Rivers and Forests

 
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Places to Visit

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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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 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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Grindstone Recreational Area
Escape the summer heat at 3800 feet at this wooded campground. Hike from your campsite to the top of Mount Rogers or stay and enjoy one of the best...
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Guest River Gorge Trail
The Guest River Gorge Trail meanders along 300-million-year-old sandstone cliffs that plunge 400 feet to the pristine waters below. The deep gorge...
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Hidden Valley Wildlife Management Area
As improbable as it may seem, hiding a sixty-acre lake and a narrow valley at 3,600 feet elevation is nearly accomplished near the crest of Brumley...
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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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Hungry Mother Adventures
Hungry Mother Adventures
Your adventure starts here!  Whether you spend the day tubing the Middle Fork River through beautiful Marion Virginia or zooming down our zip lines,...
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Flannagan Lake
John Flannagan Dam and Reservoir
John W. Flannagan Dam and Reservoir is a part of the Big Sandy flood protection system. During the first four full weekends in October Flannagan has...
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Lake Estonoa
Estonoa began as a wet cornfield in the 1900s. John Hillman, owner of the land, allowed his sons to dam the stream flooding the cornfield and turning...
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Little Stony National Recreation Trail
Little Stony National Recreation Trail is an incredibly scenic and popular hike running approximately 2.7 miles one-way from Hanging Rock Recreation...
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Lonesome Pine Birding and Wildlife Trail
The Pound River dominates this region made famous by John Fox, Jr., in his 1908 novel "Trail of the Lonesome Pine" that mentions several of the...
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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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