George Washington National Forest

George Washington National Forest

The vast preserve is home to some of the most formidable hiking and mountain bike paths. Occupying much of the western portion of Amherst County (and more than a million acres in Virginia and West Virginia), this vast woodland provides a haven for outdoor enthusiasts....
Blue Ridge KOA Campground

Blue Ridge KOA Campground

Their campground is open, including bath houses. Please note that their Campstore is closed to foot traffic, although they are happy to supply any items you need.Open all year! RVs/tents/cabins – Big Rigs welcome. After a day exploring the area’s...
Sweet Briar College Trails

Sweet Briar College Trails

Situated on Sweet Briar College’s 3,250 acres are 20 miles of winding trails designated for the enjoyment of hikers and cyclists. Visit Sweet Briar’s website to download a map, or pick one up at the Outdoor Program office on the Sweet Briar...
Art Galleries at Sweet Briar College

Art Galleries at Sweet Briar College

In 1984, Sweet Briar College renovated the 1906 former Refectory (now known as the Anne Gary Pannell Center) to house the school’s art collection and art library, to provide an exhibition hall, and to provide offices and classrooms for the art history...
Thrashers Lake Park

Thrashers Lake Park

A 36-acre lake with picnic tables, grills, restrooms, playground. Located in the Temperance area of the county, this park rests on an attractive 36 acre watershed lake open for fishing only. It consists of a boat ramp (no gasoline powered boats allowed) picnic tables...