Scott County Virginia Tourism
Scott County Virginia Tourism336 Water Street, Gate City, VA 24251 Phone: (276) 386-6521
Scott County, Virginia is full of fun activities for the whole family! “We’re a Natural” for all things Outdoor Recreation, Music, History and Culture. Enjoy an afternoon kayaking on one of the most bio-diverse rivers in North America, the Clinch. Hike one of our many trails or see a horse show at Scott County Regional Horse Park. Marvel at the majestic Natural Tunnel and no trip is complete without visiting Creation Kingdom Zoo! Did we mention live performances and dancing at Carter Family Fold, home to the first family of country music?
Virginia State Parks
Virginia State ParksPhone: (800) 933-7275
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Claytor Lake State Park • Grayson Highlands State Park
Hungry Mother State Park • Natural Tunnel State Park
New River Trail State Park • Wilderness Road State Park
Southwest VA Museum Historical State Park
Wise County, Virginia
Wise County, Virginia206 East Main Street, Wise, VA 24293 Phone: (276) 328-2321
Mountains, Music & More Wise County is the cultural crossroads of the Virginia Coalfields and Southwest Virginia’s Festival Capital. There are festivals, music events and a wide range of outdoor activities that provide something interesting, and fun, for just about everyone. The county has produced world class authors, actors, and musicians including Adriania Trigiani, John Fox Jr., George C. Scott, Jim and Jessee McReynolds, and Dock Boggs. Now, you can explore the ‘Round the Mountain’s Lonesome Pine Artisan Trail, The Crooked Road, Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail as well as the Coal Heritage Trail. Discover where legends were created.
Barter Theatre127 West Main Street, Abingdon, VA. 24210Phone: (276) 619-5466
Located 3 miles from I-81, Exit 17. Professional repertory theatre at its best, at the State Theatre of Virginia. Barter launched the careers of such notable actors as Gregory Peck, Patricia Neal, and Ernest Borgnine. Enjoy classics, comedies, dramas and musicals on two stages. Introduce your children to theatre with The Barter Players and be sure to stop by the Café at Barter Stage II. Open Feb.-Dec. Call or go on-line for performance schedule.