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Scott County Fall Tour

Scott County Fall Tour

With the official arrival of fall, it’s time to plan your Scott County and Southwest Virginia leaf tour. Fall at Bark Camp Lake This season welcomes a new pumpkin patch, Pungo Farms, as our long-time Punkin’ Man, Walter Manis retired after 30 years of running...
Virginia Historic Landmark now Available for Rental

Virginia Historic Landmark now Available for Rental

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Fulkerson-Hilton Home in the Hiltons community of Scott County, Virginia, is now available for rental through Airbnb. Nearby residents to the historic home, Jeff and Rebecca Arrington, purchased the home and its...
Memorial Day Weekend 2020

Memorial Day Weekend 2020

As stated, the Devil’s Bathtub is a dynamic water force, prone to flash flooding during heavy rainfalls.  Sunday, May 24, 2020, the Devil’s Bathtub area experienced a significant amount of rainfall that resulted in a flash flood, stranding 20 hikers...
Punkin’ Man Hands over reins to pungo farms

Punkin’ Man Hands over reins to pungo farms

For 30 years, Walter Manis provided pumpkins, gourds, fall décor and tons of fall fun for children of all ages from his Nickelsville, Virginia farm.  This year, the Punkin Man decided to hang up his jack-o-lantern.  But never fear, Walter made sure he was handing over...

Natural Tunnel Winter Programming

Wild about Wildlife Home School Program Natural Tunnel State Park has a variety of wildlife that can be seen and heard. During this four month long program, the importance of these animals will be covered. We will meet the first and third Tuesday of each month....

First Day Hike at Natural Tunnel State Park

Start the New Year off on the right foot by participating in a First Day Hike at Natural Tunnel State Park. For seven years now, state parks across the country ring in the New Year by offering hikes to get visitors outside and on the trails. First Day Hikes are a...
November and December Events

November and December Events

Trades from the Trail Holiday Market Daniel Boone Wilderness Trail Interpretive Center. Nov. 9, 2019. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Get all of your holiday shopping done early. There will be a variety of vendors with 18th century themed items to purchase. All items for sale...

Hogslop String Band Returns to Carter Fold Stage

HILTONS  Saturday, November 9th, 2019, at 7:30 p.m., the Carter Family Fold in Hiltons, Virginia, will present a concert of old time music by the Hogslop String Band. Admission to the concert is $10 for adults, $2 for children 6 to 11, under age 6 free.  Doors open at...

Natural Tunnel State Park November Events

November and December Programming at Natural Tunnel State Park November 9 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.  Trades from the Trail Holiday Market Get all of your holiday shopping done early. There will be a variety of vendors set up with 18th century themed items to...