The Rockbridge area is a place of natural beauty, rich history, and economic vitality. Residents and visitors alike value, enjoy, and benefit from its unique and beckoning landscapes, diverse communities, and scenic waterways. Land and water-based recreational opportunities are abundant and easy to access.
With collaboration and cooperation between governments, community leaders and stakeholders, private businesses and local residents, this vision is well under way. We invite you to learn more about the organizations and initiatives that encourage economic vitality and community wellness through outdoor recreation.
Braiding the Way for Outdoor Recreation in the Rockbridge Area
Braiding the Way for Outdoor Recreation in the Rockbridge Area initiative will develop an outdoor recreation plan and implementation strategy for the Rockbridge area that consolidates and incorporates […]
Jon Jarvis Legacy Fund
The Jon Jarvis Legacy Fund, administered with the support of Rockbridge County Schools, will provide grants to support environmental outreach programs that connect Rockbridge area youth to their […]
Rockbridge Area Conservation Council
Rockbridge Area Conservation Council (RACC) promotes the wise stewardship and sustainable use of natural and cultural resources through education, advocacy and action in order to protect and enhance […]
Natural Bridge Appalachian Trail Club
Ninety miles of the Appalachian Trail in Nelson, Amherst, Rockbridge, Botetourt, and Bedford counties, from Tye River to Black Horse Gap are maintained by NBATC volunteers.
Friends of the Chessie Trail
The Friends of the Chessie Trail is a network of groups and individuals interested in maintaining and promoting the health of the Trail and its surroundings and connecting the communities of […]