Big Walker Mountain Scenic Byway
The Big Walker Mountain Scenic Byway showcases the natural beauty of southwest Virginia and the history of the area. The byway passes through 16.2 miles of national forest and private land in Bland and Wythe Counties. Travelers will find it easily accessible from Interstate 77 in Bland, VA. It can be a refreshing alternative to interstate driving for those who might like to leisurely enjoy some scenery. There are many places along the byway to stop and enjoy the flowers. Summer and fall are excellent times to enjoy camping, hiking, hunting, and picnicking in the Jefferson National Forest along the byway. The area surrounding the byway is rich with history, some of which can be read on roadside markers.