Attractions in the Heart of Appalachia

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There are many reasons why so many people are drawn to the Heart of Appalachia. It doesn't matter if you want to climb the highest peak, or you're just looking for a quiet vacation to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. We're positive you'll get exactly what you're looking to find.
  • A.P. Carter Museum

    Hiltons, Scott County

    Born Alvin Pleasant Carter, A.P. Carter was born to love music. A skilled violinist, fiddler to homefolk, he, his wife Sara, brother Ezra and sister-in-law Maybelle formed the Carter Family band....

    Historic Buildings History One of a Kind Pioneer/Rural Life
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  • Animal Kingdom of VA LLC

    Pounding Mill, Tazewell County

     Animal Kingdom of VA is a small privately owned exotic animal facility in Southwest Virginia dedicated to the conservation of exotic species. Animal Kingdom of VA LLC is licensed and regulated...

    Zoos
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  • Appalachia Loop Trail

    Norton, Wise County

    Challenging four mile run or pleasant excursion to Little Stone Mountain located in the Jefferson National Forest.  Little Stone runs along the northern side of the Powell Valley with peak...

    Hiking/Climbing Mountains Wildlife Observation
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  • Appalachian African-American Cultural Center

    Pennington Gap, Lee County

    The building that once housed the only primary school for blacks in Pennington Gap, Lee County, Virginia, is now the Appalachian African-American Cultural Center. Besides preserving Appalachian black...

    African-American History
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  • Appalachian Backroads - Wise County

    Saint Paul, Wise County

    The Commonwealths of Kentucky & Virginia share a rugged mountainous border of jagged peaks rising over 4135 feet into the horizon. Pine and Black Mountains create this phenomenal land mass...

    Scenic Drives/Places
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  • Appalachian Wilderness Adventure Program

    Wise, Wise County

    The Appalachian Wilderness Adventure Program (AWAP) is a challenging ropes course. The program is a part of the ministries located at Camp Bethel, which also operates youth summer camp. The...

    Hiking/Climbing
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  • Appalachian Wonders Loop

    Wise, 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...

    Hiking/Climbing Lakes & Rivers Mountains Wildlife Observation
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  • Artistic Creations- Wood and More

    Weber City, Scott County

    I am a woodcarver and enjoy carving just about any subject from walking sticks to big bears. At times I can be found with a chain saw in my hands. I also etch glass and paint. Call to arrange a...

    Arts/Cultural Crafts, Gifts & Collectibles
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  • Back of the Dragon

    Tazewell, 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...

    Motorsports Mountains Scenic Drives/Places
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  • Bailey Log Cabin

    Bluefield, Tazewell County

    Records show that the Bailey family first settled in what later became Tazewell County more than 230 years ago.  Richard Peyton Bailey, Sr. received a warrant for land along the Bluestone River...

    Historic Buildings Pioneer/Rural Life
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  • Bark Camp Lake Trails

    Dungannon, Scott County

    Highlights: lake views, waterfowl, rare plants Length: 3.7 miles round trip Difficulty: easy to moderate Trailhead: The trailhead is gated in the winter (mid Oct. — April 1). During the...

    Boating Canoeing/Kayaking Fishing Hiking/Climbing Mountains Scenic Drives/Places Wildlife Observation
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  • Bark Camp Recreation Area

    Dungannon, Scott County

    The camp offers 25 camping units with tent pad, picnic table and parking spur near 60 acre warm water lake which provides opportunities for fishing and boating (electric motors only). Paved boat...

    Boating Canoeing/Kayaking Fishing Lakes & Rivers Mountains Scenic Drives/Places Wildlife Observation
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  • Bee Bottom Picnic Area

    Wise, Wise County

    Thirty-one picnic units with table, grill and parking spur. Sunny area with playground equipment and mowed spaces for...

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  • Big Stone Gap

    Big Stone Gap, Wise County

    Big Stone Gap is a little town with a big story! In the heart of Appalachia lies Big Stone Gap. Founded in 1856, Big Stone Gap represents quintessential Southern charm. Considered a small town, with...

    20th Century Historic Churches Historic Districts Historic Homes Pioneer/Rural Life
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  • Big Stone Gap Loop

    Big 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...

    Hiking/Climbing Lakes & Rivers Mountains Wildlife Observation
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  • Big Stony/Mountain Fork

    , County

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    Fishing Lakes & Rivers
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  • Birch Knob Tower

    Clintwood, 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...

    Hiking/Climbing Mountains Scenic Drives/Places Wildlife Observation
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  • Birding and Wildlife Trails in Buchanan County

    Grundy, Buchanan County

    Buchanan County hosts three sites of the Wildlife and Birding Trail System with six adjoining sites in neighboring Dickenson County. The trails are a part of the 340 sites with 34 loops that make up...

    Fall Foliage Hiking/Climbing Mountains Scenic Drives/Places Wildlife Observation
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  • Bluefield Blue Jays Baseball

    Bluefield, Tazewell County

    Professional baseball first originated in Bluefield in 1924, when the Blue-Grays were formed by Fred Fox and Fred Hawley. The Blue-Grays played in the Coalfield League for two years before the league...

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  • Break Out Tazewell Escape Room

    Tazewell, Tazewell County

    You might think the concept is crazy – you pay to be locked in a room, solving puzzles to get back out again. Believe it or not, escape rooms are growing in popularity across the world, and now...

    Other Sports
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  • Breaks Interstate Park

    Breaks, Dickenson County

    The park, located on the Virginia/Kentucky border, is one of only two Interstate Parks in the nation. The park encompasses 4,500 acres of greenwood lands and mountain scenery, including the "Grand...

    State Parks Swimming Watercraft
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  • Breaks Interstate Park Whitewater Season

    Breaks, Dickenson County

    Those who enjoy rafting and kayaking on the Russell Fork River look forward to this time each year as they prepare to tackle world class whitewater. Each Saturday and Sunday during the first four...

    Canoeing/Kayaking Lakes & Rivers Rafting/Tubing
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  • Broadway Cinemas

    Richlands, Tazewell County

    Broadway Cinemas is located in the Claypool Hill Mall near Richlands, VA and also has Arcades next door.  Real-time information regarding movies, showtimes, and available discounts can be found...

    Cinema
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  • Bullitt Park

    Big 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...

