Cascades Recreation Area

A scenic and popular destination located in the Little Stony Creek Valley. Visitors can hike to view spectacular Cascades waterfall and afterward enjoy a picnic lunch. This is a 4 mile loop trail to 66' waterfalls with elevations from 2200 to 2900 feet.

Cascade Dr, SR 623
Pembroke, Virginia 24136
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Hiking/Walking  Birding  Swiming  Picnic Area  Fishing


Claytor Lake State Park

It's an ideal setting for boating, swimming, camping, hiking and picnicking. Sport fishing is especially popular. Boating supplies, fuel and refreshments are available at the marina. Twelve cabins overlook the 4,500-acre lake. The historic Howe House features interactive exhibits that cover the ecology of the lake and the surrounding areas. The park is just off Interstate 81 (exit 101) near Dublin in Pulaski County. Located on the 4,500-acre, 21-mile long Claytor Lake in the New River Valley of southwestern Virginia, Claytor Lake State Park offers a wide variety of activities for water and land enthusiasts.

6620 Ben H. Bolen Drive
Dublin, Virginia 24084
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 Camping  Hiking/Walking  Biking  Birding  Swimming  Canoeing  Motor Boating  Picnic Areas  Hunting  Fishing

Randolph Park  

Randolph Park

Randolph Park is a premier outdoor recreation center featuring 87 acres of natural settings, a water park, athletic fields, basketball courts, and playgrounds. This beautiful park has become a destination spot for many outdoor recreation enthusiasts. People travel from all over SW Virginia to enjoy the 8 land pool, 38 ft. long water slide, to play Frisbee golf, sand volleyball, horseshoes or to meet friends and family at one of the picnic shelters.

Alexander Road
Dublin, Virginia 24084

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Playground  Hiking/Walking  Biking  Birding  Swiming  Frisbee Golf  Horseshoes  Picnic Areas  Volleyball  Tennis Court  Basketball Court  Baseball Field 


Municipal Park

920 Turner Street NE
Christiansburg, Virginia 24073
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Mid-County Park

Montgomery County has seven park offerings throughout the county. Each park is unique in its own way ranging from small pocket parks to linear biking and hiking trails to its largest 110 acre Mid-County Park. Swimming, picnicking, hiking, canoeing, kayaking, athletic ball fields, playgrounds, walking tracks, and natural areas are all amenities that can be found throughout Montgomery County’s park system. Private pool and shelter rentals are available and offer enjoyment for the whole family.

390 Cinnabar Road
Christiansburg, Virginia 24073
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Playground  Hiking/Walking  Biking  Birding  Swimming  Frisbee Golf  Picnic Areas  Basketball Court

Bisset Park & Wildwood Park  

Bisset Park & Wildwood Park

A mecca for outdoor activities stretching right along the New River, Bisset Park offers over 100 acres of playgrounds, tennis courts, soccer and football fields, picnic shelters, a volleyball court, and paved trails reserved just for walkers and joggers. Wade fishing opportunities also abound with the park’s access to the New River. Additionally, Tangent Outfitters operates a satellite store out of Bisset Park, where canoes, kayaks, and inner tubes can be rented and used on the river.

23 Berkley Williams Dr
Radford, Virginia 24141
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 Playground  Hiking/Walking  Biking  Birding  Canoeing  Motor Boating  Picnic Areas  Fishing  Volleyball  Tennis Court


Warren G. Lineberry Memorial Park

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Christiansburg Aquatic Center

The Christiansburg Aquatic Center, located at 595 North Franklin St., is home to a 50-meter Olympic-sized pool, accompanied by 1& 3 meter spring boards, as well as 5, 7.5 and 10 meter diving platforms.  This facility also has a leisure pool filled with fun for the kids!  The leisure pool features dumping buckets, spray features, a two-story, triple-loop water slide, and a 20-yard, 4-lane lap pool.  Right next to the leisure pool is our warm-water therapy pool; great for those looking for a little relaxation while the kids are playing.  And don't forget to catch some rays on the huge sundeck located right outside of the leisure pool.  Bring your lunch and eat on one of the many picnic tables or relax in the comfortable lounge chairs.  The Aquatic Center also boasts a fitness area, WI-FI, 1,000 seats for spectators, locker rooms, family changing areas, wet classrooms, a warming kitchen, and multi-purpose rooms.

