There is an abundance of trails and outdoor recreation options in Lexington, Buena Vista and Rockbridge County. So how do you choose between hiking, biking, paddling and fishing? Where can you find information about outdoor initiatives and expansion projects? Would you like to read about experiences and antidotes from local "explorers" and experts? Browse these blog entries for stories that will inspire and inform locals and visitors alike, and check back often for ideas to plan your next adventure!
Bluff Mountain and the Tragedy of Little Ottie Cline Powell
Outdoor enthusiast, educator, and former Army Special Forces medic Hugh Bouchelle shares an overview of one of his favorite area hikes and the tragic story of a little boy lost.
Great Fall Hike for Newbies on the AT
Easy access to the Appalachian Trail and fantastic views make it a popular fall hike.
Top 5 Aquatic Experiences
If you're looking for a day on the water, these waterways and ideas on how to love them best will be right up your alley.