    Hiking/Climbing Mountains Wildlife Observation
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  • Burke's Garden

    Tazewell, Tazewell County

    This rare piece of geology was first discovered in the 1740's by James Burke while hunting in the area. The name "Burke's Garden" was given to the valley as a joke in 1748 after Burke planted potato...

    Bicycle Bicycling Geological Formations Hiking/Climbing Mountains Scenic Drives/Places Wildlife Observation
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  • Bush Mill

    Nickelsville, Scott County

    The historic Bush Mill takes you back to a time when people lived simpler lives, when millwrights and craftsmen used Scott County’s abundant natural resources to build overshot, water-powered...

    Agricultural Genealogy Historic Buildings Pioneer/Rural Life
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  • Busted Still Brewery

    Gate City, Scott County

    Craft brewery located on the historic Daniel Boone Wilderness Trail and the Crooked Road in the beautiful mountains of Southwest Virginia. Enjoy a pint of our famous Black Dog Stout or hoist a glass...

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  • Camp Bethel

    Wise, Wise County

    Camp Bethel is a Christian centered camping experience. Retreats and Facility Rental: Camp Bethel's facilities are available for rent year round. Amenities include 165 wooded acres, a small...

    Fishing Hiking/Climbing Lakes & Rivers Rafting/Tubing Swimming
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  • Carol Ingram Moore

    Big Stone Gap, Wise County

    Artist creates fused glass jewelry, charms from recycled and found materials; and handmade paper infused with mountain poetry and plants. This studio is a trail site on the Lonesome Pine Artisan...

    Arts/Cultural Crafts, Gifts & Collectibles
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  • Carter Family Fold

    Hiltons, Scott County

    The Carter fold is a rustic, 800+ seat music shed offering traditional music every Saturday night. Museum opens an hour prior to the show. The Carter Family was discovered in 1927 by Victor...

    Artisans History Music One of a Kind Performing Arts
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  • Cave Springs Recreation Area

    Norton, Wise County

    TEMPORARILY CLOSED As one of the largest campgrounds in the Jefferson National Forest, Cave Springs offers a small lake for swimming that is fed by a spring that originates in the mountains above in...

    Hiking/Climbing Lakes & Rivers Swimming
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  • Cedar Bluff Overlook Park/Trail

    Cedar 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...

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  • Central Drive-In

    Norton, Norton City County

    Located on the old route 23 just outside of Norton or Appalachia depending upon which way you travel is a jewel to behold. Since opening in May 1952 the Central Drive In Theatre has always tried to...

    Cinema Theater
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  • Charles W. Harris Gallery

    Wise, Wise County

    The Charles Harris Gallery is a non-profit, self-supporting venue for visual arts located in Southwest Virginia. The gallery hosts monthly exhibitions of innovative, compelling artists from all...

    Arts/Cultural
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  • Charlie McConnell Studio

    Coeburn, Wise County

    Artist specializes in detailed pencil drawings including portraits, events and locations. Work also includes oil and watercolor paintings, clay sculptures and pottery. This studio is a trail site...

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  • Chief Benge Trail

    Wise, Wise County

    18.7 mile trail for seasoned hikers through beautiful Jefferson National Forest...

    Hiking/Climbing Mountains Wildlife Observation
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  • Christ Episcopal Church

    Big Stone Gap, Wise County

    A Virginia historical landmark. Established October 30,...

    Historic Churches
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  • Cinema City Stadium Theaters

    Norton, Wise County

    Cinema City features 9 all stadium seating auditoriums, luxurious high back rocking love seats with cupholder armrests. All digital projection, 7.1 digital surround sound, wall to wall screens,...

    Cinema
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  • Clear Creek Park

    Norton, Norton City County

    Clear Creek Park is a four acre park and includes a playground, a basketball court, a shelter, walking track, and softball field. The shelter is available for use on a first come first serve basis. ...

    Other
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  • Clinch Life Outfitters, Inc.

    St. Paul, Wise County

    Clinch Life Outfitters, Inc. established in October 2016, serves as the leader in the outdoor recreation industry in the Clinch River Valley, specifically the region of The Clinch - future home of...

    Boating Canoeing/Kayaking Fishing Guide Service Hunting Lakes & Rivers Watercraft
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  • Clinch River (Scott Co. Access)

    Dungannon, Scott County

    The Clinch River flows through some scenic gorges and has sweeping mountain views. Some sections contain Class I to III rapids. The river offers canoeing, kayaking and fishing for smallmouth and...

    Boating Canoeing/Kayaking Fishing Lakes & Rivers Rafting/Tubing
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  • Clinch River Adventures

    Saint Paul, Wise County

    Come Get Drenched in the Clinch!!!! Clinch River Adventures is located in the Heart of Appalachia on the most bio diverse river in America, the Clinch River. We currently offer the following...

    Canoeing/Kayaking Guide Service Lakes & Rivers Rafting/Tubing Virginia Green Watercraft
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  • Clinch River Farms

    Pounding Mill, Tazewell County

    Our farm is an agritourism site and features 70 acres with the Clinch River.  We host groups for nature hikes, petting zoo (special arrangements), playground, river walk, camp site with picnic...

    Fishing Hiking/Climbing Lakes & Rivers Mountains Other Sports Rafting/Tubing Wildlife Observation
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  • Clinch Valley Millworks

    Richlands, Tazewell County

    Inspired by the Foxfire books, Charlie Lawson has been making things with his hands since childhood. His shop, Clinch Valley Millworks, specializes in custom cabinetry, flooring and millwork in...

    Arts/Cultural Crafts, Gifts & Collectibles
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  • Clisso Photography

    Wise, Wise County

    Photographer uses vintage, as well as modern techniques and features many local scenes from around the country in his photographs. Prints are for sale at the studio and online. This studio is a...

    Arts/Cultural
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  • Country Cabin II Appalachian Traditions Village

    Norton, Wise County

    Country Cabin II is the descendent of the original Country Cabin, focal point of Appalachian Traditions Village, a major venue on the Crooked Road, Virginia's heritage Music Trail which carries forth...

    Artisans Dance Music
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  • Counts Cabin Trail

    Wise, Wise County

    The Counts Cabin trail, located in Dickenson County, is an 1.8 miles long trail in the Jefferson National...

    Hiking/Climbing Wildlife Observation
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  • Cowan Mill

    Ewing, Lee County

    This beautiful and authentic gristmill was built in 1890 and used by locals to grind their grain into mill. This rare treasure is considered one of the most photographed places in Lee...

