Places to Visit

Great Outdoors
Appalachian Wonders Birding and Wildlife Trail
Located within the Cumberland Plateau, the Appalachian Wonders Loop is a haven for naturalists, and in particular, birders. With 24 species of...
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Bark Camp Lake
Bark Camp Lake is a 61-acre lake located in Scott County.  A beautiful lake completely surrounded by forested land, it was constructed in the mid...
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Flag Rock Area Trails
The City of Norton's Flag Rock Area Trail system (FRAT) offers eight miles of multi-use trails open to mountain biking, hiking, and trail running....
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Flag Rock Recreation Area
The Flag Rock Recreation Area is also known as "Norton's Mountain Masterpiece." It boasts 25 developed acres, including Flag Rock Overlook. Aptly...
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High Knob Recreation Area
At an elevation of 3,800 feet, High Knob Recreation Area hosts the highest campground in the Clinch Ranger District of the Jefferson National Forest...
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Spearhead Trails
Winding ATV trails, hiking and biking spots and an up and coming equestrian system makes Spearhead Trails a world-class destination with over 500...
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High Knob Observation Tower
Get a hawks-eye view of the breathtaking splendor of High Knob Recreation area -- and a view that spans five states -- from the newly rebuilt High...
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Powell Valley Overlook
Pause on Route 23 between Norton and Big Stone Gap for this scenic panorama of the region's mountain splendor. This is quite possibly the most...
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Lonesome Pine Cycling
Lonesome Pine Cycling is a cycling club based in Southwest Virginia. Their goal is to promote cycling in Southwest Virginia and see more people out...
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Country Cabin II
The original Country Cabin was built in 1937-38 with the encouragement of local ballad singer and songwriter Kate O'Neil Peters Sturgill. Country...
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Norton/Coeburn Wayside - City of Norton
The Crooked Road has a series of 26 Wayside Exhibits located throughout the region and along the Trail. Just pull your vehicle off the road to read...
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Handmade and Homegrown

Chris Jones
Gourds are vessels created by nature. After drying in the fields the cleaning process begins. The gourd is prepared for staining then cut and...
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Lays Hardware Center for the Arts
Lays Hardware, located in beautiful downtown Coeburn, Virginia, is an Artisan Center showcasing the greatest in mountain music along The Crooked Road...
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MountainRose Vineyards, Inc.
MountainRose Vineyards is a family owned and operated vineyard and winery.Our mission is that our visitors leave with more than bottles of award-...
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Southwest Virginia Museum Gift Shop
We invite you to visit the Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park that is located in our National Historic Landmark building. Interact with...
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