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  • NEW RIVER TRIPS- fishing guide
    New River Trips offers guided fishing trips on the New River. We mainly catch smallmouth bass; some walleye and muskie are also caught. We cater to Fly fisherman as well as spin fisherman. 10th season of guided fishing. All equipment and lures are provided; you may also bring your own. We  do trips on over a dozen sections of the
  • Cliffview Trading Post
    Right on the New River Trail State Park along the second oldest river in the world and one of the few flowing north, Cliffview Trading Post offers everything you need for a relaxing horseback ride on the trail (all equipment furnished including horses). Open for more than 14 years Cliffview Trading Post offers 1 or 2 hour guided horseback rides and
  • Galax Parks & Recreation
    The Galax Recreation Center offers a variety of activities. There are youth and adult sports programs, senior programs, 5K runs, year round swimming lessons, karate, gymnastics, bingo, water fitness, aquatic programs, tennis lessons, Oak Hill basketball camp, CPR classes, first aid classes, dog obedience, Middle Eastern dance instruction and after school programs for children in kindergarten through 5th grade. Open to
  • Fries to Byllesby New River Canoe Route
    Virginia's New River offers excellent opportunities for the avid canoeing fan. Nearly seven miles of the New River passes through northwest Carroll County. The scenery of the river is spectacular and flows alongside the New River Trail State Park. According to the Galax-Grayson-Carroll Visitor's Guide, this stretch of river starts with: "Launch at the public landing in the Fries Town park/New
  • Blackwater River Boat Landing
    Originating in the coastal plain swamp in Prince George County, the Blackwater River flows by the border of the City of Franklin to give local and visitors multiple options for recreation. The Blackwater boasts some gorgeous float trips through ancient tree lined wetlands. On any one trip, you can see whitetail deer, numerous waterfowl, raccoons, squirrels and many unique reptile
  • New River Charter
    New River Charter is located conveniently near the I 81 & I 77 interchange in SW Virginia. We provide World-Class fishing opportunities for small mouth bass, muskie and walleye. All inclusive trips include lunches, tackle and shuttles. We fish on the New River which is the second oldest river in the world, some estimate it at 350 million years old.
  • Smart View Recreational Area
    Smart View Recreational Area offers several hiking trails and picnic areas. Located along the Blue Ridge Parkway, Smart View also offers excellent views of the Virginia Piedmont. Various trails meander through moist deciduous woodlands, hardwood forests, and open fields. This site is great place to bird during spring migration, but summer also is productive with breeders such as hooded, Kentucky,
  • Spikenard Farm Honeybee Sanctuary
    Join us for educational workshops throughout the year or at one of our free Friday tours! Please visit our website for a full list of classes, from beekeeping to farming & gardening to baking bread in a woodfired oven <https://spikenardfarm.org/> We also offer pollinator-friendly plants and seeds for sale. Spikenard Farm Honeybee Sanctuary specializes in flowers that nourish the bees with
  • Rock Castle Gorge National Recreational Trail
    This trail starts easy at the entrance to the Rocky Knob campground around milepost 167 on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Then the trail descends over three miles into the backcountry camping area in the bottom of the gorge. The strenuous and rugged nature of the trail reveal part of the reason this pathway was given National Recreational Trail status. Also, in
  • Bell Gallery and Garden
    The Gallery features the work of nearly 100 talented local and regional artists and craftspeople. Unique pottery, Appalachian baskets, original artwork, jewelry, woodworking, leatherwork, weaving, blown glass, as well as our own work; Joanne's pressed flowers and beveled glass panels, and Bill's exceptional very-large-format landscape photography. Bill prints his new work directly onto canvas, a vivid new look in photography.
  • Blue Ridge Parkway – Floyd
    As it passes through southwestern Virginia, this scenic drive follows the mountain crests of the Blue Ridge, offering sweeping views of mountains and valleys, split-rail fences, colorful spring wildflowers and fall foliage, wildlife and waterfalls. Along the way are numerous picnic sites, campgrounds, hiking trails and historic sites. The Parkway is ranked "America's most scenic drive." See visitor
  • Buffalo Mountain Ziplines
    Come fly high above the forest floor from treetop to treetop on up to 9 ziplines! Buffalo Mountain Ziplines offers you an exciting way to gain a bird's eye view of the beauty of Southwest Virginia. Our course is family friendly and we welcome zippers aged 3 to a 103. At Buffalo Mountain Ziplines you will experience our hardwood forest canopy with
  • Runnett Bag Park at Philpott Lake
    Runnet Bag Recreation Park is located in Franklin County, with an elevation of 994 feet, or 303 meters above sea level. This Park is also known as Rennet Bag Recreation Area. Runnet Bag Park is  near Ryan's Branch Park and Union Bridge located in Patrick County. Amenities: Boat Ramp Parking
  • Ryans Branch at Philpott Lake
    Ryan's Branch is located on the north side 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. Ryans Branch Recreation Area is in the Parks category for Franklin County in the state of
  • Skyland Lakes Golf Club
    Eighteen holes around lakes, through forests and along meadows, all among the majestic mountains that make this area a refreshing escape. Motel accomodations available on site. Golf packages are offered. Please phone for rates. The 18-hole, par 71, golf course is open to the public: Championship tees - 6,520, 68.9, 120;Regular tees - 5,955, N/A, 118;Women's tees - 5,118, N/A,
  • Fancy Gap KOA
    On top of Fancy Gap mountain in Virginia, just off the Blue Ridge Parkway (exit 8 off I-77, U.S. 52 and Blue Ridge Parkway milepost 199.5), lies the serene setting of Fancy Gap KOA Campground. Providing camping areas for the travelers, hikers and adventurers of the parkway, we are OPEN ALL YEAR (weather permitting.) A natural setting with the comforts
  • Orchard Gap on the Blue Ridge Parkway
    There are many unique and interesting things to see along the Blue Ridge Parkway in Carroll County. In addition to overlooks and historic and scenic waysides, are geological aspects of the landscape. The Orchard Gap location presents the visitor with an interesting panorama of a "mountain gap." One usually associates a mountain with a narrow, deep pass through the mountains. Here in the
  • Volunteer Gap on the Blue Ridge Parkway
    There are many unique and interesting things to see along the Blue Ridge Parkway in Carroll County. Aside from overlooks and historic and scenic waysides, are geological aspects of the landscape. The Volunteer Gap location along the parkway presents the visitor with an interesting panorama of a "mountain gap." One usually associates a mountain with a narrow pass through the
  • Blue Ridge Parkway – Agricultural Lease Interpretative Overlook
    Most of the landscape along the 469 mile Blue Ridge Parkway consists of mountainous terrain and steep wooded ridges. The 30 mile stretch of the parkway through Carroll County presents the traveler with a different pastoral view due to the fact that the county is within the Blue Ridge Plateau sub-region of the Blue Ridge Mountain chain. Here the landscape
  • Devil’s Den Nature Preserve
    The Devil's Den Nature Preserve is a unique 250 acre tract containing an abundance of cultural and natural resources. The preserve is situated on the eastern edge of the Blue Ridge Escarpment overlooking the North Carolina Piedmont. Several trails cross the property, including one that follows the former road bed of the Good Spur Road - a historic