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Outdoor activities

Hiking, canoeing, fishing, scenic drives

Hawksnest - Zip Line and snow tubing

One of several zip lines in the area. In the winter, Hawksnest has snow tubing.

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New River State Park - Canoeing

Wonderful state park for camping, canoeing, fishing. Has landings for putting in or coming out. The New River starts in Boone and flows north into West Virginia. There are several canoe rental companies that offer pick up service. If you like a lazy river, don't miss this opportunity.

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Virginia Creeper Trail - BIKING

For the bike enthusiasts, try the 34 mile long Virginia Creeper Trail. Great fun for all.

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Mount Jefferson State Park

Great "in town" park to picnic and hike the rim route for great scenery. Two overlooks provide a panoramic view of Jefferson/West Jefferson.

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Julian Price Park

Just down the parkway from Moses Cone Park, this has a great camping area, a beautiful lake to fish or rent a rowboat. There is a great picnic area with bathrooms, and a stream running through it for the kids to play in.

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Moses Cone Park

With 25 miles of hiking trails, there is a trail for everyone. It is one of the most interesting hiking areas around. Flat Top Manor is the old house that offers Southern Highlands Craft Guild crafts for sale. Don't miss out on this experience.

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Grayson Highlands State Park

We love this park. The Appalachian Trail travels through it and at the top are wild ponies. The views are wonderful.

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