Hidden Gems

Even though Scott County is not home to a huge shopping mall or district, you will find some truly unique local shopping gems. Located in downtown Gate City, you’ll find Southern Collective, from handcrafted, “Clinch Mountain Crystals,”…

Scott County Scenic Selfie WanderLove Tour

This 100-mile tour takes you through some of Scott County’s most scenic countryside and provides a glimpse of our treasured spots.  The first 12 persons to complete this tour and post selfies on our Instagram page at #scottcountyva will…

Daniel Boone Wilderness Road Day Trip

One of the nation’s most historic routes, the Daniel Boone Wilderness Trail was blazed by the legendary frontiersman in 1775 from the Long Island of the Holston at what is now Kingsport TN, through the Cumberland Gap of Virginia into Kentucky. …

The Swinging Bridges of Scott County

With its rolling hills and expansive valleys, a drive through Scott County brings forth visions of simpler times.  Adding to that vision are the numerous swinging bridges that span rivers and creeks throughout the county.  Once used as…

Water Warrior Adventures

Whether you are an angler or a paddler, Scott County, Virginia has the waters to suit your sport. Both the Clinch https://dwr.virginia.gov/waterbody/clinch-river/and Holston https://virginia.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,1,fid,1487063,n,north%20fork%20holston%20river.cfm…

Hiker's Treks

From cool, sparkling mountain creek trails to high-country scenic vistas, Scott County, Virginia and its surrounding counties offer the perfect hike to suit any adventurer’s desire or ability.  All of the hikes listed below, with the exception…

Family Fun Excursion

With an abundance of outdoor recreation opportunities, small town experiences, and our own zoo, Scott County, Virginia is a great location for a safe, family vacation or day-trip far from the crowd. For those looking for an extended adventure,…

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…

Devil's Bathtub Trail Conditions--August 5

The first week of August at the Devil's Bathtub and, once again, the waters are swift and high.  Heavy rainfall has brought the creek levels up.  Not advised to hike the trail at this time. We still ask you to remember that is area is prone…