    Historic Buildings Pioneer/Rural Life
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  • Crab Orchard Museum & Pioneer Park

    Tazewell, Tazewell County

    Historic Crab Orchard Museum preserves the cultural heritage of the Appalachian Region with exhibits on the 500 year-old Native American Village discovered on site, Pioneer Life, and military...

    Civil War Colonial America Genealogy Historic Buildings History Mountains Native American Pioneer/Rural Life Scottish/Irish
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  • Creation Kingdom Zoo

    Gate City, Scott County

    Creation Kingdom Zoo's goal is is to serve God through education, conservation, and propogation of the animals we live with. Creation Kingdom Zoo wants to accurately and safely educate the public...

    Zoos
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  • Crockett's Studio

    Ewing, Lee County

    I am a painter in all media: watercolor, oils, and tempera. My paintings reflect the countryside of Virginia. E-mail to plan a...

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  • Cumberland Gap National Historical Park

    Ewing, Lee County

    The first great gateway to the west, Cumberland Gap is a mountain pass that was used by wildlife, Native Indian tribes, and later by settlers moving west. Daniel Boone was hired to blaze a trail...

    Caverns Fishing Geological Formations Hiking/Climbing Mountains National Parks Scenic Drives/Places Wildlife Observation
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  • Daniel Boone Loop Trail

    Duffield, Scott County

    Located in the westernmost part of Virginia, the Daniel Boone Loop contains sites that have a strong historical connection to the early frontier. While this isn’t the exact path that Daniel...

    Hiking/Climbing Lakes & Rivers Mountains Wildlife Observation
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  • Daniel Boone Wilderness Trail

    Duffield, Scott County

    One of the nation's most historic routes, the trail was blazed by the legendary frontiersman in 1775 and has become the route for hundreds of thousands of settlers of the western frontier. The...

    Bicycling Colonial America Hiking/Climbing Historic Buildings Native American Other Pioneer/Rural Life Scenic Drives/Places
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  • Dante Coal Miner's Memorial

    Dante, Russell County

    Dante was once the headquarters of the Clinchfield Coal Corporation and home to thousands of coal miners and their families. The Coal Miner's Memorial honors those Dante men who worked in the mines...

    20th Century Historic Buildings History Other
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  • Dante Coal Mining and Railroad Museum

    Dante, Russell County

    The Dante Coal mining and Railroad Museum invites visitors to enjoy exhibits of coal and railroad memorabilia, donated by the residents and former residents of Dante and the surrounding community....

    History
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  • Derby Girl

    Coeburn, Wise County

    Derby Girl creates originial silver jewelry using rare and exotic gemstones. This studio is a trail site on the Lonesome Pine Artisan Trial in Wise County and is a member of Round the Mountian...

    Arts/Cultural
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  • Devil's Bathtub & Waterfall, The

    Ft. 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...

    Geological Formations Hiking/Climbing Lakes & Rivers Mountains Scenic Drives/Places Swimming Wildlife Observation
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  • Devils Fork Trail System

    Duffield, Scott County

    Located primarily on an old logging grade. You will pass many scenic areas such as a 20' waterfall, mountain overlooks and the Devils Bathtub which is an excellent area where hikers will see the...

    Geological Formations Hiking/Climbing Mountains Scenic Drives/Places
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  • Dickenson Bundy Log House

    Castlewood, Russell County

    Open Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 4pm; Sunday 12:30pm - 4pm. This log house was constructed from two separate log houses. One was built in 1769 and donated by the owner of the old Henry Dickenson farm....

    Cemeteries Historic Buildings Historic Homes Pioneer/Rural Life
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  • Dickenson County Arts Center and Gallery

    Clintwood, Dickenson County

    Features a large selection of original art for sale by local...

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  • Dickenson County Coal Miner's Memorial

    Clinchco, Dickenson County

    Welcome to the Dickenson County Coal Miner's Memorial. The memorial is a tribute to the men and women who have died in the coal mines. Located beside the post office in Clinchco, Virginia, the...

    20th Century
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  • Dickenson County Courthouse

    Clintwood, Dickenson County

    The large number of weddings in this courthouse made Clintwood the "wedding capital" of the area for a period of time. This historical building is of architectural interest to all. See courthouse...

    Historic Buildings
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  • Dickenson County Veterans Memorial

    Clintwood, Dickenson County

    Dickenson County Military Veteran’s Memorials. Dickenson County has several memorials to honor the soldiers who have died in combat. A Vietnam memorial, Korean War Memorial, as well as...

    Battlefields Cemeteries Civil War Colonial America Military
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  • Dismal Creek

    , County

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  • Donkeyville Stables

    Castlewood, Russell County

    Donkeyville Stables offers a tour of feathered friends like majestic tamed turkeys. You can also take a family-friendly cart ride pulled by the beautiful miniature horses or grab some farm...

    Equestrian Stables Wildlife Observation Zoos
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  • Doug Branton

    Cedar Bluff, Tazewell County

    Doug Branton is Associate and Founding Professor of the Arts and Crafts Department at Southwest Virginia Community College where he has taught for 34 years. A dedicated teacher and craftsman, Doug...

    Arts/Cultural Crafts, Gifts & Collectibles
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  • Dr. Phipps Family Museum

    Clintwood, Dickenson County

    Dr. Phipps Family Museum portrays Dr. Rufus Phipps a prominent doctor in Dickenson County who operated the Dickenson County Hospital from the 1920's to his death in 1951. Dr. Phipps made house calls...

    One of a Kind
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  • Dungannon Depot

    Dungannon, Scott County

    From 1910 to 1912 the Depot in Dungannon was in a boxcar, open at both ends and located on a side track. The present Depot was built by hand beginning in 1910 and completed in 1912. The Dungannon...

    20th Century Historic Buildings Other
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  • Elk Garden Church

    Lebanon, Russell County

    The second-oldest church in Russell County. Near original fort on Clinch River...

    Historic Churches
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  • Ellenbrook

    Lebanon, Russell County

    Ellenbrook, otherwise known as Number 4, is the historic home of William Alexander Stuart, founder of the Stuart Land & Cattle Company. Construction of the home was completed in 1858. Ellenbrook...

    Historic Homes History
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  • Emma Yates Memorial Library

    Pocahontas, Tazewell County

    As much a museum as a library, this small town library was once the home and shop of Miss Emma Yates. Built in 1901, the building features the original iron front facade and cylinder glass windows. ...

