Dirt road riding
Overlanding is a fast growing type of outdoor recreation that takes enthusiasts to some rugged and remote places. Overlanding is self-reliant adventure travel, usually on unpaved back-country roads. To enthusiasts of this activity, the journey and not the destination, is the primary focus. The Alleghany Highlands is one of the top overlanding locations in Virginia, with hundreds of miles of trails, including a long distance route that passes right through the region.