Children on a hike with binoculars pointing at White Top Mountain in Smyth County VA

Blue Ridge Discovery Center

Interpretive Center opening in 2021! Blue Ridge Discovery Center (BRDC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to exploring, discovering and sharing the natural history of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Just 11 miles from Chilhowie (exit 35), BRDC is your gateway to the wilderness of Mount Rogers and Whitetop Mountain.


6402 Whitetop Rd, Troutdale, Virginia 24378

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