    History
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  • Fireside Lanes

    Cedar Bluff, Tazewell County

    Fireside Lanes has party rates available per hour per lane,  or per person per game, and for tournaments, leaques-men's, women's, mixed, group events, birthday parties, etc. On Friday and...

    Bowling
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  • Flag Rock Area Trails

    Norton, 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...

    Bicycling Geological Formations Hiking/Climbing Lakes & Rivers Mountains Wildlife Observation
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  • Flag Rock Recreation Area

    Norton, Norton City County

    Flag Rock Recreation Area sits at 3,250 feet in elevation and is located three miles from downtown Norton on the lower slopes of High Knob. The park is most often associated with the "Flag Rock,"...

    Bicycling Boating Canoeing/Kayaking Fishing Hiking/Climbing Lakes & Rivers Mountains Scenic Drives/Places
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  • Flatwoods Recreational Area in Coeburn

    Norton, Wise County

    Recreational area with picnic shelters equipped with electricity, water and grills surrounded by a beautiful mountain setting in Coeburn. To see fees and/or to reserve facilities please see the...

    Hiking/Climbing Mountains Scenic Drives/Places Wildlife Observation
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  • Foggy Bottom Dulcimers

    Hiltons, Scott County

    I have been crafting dulcimers and various woodturnings for 15 years. Born and raised in Scott county my compassion for music has led me to explore the delicate sound of the dulcimer. Handmade lamps...

    Artisans Arts & Crafts Music
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  • Gap Caverns in Cumberland Gap National Historical Park

    Ewing, Lee County

    Explore a hidden world found underground- inside the mountains! It is a world of darkness, with fantastic dripstone formations and strange animals who have adapted to the cave environment. Gap Cave...

    Caverns Geological Formations Guide Service National Parks Scenic Drives/Places
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  • George Washington & Jefferson National Forest: Clinch Ranger District

    Norton, Wise County

    Call for detailed maps of trails through National Forest. Campgrounds open mid-May to...

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  • Golden Palette Gallery/Studio

    Grundy, Buchanan County

    Artist Lisa Boardwine creates original paintings, prints and custom matting and framing. Art supplies are also available at the gallery. Art classes are taught from the artist's studio and...

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  • Graham Recreation Park

    Bluefield, Tazewell County

    Owned by the Town of Bluefield, VA, this 57 acre park has room for lots of activity. The land ranges from gently sloping to higher hills.   It has an ampitheatre, 1 small and 3 large nice...

    Bicycling Hiking/Climbing Other Other Sports Tennis/Racquet Sports Wildlife Observation
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  • Grundy Community Center

    Grundy, Buchanan County

    If there's a big event in Grundy, it must be happening at the Community Center. Not only the towns movie theater, it is also the hub of social life for the community. This facility hosts the...

    Cinema
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  • Guest River Gorge Trail

    Wise, Wise County

    Rails to trails project that follows an old railroad right of way paralleling the Guest River, a Virginia Scenic River. Trout fishing is permitted in the river, as well as kayacking and canoeing....

    Geological Formations Hiking/Climbing Mountains Scenic Drives/Places Wildlife Observation
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  • Hanging Rock Picnic Area

    Wise, Wise County

    This picnic area features 18 picnic units with table and grill or fireplace. A group shelter is also available. Hanging Rock Picnic area is located beside Little Stony Creek in a hardwood forest with...

    Hiking/Climbing Mountains Wildlife Observation
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  • Harry W. Meador Coal Museum

    Big Stone Gap, Wise County

    Museum features exhibits and objects collected by the late Harry Meador Jr., an executive with a local coal company. Museum property once served as the study of John Fox Jr, author of "Trail of the...

    History One of a Kind
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  • Haysi Floral

    Haysi, Dickenson County

    Haysi Floral showcases mixed media works and fiber creations made by owner Sue Scanlon as well as local artisans. This is an artisan studio on the Rivers to Ridges Artisan Trail of Dickenson and...

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  • Heart of Appalachia Bike Route and Scenic Drive

    Wise, 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,...

    Bicycling Hiking/Climbing Lakes & Rivers Mountains Scenic Drives/Places Wildlife Observation
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  • Hensley's Settlement

    Middlesboro, Lee County

    Hensley's Settlement is part of Cumberland Gap National Historical Park, which lies in three states: Virginia, Kentucky and Tennessee. The preserved settlement is located atop Brush Mountain where...

    20th Century Cemeteries Historic Buildings Pioneer/Rural Life
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  • Hercel Stallard Studios

    Wise, Wise County

    I have been doing watercolor & teaching workshops for 20 years. My original paintings and giclee prints are available at the Keepsake Gallery and at my Studio. This studio is a trail site on the...

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  • High Knob Lake Trail

    Wise, Wise County

    1.3-mile trail leads to High Knob Lake at the recreation...

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  • High Knob Observation Tower

    Norton, Wise County

    A brand new observation tower with a long history opened in 2014 atop High Knob Recreation Area. At an elevation of 4,223 feet, the original tower built in the 30s burned down 40 years later. In...

    Geological Formations Hiking/Climbing Mountains Scenic Drives/Places Wildlife Observation
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  • High Knob Recreation Area

    Norton, Norton City County

    At an elevation of 3,800 feet, High Knob Recreation Area is the highest campground in the Clinch Ranger District of the Jefferson National Forest. The main attraction at the site is High Knob Lake, a...

    Fishing Hiking/Climbing Lakes & Rivers Mountains
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  • Hike to the White Rocks

    Ewing, Lee County

    Thomas Walker Civic Park or Chadwell Gap is where your hike to the White Rocks will begin.  There are picnic tables available, clean restrooms, field for outdoor activities, and a...

    Horse Trails Mountains National Parks
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  • Hill Mandolins

    Haysi, Dickenson County

    Hill Mandolins builds ultra high quality mandolins and guitars by hand in the mountains of Dickenson County. This studio is a site on the River's to Ridges Artisan Trail of Dickenson and Buchanan...

    Arts/Cultural Music
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  • Historic Lays Hardware Center for the Arts

    Coeburn, Wise County

    The Crooked Road comes to Coeburn every Friday night at the Historic Lays Building in downtown. Local groups entertain and provide music to "shake a leg" to on the dance floor. Informal jams are...

    Arts/Cultural Crafts, Gifts & Collectibles Dance Music Performing Arts
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  • Inspiring Images

    Bluefield, Tazewell County

    Walter Shroyer is Professor of Art and Chair, Division of Fine Arts at Bluefield College where he has taught for 17 years. A ceramic artist and printmaker, his inspirations come from the surrounding...

