Outdoor Fun
Outdoor Fun

The Alleghany Highlands is Virginia’s favorite destination for outdoor adventure. Discover fun on the land and on the water. On two feet, four feet, on wheels or towed behind a boat. Since the secret is out, share this video with your friends and then request your free visitors guide today.


hiking gear

Bring your hiking gear.

The scenic Allegheny Mountains of Virginia offer spectacular views,pristine wilderness and miles and miles of peaceful trails to explore.


Bring your paddle.

With 2 rivers & 2 mountain lakes, the Alleghany Highlands Blueway has trip options to suit people of all ages and experience levels.

golf clubs

Bring your golf clubs.

With 12 courses within a one-hour drive, the Alleghany Highlands is an ideal hub for a golf vacation.


Bring your bike.

Douthat State Park is home to the best mountain biking in the state of Virginia.

fishing fly

Bring your fishing rod.

The trout are waiting. Try a guided trip with an experienced river guide.


Bring your appetite.

Two – that’s right, two – charming and walkable downtowns offer lots of unique shops and restaurants.


What’s your favorite outdoor activity? Chances are, you’ll find it in the Alleghany Highlands. Adrenaline junkies can paddle some rapids or mountain bike some of the best trails in Virginia. Others may prefer a leisurely round of golf or reeling in a rainbow trout. Families will definitely enjoy camping, picnicking, canoeing or riding the scenic and family-friendly Jackson River Scenic Trail. You can even explore many of our trails on horseback. It’s uniquely Alleghany.


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