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Places to Visit

Cascade Falls
Without question, Cascade Falls is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Virginia and possibly on the entire East Coast. About 150,000 visitors a...
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Channels Natural Area Preserve
At the crest of Middle Knob on Clinch Mountain, within the Channels Natural Area Preserve, are the Great Channels of Virginia, impressive formations...
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Claytor Lake State Park
Located on 4,500-acre, 21-mile long Claytor Lake in the New River Valley of southwestern Virginia, Claytor Lake State Park offers a wide variety of...
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Cleveland Tank Hollow Falls
A small stream exits the Cleveland Barrens Natural Area Preserve on its way to the Clinch River. It pours over a 10-foot-high ledge, pauses in a...
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Clinch Mountain Birding and Wildlife Trail
Sites along the Clinch Mountain Loop include parts of four counties (Washington, Tazewell, Russell and Smyth) with elevation ranges that span over...
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Clinch Mountain Wilderness Management Area
Clinch Mountain Wildlife Management Area is dominated by mountains rising steeply from narrow valley floors. Due to difference in elevation a unique...
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Clinch River
The Clinch River is the crown of the mountain empire. Flowing southwestward from its origin near the town of Tazewell, the Clinch travels some 135...
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Compton Mountain Birding and Wildlife Trail
This driving loop takes the wildlife enthusiast into higher elevation woodlands where dark-eyed juncos and eastern towhees scatter from the roadside...
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Crooked Creek Wildlife Management Area
The Crooked Creek Wildlife Management Area is located in the gently rolling mountains of Carroll county in Southwest Virginia. The area's 1,796-acres...
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Cumberland Gap National Historical Park
Discover rich history, spectacular overlooks, unique rock formations, cascading waterfalls, and an extensive trail system in Cumberland Gap National...
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Daniel Boone Birding and Wildlife Trail
The hiking trail begins in Duffield and travels uphill through Powell Mountain, ending at Kane Gap. The first part of the trail is an old gravel road...
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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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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 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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