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  • Interstate 101 Car

    Big Stone Gap, Wise County

    Built in 1870 for the South Carolina & Georgia Railroad, this private car was used by the president of the railroad and is one of the oldest and finest examples of typical passenger car...

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  • Interstate Bicycle Rt. 76, Smyth

    Lebanon, Russell County

    This cross-country Bicentennial bike route travels through the scenic countryside and historic towns of Southwest Virginia, mostly on secondary roads. Some of the terrain is...

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  • J. S. Easterly Park

    Lebanon, Russell County

    This county park is landmarked by a crystal-clear waterfall. For a pleasant walk, the park offers hiking trails, or try a leisurely afternoon of...

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  • JAG's

    Grundy, Buchanan County

    Jackie Fiser designs and handcrafts "one of a kind" custom wreaths and floral arrangements for any season or decor.This Craft Venue is part of the River's to Ridges Artisan Trail in Dickenson and...

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  • Jessee's Mill

    Lebanon, Russell County

    The United States Department of the Interior, Park Service, has declared Jessee's Mill to be a national historic landmark and was previously designated a state historical landmark by the Commonwealth...

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  • John Flannagan Dam and Reservoir

    Haysi, Dickenson County

    Located in a rugged, wooded Cumberland Mountain setting, this V-shaped 1,145 acre reservoir stores waters of the Cranesnest and Pound Rivers: this is some of America's cleanest and clearest water...

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  • John Fox, Jr. Museum

    Big Stone Gap, Wise County

    The museum was the home of John Fox, Jr., a famous mountain author of many novels and short stories. Most well known are "Trail of the Lonesome Pine" and "The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come". "Trail...

    20th Century Historic Districts Historic Homes History One of a Kind
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  • June Tolliver House & Folkart Center

    Big Stone Gap, Wise County

    Location adjacent to amphitheatre that stages the musical adaptation of John Fox Jr.'s novel, "Trail of the Lonesome Pine". At the turn of the century, the house was owned by the Duff family who also...

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  • Kiwanis Park

    Grundy, Buchanan County

    The Kiwanis Park in Grundy features picnic facilities, a walking track, a covered stage, playground equipment and a tennis...

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  • Lake Keokee

    Norton, Wise County

    This 92 Acre lake, surrounded by a lovely wooded area, may be used for fishing or boating. The lake features a paved boat launching ramp, four picnic units with tables and grills, and a 3.7 mile...

    Fishing Hiking/Climbing Lakes & Rivers Mountains Scenic Drives/Places Wildlife Observation
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  • Lake Keokee Loop Trail

    Wise, Wise County

    The 3.7 mile trail around the 92 acre lake can be used for hiking, fishing, and wildlife...

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  • Laurel Fork Trail

    Norton, Wise County

    Primitive atmosphere for camping and picnicking. Accessible by boat or foot trail only. Beautiful scenery (small waterfalls, geological formations, a variety of vegetation) and uncrowded conditions....

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  • Leeman Field Park

    Pennington 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...

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  • Legion Park

    Norton, Norton City County

    Formerly, the home of the American Legion Hall, and located on Rt. 619 in Norton, Legion Park was constructed in May of 1996. It features a picnic shelter and access to an interpretive trail with...

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  • Little Beaver Creek

    Honaker, Russell County

    Roger Apple creates one of a kind art pieces using native materials such as wood, rocks and wood resins gleaned from the immediate area. He carves peach seeds, creates composite sculptural pieces,...

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  • Little Stony National Recreation Trail

    Dungannon, Scott County

    Little Stony National Recreation Trail is located between Coeburn and Dungannon on a narrow guage railroad bed that was constructed in the early 1900s for logging. The 2.8 mile trail follows the...

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  • Little Tumbling Creek

    , County

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  • Lonesome Pine Loop

    Breaks, 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...

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  • Lonesome Pine Raceway

    Coeburn, Wise County

    ASA sanctioned Lonesome Pine Raceway is a .375 mile paved facility with 16 degree banked turns. LPR runs Late Model, Charger, Street Stock, Mod4, Pure4 and Legends divisions. The track also hosts...

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  • Louis E. Henegar Miners Memorial Park

    Appalachia, Wise County

    Public park dedicated to local mining historian Louis Henegar and the numerous coal miners in the community. The park features many examples of underground mining equipment used in modern day...

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  • LOVEwork at Burke’s Garden

    Tazewell, Tazewell County

    The LOVEworks barn quilt is located just off of a Virginia Scenic Byway Route 623 that leads visitors into Burkes Garden, a high elevation mountain valley community on the National Register of...

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  • LOVEwork in Big Stone Gap

    Big Stone Gap, Wise County

    The Big Stone Gap LOVE sign was designed and built by a local craftsman in honor of the Big Stone Gap film.  Visitors are encouraged to take photos with the LOVEwork and share with loved ones on...

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  • LOVEwork in Russell County

    Castlewood, Russell County

    Located on the grounds of the historic Old Russell County Courthouse and Dickenson Bundy Log House, this LOVEwork was created with great pride by the 2016-2017 welding class of the Russell County...

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  • LOVEwork in Scott County

    Gate City, Scott County

    Scott County uses "We're a Natural" brand in all our promotions. The idea for the LOVEWork plays on the theme of "We're a Natural" in the design. The "L" is a cowboy boot; the "O" an inner tube...

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  • Lovework in Tazewell County

    Tazewell, Tazewell County

    The LOVE letters stand four feet tall in front of the Tazewell County Historical Society which faces west looking down Main Street , Tazewell, Virginia toward Deskin...

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  • LOVEwork in the Town of Coeburn

    Coeburn, Wise County

    The Coeburn LOVE sign represents the Town of Coeburn and what it is known for. The beautiful downtown area with bridges going across Little Tom's Creek. A banjo with Dr. Ralph Stanley's signature on...

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  • McClanahan Cemetery

    Grundy, Buchanan County

    Opposite Church of Christ on North Rt. 83, up on hillside. Site of 3 Confederate Soldiers, related by marriage. Hours: Daylight...

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  • Miner's Park

    Big Stone Gap, Wise County

    This public park recognizes the coal mining history of the...

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  • Mountain Arts Work

    Haysi, Dickenson County

    Located in a building that has been a gathering place for old friends and new since 1973, you will enjoy stolling around the parlor gallery filled with antiques, artwork, modern craft and a litte of...

