Mountains

Stone Mountain TrailWise, Wise County

The first mile of the trail is a series of rock stairs that were constructed by the Youth Conservation Corps in the 1970s. Many miniature falls cascade along the sold rock streambed exposing interesting rock formations. There is a stand of old growth hemlock 300+ years old. High Butte is a large rock outcrop with […]
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Appalachian Wonders LoopWise, Wise County

If you’re visiting Wise County and want to venture through the beautiful Jefferson National Forest, then the Appalachian Wonders Loop is a great place to start. Located within the Cumberland Plateau, this trail is home to 24 species of breeding warblers, 4 species of thrushes, a diverse selection of flora, salamanders, insects, and mammals, including […]
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Back of the DragonTazewell, Tazewell County

The premier road in North America offers thirty two miles and 438 curves of knee dragging fun.  The Back of the Dragon, which is named after the mystical medieval dragon, is the premier riding road in the nation! Ideal for sports cars or motorcycles, this road offers the most spectacular views you can find on […]
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