Great Outdoors

Places to Visit

Devil's Den Nature Preserve
The name "Devil's Den" refers to a 600-million-year-old cave formation comprised of several layers of rock, which contain many large rooms. Formed by...
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Dinwiddie Presbyterian Church
The six Childress rock-faced churches are located in the Virginia counties of Floyd, Carroll, and Patrick, in relative isolation on the edge of the...
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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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Draper Mountain Trails
Draper Mountain offers six miles of purpose built single track for mountain biking. These trails include technical terrain, rewarding features and...
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Draper Valley Overlook
U.S. Route 11 climbs over Draper Mountain just south of the Town of Pulaski. On top of the mountain are overlooks on each side of the road where you...
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Eastern Continental Divide Birding and Wildlife Trail
Beginning in the college town of Blacksburg, the Eastern Continental Divide Loop takes visitors northwest towards the West Virginia border. This loop...
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Emory & Henry Greens
The Emory & Henry Greens serve as a resource of all things "green" around the campus community. They hope to inform, gather, and strengthen the...
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Emory & Henry Outdoor Program
The Emory & Henry College Outdoor Program is comprised of both students and full time faculty who share a love of adventure and the natural world...
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Fairy Stone State Park
Cross-shaped "fairy stones" abound at this state park, along with a 168-acre lake, swimming Memorial Day to Labor Day, camping, hiking trails, boat...
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Fairystone Birding and Wildlife Trail
The small pinkish-brown Fairy Stones appear everywhere across Virginia in state park gift shops and in souvenir stands along the Blue Ridge, but to...
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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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Gatewood Park, Campground and Reservoir
Gatewood Park Campground and Reservoir is 400 scenic acres nestled in the heart of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountain Region of Southwest Virginia....
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Golden Hills Disc Golf Course - Black Bear
Tight and wooded with severe elevation. 4 sets of tees (2490', 3642', 4259', and really long). Enjoy the tranquility - the mountains of Southwest...
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Golden Hills Disc Golf Course - Golden Bear
Tight and wooded with severe elevation. 4 sets of tees (2490', 3642', 4259', and really long). Enjoy the tranquility - the mountains of Southwest...
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