citizens and visitors. The Park has a swimming pool, tennis courts and a multi-purpose basketball court. The park also has Little League ballfields, concession stand, picnic shelter and a playground, as well as a volleyball area. A 1/2 mile circular trail