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  • Mountain Heritage Loop

    Tazewell, Tazewell County

    Tazewell County is historically known for it’s deep connection to the coal industry, however, as you cross Walker Mountain the only thing you can focus on is Tazewell’s beautiful scenic...

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  • Mountain Top Golf Course

    Pilgrim Knob, Buchanan County

    Nine-hole public golf course located on 30 acres of previously strip-mined land atop Compton Mountain. Features artificial greens and is the first course of its kind in the...

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  • MountainRose Vineyards

    Wise, Wise County

    Grapevines & roses abound as you visit MountainRose Vineyards & enjoy the only Virginian wines made from grapes grown on land formerly mined for coal. Abundant in minerals, the soil gives our...

    LGBT Friendly Winery
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  • Natural Tunnel State Park

    Duffield, Scott County

    More than 850 feet long and as high as a 10-story building, Natural Tunnel was naturally carved through a limestone ridge over thousands of years. William Jennings Bryan called it the...

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  • North 40 Airsoft

    Norton, Norton City County

    North 40 Airsoft runs a 10 acre airsoft field in Norton, VA.  We play every other weekend.  For event dates and times please see our facebook site under EVENTS.  North 40 is also...

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  • North Fork of Pound Reservoir

    Pound, Wise County

    Built in 1966 as authorized by the Flood Control Act of 1960, the 154 acre lake is used for fishing, boating, camping, picnicing, hiking, and municipal water supply. Picnic area overlooks reservoir...

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  • North Fork of the Holston

    , County

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  • Norton City Park

    Norton, Norton City County

    This park features a gazebo which is (available on first come-first serve basis). The park includes lighted tennis courts, basketball court, amphitheatre, as well as, playground equipment and picnic...

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  • Norton Recreation Department

    Norton, Norton City County

    Norton Community Center and swimming pool are located on East Park Avenue. A variety of recreation programs and classes are offered as well as meeting rooms for gatherings and social...

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  • Norton Reservoir

    Norton, 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...

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  • Old Russell County Courthouse

    Castlewood, Russell County

    Open Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 4pm; Sunday 12:30pm - 4pm.  This former courthouse was built in 1799 by Henry Dickenson. A stone building, the structure replaced a log courthouse that was burned...

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  • Outdoor Adventure Centers

    Cedar Bluff, Tazewell County

    Whether it's kayaking, playing, relaxing, hiking, caving, exploring, fishing, or just making memories, let us help you with your next adventure. The OAC was formed to connect Adventurers to...

    Bicycle Bicycling Canoeing/Kayaking Fishing Guide Service Hiking/Climbing Other Sports Rafting/Tubing
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  • Oxbow Lake Park

    Saint 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...

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  • Painted Peak Brewing Company

    Tazewell, Tazewell County

    Painted Peak Brewing Company and Tap Room is located on historic Main Street in Tazewell.  Housed in a 1940's era Dodge dealership, Painted peak has retained much of the building's original...

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  • Phillips Creek Loop Trail

    Wise, Wise County

    A self guided trail that requires only a narrative trail brochure. There are stops on the trail, the first in a wildlife clearing for deer, turkey, and other wild game. Next you will pass an old...

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  • Phillips Creek Recreational Area

    Wise, Wise County

    Beach area and picnic shelters on Pound...

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  • Pine Mountain Trail

    Norton, Wise County

    Serious hikers or horseback riders will love this scenic trail which follows the crest of the Cumberland Mountains dividing Virginia and Kentucky. The trail extends 26 miles from Pound Gap to...

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  • Pinnacle Natural Area Preserve

    Lebanon, Russell County

    Towering cliffs, sheer limestone ledges, and waterfalls are but a few of the spectacular features of this preserve. Located near the confluence of the Clinch River and Big Cedar Creek, the...

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  • Plum Creek Winery

    Tazewell, Tazewell County

    Plum Creek Winery is the first and only winery in Tazewell County! Available souvenirs are ball caps and wine glasses.  Wine sold by the glass, by the bottle or the case.  They can be mixed...

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  • Pocahontas Exhibition Mine & Museum

    Pocahontas, Tazewell County

    ***PLEASE NOTE: The Pocahontas Exhibition Mine and Museum will be closed for the 2018 season while it undergoes extensive renovations and work to enhance your future experience. We look forward to...

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  • Pocahontas, Historical Coal Mining Town

    Pocahontas, Tazewell County

    Pocahontas, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, was Virginia's first coalfield boom town. Today, Pocahontas preserves its coal mining heritage. Visitors can tour the world's first...

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  • Poplar Gap Park

    Grundy, Buchanan County

    Poplar Gap Park is a great family-friendly park with plenty of walking trails and play space for the kids. The park presently offers a fairgrounds and horse ring, two baseball fields, a football...

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  • Pound Boat Launch at North Fork Pound Lake

    Wise, Wise County

    Pound Boat Launch has year round boat access to the 154-acre North Fork of Pound Lake. Trail to Hopkins Branch. Picnicking nearby at the...

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  • Pound River

    , County

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  • Powell

    Appalachia, Wise County

    This trail, once a railroad, runs from Appalachia to Big Stone Gap along side the scenic Powell...

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  • Powell River

    , County

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  • Powell Valley Overlook

    Big Stone Gap, Wise County

    Powell Valley is a picturesque location, with an overlook accessible from the Northbound lanes of U.S. Route 23. A number of homes, farms, and a church are located in the valley below the...

    Geological Formations Mountains Scenic Drives/Places
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  • Ralph Stanley Museum and Traditional Mountain Music Center

    Clintwood, Dickenson County

    The Ralph Stanley Museum and Traditional Mountain Music Center features the life and music of the legendary music performer. Recognized as a pioneer in traditional Appalachian old-time music, Stanley...

    Historic Homes Music One of a Kind
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  • Red Fox Trail

    Pound, Wise County

    This 1.5 mile historical trail is an interpretive hike back to 1892, when a massacre at the site left five people dead at what was dubbed “the killing rock.”  Open to hiking, biking,...

    Hiking/Climbing Mountains Wildlife Observation
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  • Redbud Capital of the World

    Honaker, Russell County

    Honaker, Virginia has been designated as the "Redbud Capital of the World" by the Virginia General Assembly for their amazingly beautiful/plentiful redbud trees blooming in April annually. Route 80,...

