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.
Rockbridge Park Rx
“Nature Prescriptions” are easy to follow plans that support people of all ages and abilities to spend time in nature for the purpose of creating positive health outcomes.
Friends of Brushy Hills
Friends of Brushy Hills is a citizens group dedicated to the preservation of the natural integrity of Brushy Hills for the public.
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 […]
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.