Blacksburg is a town surrounded by outdoor beauty and opportunities for every adventure imaginable, whether you’re an enthusiast or just looking for some casual exercise. For a leisurely walk or bike ride, the Huckleberry Trail offers just the setting as it meanders through Blacksburg into neighboring Christiansburg. There are also a number of neighborhood trails, as well as mountain biking trails into the Jefferson National Forest.
The New River is a short 15 minute drive offering fishing, canoeing, kayaking, bird watching and more. And then there’s golf. Blacksburg is surrounded by a number of outstanding golf courses, including the Pete Dye River Course in Fairlawn. For beginner’s and quick games, the Town also offers the Hill, a 9 hole Municipal golf course located at the highest, most scenic vista in the Town. Step Into Blacksburg outdoor recreation and have some fun.
Town of Blacksburg, Parks and Recreation
Blacksburg Parks and Recreation offers a wide range of outdoor adventure programs including caving, canoeing, rock climbing, kayaking, summer adventure camps, instructional programs and environmental education. The Town also offers a variety of sporting opportunities for both youth and adults in baseball, basketball, cheerleading, dodgeball, football, softball, wrestling, and volleyball.
Did You Know?
Carvins Cove Reserve - 30 miles of hiking and biking trails in nearby Roanoke, Va. - named the "Best Urban Park" (2010).