Access to the Christiansburg Aquatic Center may be obtained from exit 118 off I-81, approximately 2 miles into the Town, and conveniently accessible via US Route 460.

The vision of the Christiansburg Aquatic Center is to provide a state-of-the-art aquatic facility that enhances the health, fitness, recreational and competitive needs throughout our region.
Our mission is to operate a public aquatic facility to increase health, water safety and aquatic education of Christiansburg citizens and aquatic organizations.

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Christiansburg Skate Park

The Christiansburg Skate Park is located off Franklin Street, right next to the Aquatic Center. This popular street-style skate park offers challenges like a half-pipe, vert, grinding rails, and a stair-step. A great place to hang-out, but please follow all posted rules and regulations.

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Picnic Areas


Town of Blacksburg Parks & Recreation Skate Park

Use at your own risk!

Activities such as skateboarding, bicycle riding and in-line skating are dangerous and can cause broken bones, concussions, paralysis, serious injuries, or death.

The skate park is located at:
615 Patrick Henry Drive,
Blacksburg, VA 24060

The Town of Blacksburg is NOT responsible for any injury or accident incurred during the use of this skateboard facility.

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Gatewood Park  

Gatewood Park Campground & Reservoir

Gatewood Park Campground and Reservoir is 400 scenic acres nestled in the heart of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Southwest Virginia. Surrounded by the Jefferson National Forest and located near the Town of Pulaski, Gatewood is accessible from Interstates 81 and 77 and offers exciting recreational opportunities for the entire family.

Built as a town water impoundment in 1960, the park provides visitors with rest and relaxation through camping, boating, fishing, hiking, picnicking and other activities provided by a full time staff.  Boat rentals are available and many camping and picnicking supplies can be found in the Park store.

Owned by the Town of Pulaski and operated by Pulaski Parks and Facilities Department, Gatewood is a well-managed facility with a rustic touch which compliments its wilderness setting.  The Park features crystal emerald water, active wildlife and the majestic beauty of surrounding mountain peaks.

Open for full season April thru October.

100 Gatewood Park Road

Pulaski, VA 24301

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Camping  Playground  Hiking/Walking  Biking  Birding  Canoeing  Horseshoes  Picnic Areas  Fishing  Volleyball

New River Trail  

New River Trail

New River Trail State Park has been designated an official National Recreation Trail by the U. S. Department of the Interior. The park parallels 39 miles of the New River, which is one of the world's oldest rivers and among a handful of rivers flowing north. The New River Trail is Virginia’s longest linear state park. It takes you through two tunnels, three major bridges and 30 smaller bridges and trestles. The trail has become increasingly popular with bicyclists and is easily accessed via the Dora Trail beginning at the historic Railway Station in downtown Pulaski.
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 Camping  Hiking/Walking  Biking  Horseback Riding  Birding  Swimming  Canoeing  Picnic Areas  Fishing


Jackson Park of Pulaski

Jackson Park, which comprises a major part of Pulaski's "Downtown Plaza" area, is host to numerous concerts during the summer as well as other special events year-round including the notable PulaskiFest, with food and craft vendors, entertainment, displays and patrons filling the park to capacity. The park has a classic fountain on the west end, historical cannons and memorials displayed on the east end and a beautiful gazebo near the center. A weekly flea market is held adjacent to the park May thru September. The Raymond F. Ratcliffe Memorial Transportation Museum and the historic Pulaski Railway Station are also adjacent to the park.

First Street, NW
Pulaski, VA 24301

 Picnic Areas