Outdoors

Outdoor living is no strange concept to the people of Virginia’s New River Valley. Rich in natural resources, outdoor activities, and breathtaking views, the NRV is a constant source of entertainment for adrenaline junkies and leisure-seekers alike. From hiking in the Rocky Knob area or mountain biking around Pandapas Pond to Lounging by the river in Bisset Park, the NRV has something for everyone.

Featured Activities

Cascade Falls: A hot spot for any age, cascade falls is a very manageable hike with a striking pay off. This four-mile loop full of creek views, giant boulders, and picturesque bridges leads to a 69-foot beautiful waterfall that sees about 150,000 visitors every year. It may get a bit slippery, but hikers of any age conquer this quick adventure everyday.

The New River: Whether you like a relaxing float, a day fishing, or a high-energy kayaking trip, the New River is a natural fit for your next adventure. Head to Bisset Park and rent some equipment from Tangent Outfitters for your next river adventure, or simply lay in the sun and enjoy the beautiful view.

Facts & Stats

89 miles of the New River in Pulaski, Radford, Montgomery, and Giles Counties

50+ miles of Appalachian Trail in Giles County (mostly) and Montgomery County

40 miles of the Blue Ridge Parkway in Floyd County

Biking & Walking