Commune with nature, or conquer it. Explore the great outdoors on two-wheels, four-wheels, or a sturdy pair of shoes. Or if you rather, just bring a picnic blanket and a bottle of local wine. However you find your flow, Patrick County has the right spot for you.
Shred your way through miles of technical track or go out for a leisurely ride. Patrick County offers fun and accessible bike trails for riders of all abilities.
Hike your way through the Blue Ridge Mountains and take in the spectacular views of mountain vistas, gorges, wetlands, and waterfalls. Recognized by the Virginia Bird and Wildlife Trail (VBWT), the unspoiled beauty of these trails offers bird watchers and wildlife spotters an unforgettable journey.
Hunting & Fishing
Patrick County has a rich ecosystem and a substantial deer, turkey, and small game population, as well as stocked fishing access points along the creeks and rivers that run through the county.
Boating & Paddling
Rent or bring a kayak, canoe, or paddleboat and cruise along one of Patrick County’s scenic lakes.
Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Patrick County’s highways, backroads and trails lead to some of the area’s most spectacular vistas and skylines.
Thrilling rides and even more thrilling views. With eight loops, twelve mountains, and countless steep drops and sharp turns, the collection of motorcycle routes referred to by locals as the Jagged Edge packs enough thrills to keep motorcycle enthusiasts coming back year after year.
You can camp the way you want to camp. Camp in a tent at a local campground or bring your RV or camper into multiple campgrounds to get away the way you want to unplug.
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