Mountains

Rt. 611 Cumberland Mountain Scenic DriveClintwood, Dickenson County

Rt. 611 Cumberland Mountain Scenic Drive was designated in 2009 as a Virginia Scenic Byway State Rt. 611. Beginning in Clintwood, and winding through the Mountains, you will find several tourism attractions spurring off the route. Birch Knob Tower located in the Jefferson National Forest, Airplane Rock overlook, John Flannagan Dam and Reservoir, Branham Farm, […]
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Big Stone Gap LoopBig Stone Gap, Wise County

Big Stone Gap isn’t just the name of a movie, it’s also a town with a number of interesting sites to explore. Take a short trip around Fraley Park or a more strenuous trek on Roaring Fork and enjoy the stunning rhododendron thickets, cascading waters, and moss-covered rocks. 200-year old eastern hemlock, yellow poplar, yellow […]
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Lonesome Pine LoopBreaks, Dickenson County

The Lonesome Pine Loop is a great choice for anyone wanting to visit the areas mentioned in John Fox Jr.’s 1908 novel, “Trail of the Lonesome Pine”. Many of the sites on this loop are located directly on the Pound River or one of its connecting waterways, where you can watch the sizable beaver population […]
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Bullitt ParkBig Stone Gap, Wise County

Located in Big Stone Gap in Southwest Virginia. Bullitt Park is the largest of nine community parks operated by the Big Stone Gap Department of Parks and Recreation. The park includes a football field, tennis courts, fitness and biking trails, large playground, picnic areas, pavilions and a track. Serving as a park since 1935, it […]
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Devil’s Bathtub & WaterfallFt. Blackmore, Scott County

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the rise in popularity of Devil’s Bathtub in recent years, the hike is often over-visited and has caused environmental issues with parking and littering. If you choose to visit, please remember to #LeaveNoTrace and only park in a designated parking area.  Devil’s Fork Loop Trail is perfect for the true back country enthusiasts […]
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