Ideas & Information For Your Visit

Boat Virginia
BOATING SAFETY CLASSGalax Parks and Recreation Center601 South Main StreetGalax, Virginia 24333 Saturday, May 14, 2022 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Materials and instruction are free of charge.Bring a highlighter and lunch.Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration is required. Students may bring food and drink for themselves during the class.   There is not enough time in the schedule to go out, so please bring your lunch with you. At this time, masks are not required, but you may wear one if you wish. Please do not attend if you are experiencing a fever or other symptoms…
Watching The River Flow
(A blog about the New River and the New River Protectors organization in Grayson County, Virginia) The New River is a wonderful natural resource for Grayson County residents and visitors alike, offering many fun opportunities like kayaking, canoeing, fishing, and tubing. It is both a place for both relaxation and for economic opportunities derived from tourism and other pursuits. The New River twists and turns for 46 miles inside of Grayson County, Virginia. The New River is a beauty of nature for man’s enjoyment, but the action of man sometimes is the cause of the New River becoming somewhat less…
Picture of Maple Tree Tap
Maple Festival
Grayson County Fair Sheep
Grayson County Agricultural Fair
Do you have wonderful memories of an old-fashioned county fair — prize-worthy livestock displays, giant produce, sack races?
Picture of Henry Whitter Family
A Weekend of Festivals
Festivals and celebrations of tradition and life in the mountains are a wonderful way to get to know folks.
Picture of tulips
Mother’s Day on the Mountain
Abraham Lincoln once said, “All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.”
Horseback riding in Grayson Highlands
Three Scenic Loops for Horseback Riding in Grayson’s High Country
Grayson County is great for the horse enthusiast! We have miles of trails and plenty of horse camps throughout the county to accommodate you.
Tapping Maple Tree
Grayson’s First Festival: The Maple Festival (March 28-29, 2020)
Nestled at the tri-corner of Virginia, North Carolina, and Tennessee in western Grayson County is the town of Whitetop.
3 Days Outdoors in Grayson County
Grayson County is home to Virginia’s highest peak, Mt. Rogers, and one of the world’s oldest rivers, the New River. Where else has more to offer for three days outdoors?