Scenic Drives and Vistas

 
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Places to Visit

Back of the Dragon
Experience the unmatched beauty and riding enjoyment provided by Virginia Route 16, the two lane ribbon over the mountains between Tazewell and...
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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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Birch Knob Observation Tower
Get a hawk's-eye view of five states from the Birch Knob Observation Tower. The observation deck stands at 3,144 feet above sea level and it takes...
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Blue Ridge Parkway
Experience America's Scenic Byway and All American Road! The Blue Ridge Parkway is designed for a slow paced and relaxing drive, revealing the...
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Bluemont 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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Bristol Sign
The Bristol Virginia-Tennessee Slogan Sign is a landmark in the twin cities of Bristol, Virginia and Bristol, Tennessee, USA. The sign is positioned...
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Buffalo Mountain 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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Burke's Garden
Sometimes referred to as God's Thumbprint because of its view from the air, this mountain-ringed valley is 10 miles in diameter and filled with some...
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Castle Rock
Castle Rock is a tower of limestone on the banks of the New River at Pembroke.   A ferry crossing there was popular with visitors to Mountain Lake...
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Coeburn Mountain Road
Mountain road (Route 646) winds between Coeburn and Wise.  Great vistas of Coeburn.
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Daniel Boone Wilderness Trail
A four hour driving tour through three counties covers the route of Daniel Boone's famous Wilderness Trail. Boone and his axmen blazed the trail...
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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 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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