Entries by Pam Cox

Valley Creek Farms

Valley Creek Farms 1146 Valley Creek Road, Nickelsville 276-479-3511 Specializing in honey bees, non GMO fruits, vegetables, grains, chickens, eggs, Registered Katahdin Sheep, Registered Sliver Fox Rabbits.

Scott County Horse Association

Our Mission To promote and provide equine activities in Scott County and the surrounding region for our youth and fellow horsemen, while encouraging sportsmanship, family values and lasting friendships with our community and members through dedication and public involvement. We promote all breeds and activities pertaining to each breed. An All-Breed Association headquartered in Scott […]

Daniel Boone Interpretative Center

Continue the journey along the Wilderness Road by visiting the new Daniel Boone Wilderness Trail Interpretative Center, located in Duffield, Virginia.   The new center overlooks Kane Gap–a visible representation that shows the path settlers once toon on their westward journey.  A satellite location of Natural Tunnel State Park, the Daniel Boone Wilderness Trail Interpretative […]

Wilderness Road Blockhouse

The Anderson Blockhouse was built in the late 1700s to protect European settlers from Indian attacks. The original location of the blockhouse can be visited along the Daniel Boone Wilderness Trail while a replica can be seen at Natural Tunnel State Park. John Anderson built his blockhouse in the East Carter’s Valley section of Scott County […]

Powers Mill

Dave Powers “loves bringing old stuff back to life.”  For this reason, he has spent the last few years restoring the Powers’ family original Mill and also replicating a small railroad track, complete with a steam-powered engine. He is the fourth generation Powers to be involved in the operation of Powers Mill, which is located […]

Punkin’ Patch Farms

Punkin’ Patch is a locally owned farm, located at 984 Cowans Creek Road, Nickelsville, Virginia. Walter Manis and his family have been hosting fall celebrations at the family farm for almost 30 years. Punkin’ Patch features a Farm Petting Zoo, Hayrides, Corn Maze and Saturday night jams. The farm is available for school and church […]

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Natural Tunnel State Park

Natural Tunnel Stunning views of the natural tunnel, trails, bird watching, campground, swimming pool, chair lift, visitor’s center, meeting facilities, picnicking, amphitheater, and interpretive programs. Directions: Natural Tunnel State Park is in Scott County, about 13 miles north of Gate City and 20 miles north of Kingsport, Tenn.. To get there, from I-81, take U.S. […]

Mann Farms

Local produce farm, selling strawberries, tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, green beans, corn and a variety of fresh produce. 11005 Veterans Memorial Highway Ft. Blackmore, Virginia Open May–October 7 a.m.–7 p.m. 276-995-1000

Fannon Railroad Museum

Fannon’s Train museum is located at the intersection of Highway US 23, 421, and 58, in Duffield, Virginia.  Free admission.  Call in advance 276-431-2428. Kenny Fannon, and his grandson, Ruston Fannon, are preserving the history of the railroad in Southwest Virginia.  The collection currently includes a refurbished authentic N&W Railroad caboose, a Diesel engine from […]

Creation Kingdom Zoo

Unique interactive personal encounters with some of the worlds rarest animals Creation Kingdom Zoo is situated on 12 acres of sloping land in Snowflake, Va., just a few miles outside of Gate City. In addition to Bella, the white Bengal tiger, visitors to the zoo can also see leopards, an African serval, spider monkeys, camels, […]