Mountains

Cedar Bluff Overlook Park/TrailCedar Bluff, Tazewell County

Cedar Bluff Overlook Park and Trail provide a great opportunity to both observe and interact with a very unique environment.  The trail follows a Virginia Department of Transportation constructed road cut where you encounter benches en-route to an observation deck at the summit. The Overlook Trail is 760 feet to Overlook Summit.  Overlook elevation is […]
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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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Birch Knob TowerClintwood, Dickenson County

Location: Dickenson County, Virginia. An elevation of 3,144 feet above sea level, you’ll find the 100-yard walk from the parking lot and the 183 stair steps to reach the top to be well worth the trek. Just bring along some bottled water and don’t forget your camera. Sitting on a rock outcrop at the highest summit […]
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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 & Waterfall, TheFt. Blackmore, Scott County

Devil’s Fork Loop Trail is perfect for the true back country enthusiasts who are willing to get their feet wet. All hikers should be prepared to scramble over boulders, and should plan their visit during relatively low water conditions. The highlight of the trail is the spectacular Devil’s Bathtub, a naturally smooth swimming hole. After […]
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