Explore the Oldest River in America

Come to Grayson County and enjoy the second oldest river in the world! That's right, the ironically named New River is the Oldest River in America and the Second Oldest in the World. Stop by one of our Outfitters and grab a kayak, canoe, or tube and float all day. Don't forget your fishing rod and catch your 



The New River is a treasure awaiting your discovery.  See our Outfitters or bring your own tube, kayak or canoe and plan an invigorating trip down the Oldest River in America.  Take in the beautiful scenery as you relax.  You will love it!  Guaranteed!

Bike, hike, or ride your horse down the New River Trail and see everything the New River has to offer from this beautiful trail right along its banks.

Hunting & Fishing

Grayson County is a hunter/fisherman's paradise.  The New River offers waterfowl and the streams are stocked with delicious trout and other species of fish.  Plan your trip today!

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Tourism Office

Address: 107 E. Main Street 

Independence, VA 24348

Phone: 276-773-8002

Email: visit@graysoncountyva.gov

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