Fall in love with Virginia's Nelson County Attractions

Crabtree Falls
Crabtree Falls
Crabtree Falls is probably Virginia’s best-known waterfall hike. The hike is located a short distance from the Blue Ridge Parkway. At the bottom of the trail is the waterfall cascading from a sixty-foot cliff. There are immense amounts of ferns and wildflowers that flourish along the moisture of the cliffside. The trail climbs alongside the falls and ends at an overlook of the Tye River Valley. Once the summit is reached hikers can ascend by retracing their steps or by following
Nelson County Fishing
Nelson County Fishing
There are always lots of fishing options near Nelson County. From the Tye River, Little Piney River, James River and South Rockfish you can always find something to suit your love of the outdoors. It can depend on the river, but some common species are small and largemouth bass, browns, rainbows and brook trout. There are also some local fish hatcheries that allow kids and new-comers to try fishing the trout ponds.
Riverwalk Trail
Riverwalk Trail
The Riverwalk Trail / Blackwater Creek Trail in Lynchburg is one of the most popular trails in the city. Following along the winding Blackwater Creek and built along an abandoned railway bed, this 3-mile paved trail is perfect for jogging, walking, or biking. It travels through a lovely urban forest and intersects with two smaller paved trails, the Kemper Street Trail and the Point of Honor Trail. You will experience old railroad tunnels, outside cooking areas, a lake, and waterfalls along the way.
Snow Ski at Wintergreen Resort
Snow Ski at Wintergreen Resort
Featuring twenty-four slopes and trails for all skill levels to enjoy these slopes. It also has the largest tubing hill in Virginia. During the months of December through March, Everyday is a Snow Day! Wintergreen Resort has one of the best snowmaking machine systems. Wintergreen Resort is a great location to actively enjoy the beauty of the outdoors. Ski safely!
Virginia Blue Ridge Railway Trail
Virginia Blue Ridge Railway Trail
A few minutes from the Bed & Breakfast, this trail begins at Piney River in Nelson County and follows the river 1.8 miles to Roses Mill in Amherst County. It crosses back into Nelson County down river just below the confluence of the Piney and Tye Rivers passing under US Route 29. The trail meanders through the countryside , affording views of rolling hills and farms. Little evidence of civilization meets the eye. Wildlife and wildflowers are abundant and the trail provides a safe, aesthetically pleasing walking experience.
American Shakespeare Center
American Shakespeare Center
Visit the American Shakespeare Center to experience the sophistication of a production in theatre. Come see a holiday or seasonal production, Maybe the timeless classics of Shakespeare are more your style, they have those too.
Appalachian Horse Riding
Appalachian Horse Riding
Appalachian Horse Adventures provides all kinds of adventures with horseback riding. Experience the Blue Ridge Mountains through trail rides. There are also pony rides available for children.
Golf at Wintergreen Resort
Golf at Wintergreen Resort
Enjoy a round of golf, with a choice of two courses. Devil's Knob is the eighteen hole course with an elevation at 4,000 feet. Making it the highest elevation course throughout all of Virginia.
Nelson County Shopping & Dining
Nelson County Shopping & Dining
Explore some of the historic locations along Nelson County Virgina. Enjoy scenic drives, visit orchards and farms, and cideries and distilleries. There are a large selection of shopping centers and dining locations to satisfy.
University Sporting Events
University Sporting Events
You can't experience Virginia without sporting events. Get the latest information and schedules for all the events nearby of the top NCAA teams. University of Virginia has sporting events going on all year long for everyone to enjoy their sporting event of choice.
Blue Ridge Parkway
Blue Ridge Parkway
The Blue Ridge Parkway is a scenic highway that connects Shenandoah National Park and the Skyline Drive in Virginia, with the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in North Carolina and Tennessee. There are two entrances to the Parkway near Harmony Hill.
Music Festivals
Music Festivals
Nelson County brings many festivals throughout the year. One of the most popular and event filled is the LockN' music festival. Get updates and details for the upcoming events and performers while you are in the area. Come rock at LockN'!
Virginia Horse Center
Virginia Horse Center
Virginia Horse Center provides a location for Regional, National and International Equestrian Events. These events honor and celebrate the timeless bond between horse, mankind and those that love equestrian competition.
Wintergreen Spa
Wintergreen Spa
The Spa at Wintergreen is a tranquil and relaxing experience. With services such as, but not limited to facials, body treatment and wraps, massages, packages and more. They specialize in Mountain Stone, Shenandoah, Aromatherapy, Reflexology, Swedish, and even couples massages.
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