New River Trail State Park

Virginia Creeper Trail

New River Trail Bike Rental (Fries)

(866) 944-3640



Riverside Outfitters (276) 238-0878



New River

Claytor Lake





Stay at the New River Trail Inn while you hike or bike the trail and attend the New River Festival and the Fries Fiddler's Convention. Or spend the day birding on foot or by canoe (plenty of Great Blue Herons, migrating warblers and a couple of resident Bald Eagles).


New River Trail

Grayson Highlands St. Park

Mt. Rogers Nat'l Recreation Area



Galax Fiddler's Convention

Fries Fiddler's Convention

Blue Ridge Music Center

Barr's Fiddle Shop (Galax)

The Rex Theater (Galax)

The New River Trail Cafe (Fries) Shaylyn's Pickin' and Grinnin' on Thursday nights