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New River

Timothy Dixon

A day on the New River is the perfect way to relax. The New River offers a variety of experiences, including a tube float with the family, a canoe trip for the romantic picnic or a kayak ride on a Class III rapid.

Hike & Bike

Amy Boucher

There is a wealth of hiking and biking trails in Grayson County. The New River Trail, Virginia Creeper Trail, Grayson Highlands State Park and Jefferson National Forest offers hiking trails that span the range from mild to extreme. Test your agility and endurance while enjoying breathtaking views!

Recreation Areas

Grayson County has many avenues of access to our mountains and the New River. Check out these state and local parks and national recreation areas.

Horseback Riding

Horseback riding trails and horse camping sites are available throughout Grayson County.  There are miles of trails for the horse enthusiasts to conquer!

Fishing & Hunting

Grayson County offers an abundance of fish and game species. Cast your rod for dinner or hunt to stock your freezer!


Grayson County is home to local outfitters who are available for bike, kayak, canoe, tube rentals, and shuttle services.  In addition, they offer sound advice on navigating the New River. Plan your trip and take the plunge!