Devil’s Bathtub now known throughout the world

Outdoor Adventure

Scott County is home to one of the world’s most bio-diverse rivers in the world–the Clinch River.  With eight hand-launch sites, water warriors will find easy access to the lure of the Clinch, whether it be to fish or float.  Once a hidden local treasure, the Devil’s Bathtub has captured the world’s imagination and is often cited as the best tourist destination in Virginia.  These are just a couple of the natural riches to be found in Scott County.  There are many, many more.

Adventure Mendota

Stop texting and start living.  Float the North North of the Holston with Adventure Mendota.  Kayak rentals only.

Waterfall along Waters Edge Bike Route


With 535 square miles, Scott County offers great biking opportunities–from mountain biking to road bikes.  Head to Natural Tunnel for a great mountain bike experience, or ride through the hills and valleys along the Clinch River


From primitive camping to full hookups to even Yurts, your camping experience is complete in Scott County, Virginia.  Stay at a state park, in the national forest or at a family-owned campground along the Clinch River.

Trail Ride with Scott County Regional Horse Association


Scott County is home to one of the most active horse associations in Southwest Virginia–the Scott County Regional Horse Association.  This group will lead you on trail rides and even offers wagon trains at certain times of the year.  Don’t miss their seasonal shows at the Horse Park in Dungannon.

Little boys fishing at Bark Camp Lake


With two major rivers and mountain streams, Scott County is an angler’s paradise.  From fly fishing in the Falls of Little Stony for rainbow trout, to a lazy float along the Clinch or Holston Rivers for a trophy catfish, Scott County is the best place to catch that trophy fish.

Scott County Golf Course


Scott County features one of the most scenic and challenging nine-hole golf courses.  While looking down into Mocassin Gap, you will not even mind the demanding up and down course.



Scott County is one the Commonwealth’s best spots to bag that trophy buck or bear.  Every year, Scott County hunters bring in enough turkey and deer to place us on the Commonwealth’s top ten list.

River Fun

Scott County is home to two major rivers, each of which flows through nearly untouched countryside full of stunning bluffs, deep swimming pools and rolling farmland.  Grab your tube, paddle board, canoe or kayak and head to Scott County.