Area Attractions

  1. Appalachian Trail

    Appalachian Trail

    The Appalachian Trail is a 2,175-mile long footpath stretching through 14 eastern states from Maine to Georgia.

  2. Blue Ridge Parkway

    Blue Ridge Parkway

    Outstanding scenery and recreational opportunities make the Blue Ridge Parkway "America's Favorite Drive."

  3. Claytor Lake State Park

    Claytor Lake State Park

    Claytor Lake State Park offers a wide variety of activities for water and land enthusiasts including swimming, camping, cabins, lodges, miles of hiking trails, and much more.

  4. Claytor Lake Water Sports

    Claytor Lake Water Sports

    Claytor Lake Water Sports offer boat rentals, lake tours, and water sports packages.

  5. D.C. Wysor Observatory & Museum

    D.C. Wysor Observatory & Museum

    D.C. Wysor Observatory and Museum Foundation, Inc. is a legacy from Davidson Charlton Wysor.

  6. Draper Valley Golf Club

    Draper Valley Golf Club

    Ranked Number 37 out of the Top 50 Golf Courses in the U.S. for under $50, Draper Valley Golf Club is a true destination for golf-lovers.

  7. Farmer's Market

    Farmer's Market

    The Farmer's Market is a staple in downtown Radford every Saturday during the months of May through October.

  8. Glencoe Museum

    Glencoe Museum

    Explore the heritage of Radford and the New River Valley in this 19th-century Victorian home, built by Civil War General Gabriel Colvin Wharton on the banks of the New River.

  9. Highlanders Festival

    Highlanders Festival

    The Highlanders Festival is a day long celebration of the region's Scots-Irish heritage.

  10. Ingles Farm

    Ingles Farm

    Arguably one of the most historically significant sites in Virginia, Ingles Farm transports visitors back to the days of westward expansion, Native Americans, and the daily struggle to survive.

  11. Mary Draper Ingles Monument

    Mary Draper Ingles Monument

    In the more than 250 years since Mary Draper Ingles was captured by Shawnee warriors, escaped and made her historic return journey to the New River Valley of Virginia, much has been written and produced about the preeminent colonial heroine.

  12. Motor Mile Speedway

    Motor Mile Speedway

    Home to 2006 Weekly Series National Champion Philip Morris, the Motor Mile Speedway has NASCAR sanctioned Late Model Stock Car, Limited Sportsman, Street Stock, and Mod4 racing.

  13. New River Artisan Trail

    New River Artisan Trail

    Review information about the New River Artisans Trail.

  14. New River Heritage Coalition

    New River Heritage Coalition

    The Coalition was formed in 2004 to bring a cohesive picture of the cultural heritage that thrives along the New River.

  15. Pete Dye River Course of Virginia Tech

    Pete Dye River Course of Virginia Tech

    With 1 visit to Pete Dye River Course of Virginia Tech it is obvious why Golf Magazine recently selected it as one of the best new public access courses in the United States.

  16. Pulaski Railway Station

    Pulaski Railway Station

    Trace the history of area railroading in this historic depot and find model railroads.

  17. Radford University Planetarium

    Radford University Planetarium

    The Radford University Planetarium is an educational and entertaining resource offering a full complement of shows that will appeal to audiences of all ages and interests.

  18. Randolph Park

    Randolph Park

    83 acres of water park, walking trails, playgrounds, picnic shelters, volleyball, baseball, soccer, tennis, and basketball facilities are waiting to be discovered at Randolph Park.

  19. 'Round the Mountain Craft Trail

    'Round the Mountain Craft Trail

    Southwest Virginia's Artisan Network links visitors to local artisans, farms, galleries, craft venues, and other creative points of interest.

  20. St. Albans Sanatorium

    St. Albans Sanatorium

    St. Alban's Sanatorium is a paranormal investigation site in Radford, Virginia.

  21. Tangent Outfitters - Bisset Park

    Tangent Outfitters - Bisset Park

    Book a guided tour or find your own adventure - Tangent Outfitters is an area leader in guided fishing, canoeing and rafting trips, while also offering canoe, kayak, tube, mountain bike, and fishing equipment rentals.

  22. The New River

    The New River

    Flowing 320 miles through North Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia, the New River is a true recreation destination for all outdoor lovers.

  23. Virginia's Civil War Trail

    Virginia's Civil War Trail

    One of the 388 sites included on Virginia's Civil War Trail, Radford's Battle of New River Bridge marker can be found at the far west end of Bisset Park along the New River.

  24. Wilderness Road

    Wilderness Road

    Although it has been known by many different names, such as the Great Road, the Great Philadelphia Road, and the Valley Turnpike, the 500-mile long Wilderness Road saw nearly 300,000 settlers on their way south through Virginia between 1775-1810.

  25. Winterfrost Farm

    Winterfrost Farm

    Winterfrost Farm, located in Radford, VA in the beautiful New River Valley of Southwest Virginia, offers horseback riding, birthday parties, trail rides, riding lessons, and leases, using our wonderful rescue horses.