Trip Planner: Outdoor Recreation

Back of the Dragon Brewery

Located in downtown Tazewell, VA, the Back of the Dragon Brewery and store opened …

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Big Tumbling Creek

The Clinch Mountain fee fishing area (Tumbling Creek) offers put-and-take trout fishing with the …

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Blue Ridge Discovery Center

Interpretive Center opening in 2021! Blue Ridge Discovery Center (BRDC) is a non-profit organization …

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Buller Fish Hatchery

The South Fork of the Holston River that flows through the hatchery property provides …

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Clinch Mountain Wildlife Management Area

The Clinch Mountain Wildlife Management Area is the second largest in the Virginia DWR …

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Grayson Highlands State Park

The highland balds of this Virginia State Park offer unparalleled views, fishing, hiking, bouldering, …

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Grindstone Campground

TEMPORARILY CLOSED. Due to maintenance at Grindstone campground, the facility will be closed for …

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Helen Williams Barbrow Interpretive Trail

The Helen Williams Barbrow Interpretive Trail is a biking and walking trail located in …

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Holston Hills Country Club

Day players welcome! Holston Hills Golf Course is an 18 hole championship course built …

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Hungry Mother Lake

Hungry Mother Lake is a peaceful place to spend an afternoon, a weekend or …

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Hungry Mother Outdoor Adventures

Zip through the treetops at Hungry Mother Outdoor Adventures  Just 10 minutes from the …

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Hurricane Campground

Located along a rushing mountain stream under the shade of hemlock and rhododendron, this …

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J. Stuart Staley Memorial Overlook

The most scenic spot on Highway 16/The Back of the Dragon is the Staley …

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Laurel Bed Lake

From Saltville, follow Route 634 to Allison Gap, then left on Route 613 to …

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Lion's Campground

Lion’s Campground is an RV campground in downtown Saltville, offering sites with full water/sewer …

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Matt Reilly Fly Fishing

Matt Reilly Fly Fishing, helmed by owner and guide Matt Reilly, is based on …

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Mount Rogers Headquarters & Visitor Center

The Pat Jennings Visitor Center serves as the headquarters and gateway to the Mount …

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Mount Rogers National Recreation Area

Covering approximately 200,000 acres, the Mount Rogers National Recreation Area includes the two highest …

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Mount Rogers Scenic Byway

Over 60 miles of beautiful scenery, the federally designated Mount Rogers Scenic Byway traverses …

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Raccoon Branch Campground

Only 11 miles from I-81 via State Route 16, this beautiful little campground is …

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Rowland Creek Falls

This trail makes for a steep climb or descent with a beautiful 100-foot cascade …

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Saltville Golf Club

The 9-hole “Saltville” course at the Saltville Golf Club facility in Saltville, Virginia features …

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Skulls Gap Overlook

Beautiful view of Smyth County, just south of Chilhowie at Exit 35.

The Appalachian Trail

The iconic Appalachian Trail passes through Sugar Grove, VA just south of Marion, VA

The Channels Natural Area Preserve

A maze-like system of sandstone crevices and boulders that occur near the summit of …

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The Claw of the Dragon

It would be a challenge for motorcycle riders to find a more beautiful driving …

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The Salt Trail

Walking and biking trail from Saltville to Glade Spring, VA. Start in downtown Saltville. …

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Virginia Highlands Horse Trail

Located in the Mount Rogers National Recreation Area, the Virginia Highlands Horse Trail is …

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Well Fields Recreation Area

Explore the lakes and saltwater marshes of the Well Fields Recreation Area in Saltville, …

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White Blaze Outdoors

White Blaze Outdoors provides guided hiking tours and private hiker/biker shuttles. Popular guided hikes …

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