Adventure Ready Activities
During the warmer months, be sure to plan a trip to one of the swimming holes, lakes or public pools that Rockbridge County has to offer.
Goshen Pass Natural Area Preserve
Goshen Pass is a 936-acre preserve protecting the 3.7-mile Goshen Pass gorge on the Maury River, located about 10 miles west of Lexington. Boasting steep slopes, jagged rocks, cliffs, river and […]
Devil’s Marbleyard is located near Natural Bridge Station, Virginia. As soon as you see it, the name makes perfect sense: a jumble of white boulders ranging in size from suitcases to vans that can be […]
Cave Mountain Lake Recreation Area
Located in Natural Bridge Station near Lexington, Virginia, Cave Mountain Lake Recreation Area's natural setting makes it easy to enjoy simple pleasures like swimming, fishing, hiking, playing lawn […]
Apple Orchard Falls Trail
Explore nature’s beauty on a trail packed with sights that are both photo-worthy and soul-stirring. Walk alongside a gurgling creek that skips over boulders and weaves through tree-covered mountains, […]
For an authentic outdoor experience, venture into the woods to stay at one of the campgrounds in Rockbridge County.
Hunting & Fishing
There are several nice lakes, streams and rivers with lovely scenery to fish in the area.
Lexington is home to beautiful, scenic hiking trails. Explore the Appalachian Trail, Blue Ridge Parkway Trails, Boston Knob, Otter Creek and more.
There are many opportunities and good circuit trips available to make for a great day or week in exploring our scenic country sides, mountains, and valleys.
Rockbridge County has just about every type of self-propelled boating experiences one could want, from floats on the James River to Virginia's most popular whitewater run.