Bicycling

Flag Rock Area TrailsNorton, Norton City County

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 […]
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Norton ReservoirNorton, Norton City County

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 […]
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Leeman Field ParkPennington Gap, Lee County

Leeman Field park in Pennington Gap, has many activities for the whole family. These include tennis courts, basketball courts, volleyball courts, a .58 mile walking trail, 2 children’s playgrounds, a sand box, swimming pool, baseball fields, access to the Powell River, and 3 pavilions. For more information or to rent a pavilion, please call the […]
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Sugar Hill Loop TrailSaint Paul, Russell County

This well-maintained hiking and biking trail extends around and over Sugar Hill, the large ridge north of Oxbow Lake Park. The trail climbs steeply to the ridge and then curves back around near the dam at the eastern end of Oxbow lake. The Lower River Trail traverses the banks of the State Scenic Clinch River. […]
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Oxbow Lake ParkSaint Paul, Wise County

Oxbow Lake Park is a city-owned park that includes a wetland and forest complex adjacent to the Clinch River. Because of its well maintained trail system, it is a popular destination for many of Saint Paul’s residents. The Oxbow Lake trail is a paved, wheelchair-accessible mile-long loop. Restroom facilities are located at the parking area. […]
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Heart of Appalachia Bike Route and Scenic DriveWise, Wise County

The trail runs from Burke’s Garden/Tazewell to Guest River Gorge/Wise County.  The 128 mile ride with 40 miles side trails treks through backroads, rails to trails, single track, historic sites,  natural preserve, wilderness area, a swinging bridge, three scenic rivers, farms, coal country, and gorgeous views in the far southwestern counties of Tazewell, Bland, Russell, and Wise and crosses […]
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