Places to Visit

Great Outdoors
Appalachian Trail
The Appalachian Trail is one of the longest continuously marked footpaths in the world, measuring roughly 2,180 miles in length. The Trail goes...
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Mountain Heritage Birding and Wildlife Trail
Historically, Tazewell County was better known for its coal and its agriculture than its wildlife, but the area's rich history and remote scenic...
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Big Walker Lookout
Big Walker Lookout, at an elevation of 3,405 feet, affords one of the most spectacular views of the Appalachian Mountains. Looking out over the...
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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...
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Dismal Falls
Dismal Falls is a 15-foot, multi-tiered waterfall on Dismal Creek. It is part of a sandstone formation that is over 400 million years old. Water...
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History and Heritage
Wolf Creek Indian Village & Museum
Imagine life 500 years ago. The Wolf Creek Indian Village will introduce you to the life lead by the Eastern Woodland Indians who inhabited the land...
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Handmade and Homegrown

BW Country Store at Big Walker Lookout
Virginia's oldest privately owned scenic attraction: Big Walker Lookout & BW Country Store is celebrating 70 years in business. It has been...
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Rural Retreat Depot
The Rural Retreat Depot was restored, and is operated by the Rural Retreat Depot Foundation as a Learning Museum and Event Center. During the summer...
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