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  • Renew Salon & Spa

    Lebanon, Russell County

    Renew Salon & Spa is Southwest Virginia's premier Salon & Day Spa. We offer services ranging from a salt room experience to massage and skin therapies. We are located in historic Lebanon, VA...

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  • Richlands Coal Miners' Memorial

    Richlands, Tazewell County

    The Coal Miners' Memorial is a testament to the heritage of the Town of Richlands. Dedicated in 2003,the memorial is a tribute to the men/women who sacrificed all they had to make a living. The...

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  • Riverbound X-Stream

    Lebanon, Russell County

    At Riverbound we seek to establish and promote our water resources as quality flyfishing destinations for all those who would share our vision of unspoiled places, magnificent fish, and good company....

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  • Roaring Fork

    , County

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  • Rt. 611 Cumberland Mountain Scenic Drive

    Clintwood, 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...

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  • Russell Fork River

    Haysi, Dickenson County

    A tributary of the Big Sandy River, the Russell Fork River is a scenic series of rapids, pools and tortuous twists. Wold class whitewater rafting opportunities are available on the river running...

    Canoeing/Kayaking Lakes & Rivers Rafting/Tubing
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  • Saint Paul Loop Trail

    Saint Paul, Russell County

    Located near the heart of Saint Paul, the Saint Paul Loop offers six excellent sites for wildlife watching that visitors can enjoy. It includes everything from wetlands to montane to extensive...

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  • Sand Cave

    Ewing, Lee County

    Tucked away in the Cumberland Gap National Park, hikers and horseback riders will discover a ceiling of gold, red and green, eroded rock forms and photo ops to cherish.  Access to this...

    Equestrian Geological Formations Hiking/Climbing Horse Trails Mountains National Parks Other Scenic Drives/Places
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  • Sanders House Center

    Bluefield, Tazewell County

    The Sanders House Center includes a late 19th century home which was once the centerpiece of a 3,000 acre farm. Built in 1896, it has gorgeous solid oak woodwork, original wood floors, hand-painted...

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  • Scott County Courthouse

    Gate City, Scott County

    The earliest portion of this courthouse was built in 1829; it was subsequently enlarged in the...

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  • Scott County Park

    Gate City, Scott County

    Park includes a 9-hole golf course, pro shop, tennis and picnic shelter. The most challenging and scenic golf course in the Mountain Empire. Ask about our Tuesday Senior Citizen Specials and our...

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  • Scott County Regional Horse Association

    Dungannon, Scott County

    Scott County Horse Park is home to a wide range of equestrian events, including shows for various breeds, horse pulls and plow-offs for the draft horse enthusiasts, and trail rides through nearby...

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  • Seven Springs Trout Pond

    Tazewell, Tazewell County

    Seven Springs Trout Pond is operated as a catch-out trout pond.  We are open March through November on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. We are located one mile west of the Town of Tazewell...

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  • Southern Gap Raceway

    Grundy, Buchanan County

    Southern Gap Raceway is a dirt track near Poplar Gap Park and Spearhead's Coal Canyon ATV trail. The track offers several classes of racing including junior and teen racing. The family-friendly...

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  • Southwest Virginia Museum

    Big Stone Gap, Wise County

    Dedicated in 1948, the Southwest Virginia Museum in Big Stone Gap chronicles the exploration and development of the region. The museum houses a collection of items from the region. The collection was...

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  • Spearhead Trail - Mountain View Trail System

    Saint Paul, Wise County

    Ride Virginia’s most exciting trail destination! The Mountain View “Off Highway Vehicle” (OHV) system is a multi-use trail system primarily designed for ATVs and Side by...

    Motorsports Mountains
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  • Spearhead Trail - Ridgeview Trail System

    Haysi, Dickenson County

    Ridgeview, Spearhead's newest trail system,  is a combination of tree-lined trails and wide open ridge riding with plenty of spectacular views. There is a good mix of beginner,...

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  • Spearhead Trails - Coal Canyon Trail System

    Grundy, Buchanan County

    Coal Canyon currently offers 60+  miles of family-friendly riding, built on reclaimed mine lands, which offers sweeping views of the mountains and valleys With a trailhead at Southern Gap, near...

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  • Spearhead Trails - Original Pocahontas Trail System

    Pocahontas, Tazewell County

    "The OP" offers 65 miles of scenic twists and turns in a deep-woods setting. The system provides spectacular views of surrounding mountains and historic downtown, and can be accessed from 2...

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  • Spearhead Trails - Stone Mountain Trail System

    Pennington Gap, Lee County

    Stone Mountain boasts 30 miles of highly technical "blue and black" trails along the crest and curves of Stone and Black Mountains, and features 9 overlooks. The trailhead is at Leeman Park, which...

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  • Spirits of the Clinch

    St. Paul, Wise County

    It has been said that the Clinch River is haunted by spirits of yesteryear, with legends of busted stills and revenuers claiming victory during the bootleg era. Today you can experience the Spirits...

    Brewery Winery
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  • Stone Face Rock

    Pennington Gap, Lee County

    Folklore says that the face was carved by Cherokee Indians honoring their chief at the time. The name of the Chief is unknown. Others believe that the face has evolved over time by wind and rain....

    Geological Formations Lakes & Rivers Mountains Native American Pioneer/Rural Life Scenic Drives/Places Virginia Green
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  • Stone Mountain Adventures

    Norton, Norton City County

    We are the areas only outdoor adventure destination. Currently we are offering guided tours of local attractions but some will expand into other ventures.Tours and guided adventures to:Guest River...

    Bicycling Canoeing/Kayaking Guide Service Hiking/Climbing
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  • Stone Mountain Distilling

    Lebanon, Russell County

    We are Russell County, Virginia's first & only LEGAL Distillery. Material on this page intended for persons 21 &...

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  • Stone Mountain Trail

    Wise, 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...

    Geological Formations Hiking/Climbing Mountains
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  • Straight Fork Ridge Trail

    Wise, Wise County

    Accessed via the Devil's Bathtub Loop Trail, this 2-mile trail has many scenic vistas overlooking the...

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  • Sugar Hill Brewing Company

    Saint Paul, Wise County

    Sugar Hill Brewing Company is an independent; family owned and operated, 80 seat restaurant-brewery or “brewpub” located in the town of St. Paul, Virginia. The brewpub offers a relaxed...

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  • Sugar Hill Loop Trail

    Saint 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...

