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The Swinging Bridges of Scott County

The sight of a swinging bridge immediately transports me back to my childhood when I roamed the hills and valleys of Southwest Virginia with my grandfather, Clarence Bascom Sanders (Sandy). The Slant bridge near Slant Memorial Church played…
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High Knob

The highest point in Scott County offers stunning vistas, the beginning of the lengthy Chief Benge Scout Trail and rare plants and animals. Located off Forest Service 238 and offering a new and beautiful High Knob Observation Towner.  To reach…
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Glady Fork Wetland

This high elevation forested wetland is off the beaten path, but is a must-see for the serious birder.  The beaver-maintained wetland contains open meadows, marshes, swampy scrubland, ponds and hardwood forests. It is home to equal diversity…
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Guest River Gorge Trail

One of the area's easiest and most scenic biking and hiking trails, highlighting gorge geology, trestle-top views of the river, rare plants and river wildlife. Directions:  From Dungannon, take Route 72 north for 10.3 miles, a scenic route…
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Daniel Boone Birding Trail

This trail winds up the opposite side of Powell Mountain from the Kane Gap Trail and then joins the latter trail at Kane Gap.  The Daniel Boone Trail begins on an old gravel road, but then narrows down into a hiking trail that continues for…
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Duffield Industrial Park Trail

This informal trail follows a four-mile channel between open field, mudflats and rocky shores.  The trail is a great spot to find wintering and migrating shorebirds as well as grassland species like the red-winged blackbird, barn and northern…
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Chief Benge Scout Trail

Highlights: rare high elevation plant and bird species, two lakes for swimming, beautiful mountain streams and waterfalls, multiple day backpacking opportunity or shorter day hikes, backcountry solitude Length: 16.6 miles one way. (An additional…
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Bark Camp Lake Loop Trail

Highlights:  lake views, waterfowl, rare plants Length:  3.7 miles round trip Difficulty:  easy to moderate Camping Reservations:  Call (276) 679-8370 Trailhead:  The trailhead is gated in the winter (mid Oct. --- April 1).…
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Ingrid Carter is a long way from her native Germany

Ingrid Carter has come a long way from the young German bride who could not "boil water" to the owner and chef of Gasthaus Edelweiss, an authentic German restaurant in Weber City, Va. The journey that would bring her to the United States started…
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New Crooked Road Affiliate Member

It’s six o’clock on a Friday night, and musicians of all skill levels are filing into a converted garage on Bethel Road in Nickelsville, Virginia for the regular “pickin’ and grinnin’” sessions at the home of Allen Hicks. Pretty…