    Bicycling Hiking/Climbing Mountains Scenic Drives/Places
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  • Sugar Maple Bicycle Trail

    Norton, Norton City County

    The Sugar Maple Trail is 1.8 miles of exhilarating mountain biking and hiking trails that are located at the Flag Rock Recreation Area in Norton, VA! Contact City of Norton Parks and Recreation...

    Bicycling Mountains
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  • Surgar Run Baskets

    Jonesville, Lee County

    White oak is the basis for all my baskets. Like the early American pioneers, I go to the woods and carefully select a tree that is suitable for basket materials. All material for my baskets is...

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  • Tacoma Community Center

    Tacoma, Wise County

    The Tacoma Community Center, nestled in the Appalachian mountains along The Crooked Road, presents a traditional music show every Saturday that features Bluegrass, Old Time or Traditional Country...

    Dance Music Performing Arts
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  • Tank Hollow Falls of Cleveland

    Cleveland, Russell County

    Tank Hollow Falls is a 0.5 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Cleveland, Virginia that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for...

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  • Tazewell, Historic Town of

    Tazewell, Tazewell County

    Before the pioneers arrived, Tazewell County was a hunting ground for Native Americans.  Tazewell County was created on December 20, 1799.  The land was taken from portions of Wythe and...

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  • The Appalachia Cultural Arts Center

    Appalachia, Wise County

    The Appalachia Cultural Arts Council, Inc. founded The Appalachia Cultural Arts Center as a vehicle to foster commitment to the future, to economic development, and to the cultural pride of the Town...

    Performing Arts Theater
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  • The Homeplace Mountain Farm & Museum

    Gate City, Scott County

    The Homeplace is a collection of authentic structures and artifacts that have been assembled here from their original locations throughout Scott County. Each building has been carefully taken down...

    Historic Buildings Pioneer/Rural Life
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  • The Pickin' Parlor Jam Sessions

    Weber City, Scott County

    Bluegrass and old timey music picked daily. Also, all folks are welcome to come in and play and browse mostly stringed instruments. This is a music store with a playing area available all day....

    Music
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  • Trail of the Lonesome Pine Amphitheatre at the June Tolliver Playhouse

    Big Stone Gap, Wise County

    COME SEE THEATRE UNDER THE STARS! The Trail of the Lonesome Pine is an outdoor drama in operation yearly during the summer months of June, July, and August, with weekly performances on Thursdays,...

    Dance Music Performing Arts Theater
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  • Trans-America Bike Route

    Breaks, Dickenson County

    You'll spend some time ascending and descending the mountains of the Appalachians, this bike route follows Rt. 80 through Dickenson and Russell Counties, and riding part of the Blue Ridge Parkway in...

    Bicycling Hiking/Climbing Mountains Scenic Drives/Places Wildlife Observation
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  • Twin Creek Studio

    Tazewell, Tazewell County

    Formerly known as Inspiring Images, Twin Creek Studio is owned and operated by Walter Shroyer, Bluefield College Art & Design Department chairman, and Linda Weatherly. It's located in the...

    Artisans Arts & Crafts
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  • Unique Fitness

    Bluefield, Tazewell County

    Unique Fitness is a fitness studio that offers unique alternatives to the traditional gym workout.  The studio offers classes such as pole fitness, belly dance & workshops, yoga, and much...

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  • Vincent's Vineyard

    Lebanon, Russell County

    Come to Vincent's Vineyard and appreciate the beautiful scenery while in the city limits of Lebanon. Experience country living in a relaxing atmosphere with some good old fashioned hospitality. The...

    Winery
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  • Virginia-Kentucky Opry

    Norton, Norton City County

    A 241-seat theater featuring musical talent performing live radio broadcasts every Saturday night. The theater has provided continuous stage for hundreds of area performers, featuring a variety of...

    Music Performing Arts Theater
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  • Wallen Ridge Trail - FT #329

    Duffield, Lee County

    Wallen Ridge and Lovelady Gap are part of the High Knob Landform. Wallen Ridge Trail, FT #329, is located in the Clinch Ranger District of the Jefferson National Forest. The trail is rated...

    Bicycling Equestrian Hiking/Climbing Horse Trails Mountains Wildlife Observation
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  • Whispering Pines Family Campground - Wise

    Wise, Wise County

    Nestled on 160 acres in the beautiful Appalachian Mountains just 1 mile North of Wise off Birchfield Road on Rt. 759. 8 fully equipped RV sites and primitive tent sites. Facilities include dumping...

    Camping
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  • White Rock Stables

    Ewing, Lee County

    White Rocks Stables offers a 'fun for the whole family' experience with several locations recommended for riders ranging from novice to the most experienced of horseman. In the near future...

    Geological Formations Horse Trails Mountains Stables Wildlife Observation
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  • Wilderness Road State Park

    Ewing, Lee County

    Wilderness Road State Park was purchased in 1993. The park is about 310 acres that lie astride the Wilderness Road, a route carved by Daniel Boone in 1775. The route, which followed a buffalo trace,...

    Colonial America Pioneer/Rural Life State Parks Virginia Green
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  • William P. Harris Park

    Honaker, Russell County

    Located minutes from the towns of Richlands and Honaker William P. Harris Park is located on Route 80 at Council. This park has a large community center, a swimming pool, tennis and volleyball...

    Hiking/Climbing Other Other Sports Swimming Tennis/Racquet Sports
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  • Wise Boat Launch at North Fork Pound Lake

    Wise, Wise County

    Access to the 154-acre North Fork of Pound Lake for fishing and...

    Boating Fishing Lakes & Rivers
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  • Wise Lake Reservoir

    Wise, Wise County

    The Wise Reservoir provides the water supply for the Town of Wise. Although heavily used by anglers and picnickers, this is also a good venue for wildlife watching. Mixed woodlands surround the...

    Fishing Lakes & Rivers
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  • WKW Woodworking

    Bluefield, Tazewell County

    William Kyle Wimmer makes mission style oak, cherry and walnut fine furniture as well as rustic pie safes, woooden ice cream boxes, shelves, cupboards, benches, stools, bowls and quirky birdhouses. ...

    Arts/Cultural Crafts, Gifts & Collectibles
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  • Woodspin Studio

    Coeburn, Wise County

    Lathe turned native Apalachian wood and exotic imported woods are shaped into bowls, vases, and small objects that are both classic and contemporary. This studio is a trail site on the Lonesome Pine...

    Arts/Cultural Crafts, Gifts & Collectibles
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