Blacksburg Dog Park
2100 Toms Creek Road
Enjoy the park with your furry friend from sunrise to sunset. Dogs must have a current dog license and wear an owner identification tag at all times.
Mountain Lake Conservancy
115 Hotel Circle, Pembroke
This is a mountain top getaway just 30 minutes north of Blacksburg. Enjoy hiking, biking, tennis, wagon rides, outdoor recreation, and family entertainment.
266 Mabry Mill SE, Meadows of Dan, Virginia 24120
A special and unique part of history is found at Mabry Mill. Originally built in 1910, the historic water-powered grist mill, sawmill and nearby blacksmith shop provide the visitor with a view of pioneer life along the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Nellie’s Cave Park
A 10 acre park in Blacksburg featuring a soccer field, basketball court, T-ball field, playground, horseshoe pits, picnic tables/shelters, barbecue grills, bleachers, benches, walking trails and restrooms.
Claytor Lake State Park
It's an ideal setting for boating, swimming, camping, hiking and picnicking. Sport fishing is especially popular. Boating supplies, fuel and refreshments are available at the marina. Twelve cabins overlook the 4,500-acre lake.
New River Trail State Park
A "Rails to Trails" project, the New River Trail State Park meanders through southwestern Virginia and parallels the scenic and historic New River for 39 miles. Hiking, biking, horseback riding, and boating are just some of the possibilities.
3151 Pandapas Pond Road, Montgomery County
An 8-acre man-made pond that features warm-water fishing and canoeing. A one-mile circuit trail goes around the pond, and several other popular Jefferson National Forest trails connect to it.
Virginia Tech Duckpond
Duckpond Road, Blacksburg
A perfect place to picnic, the duck pond has picnic tables, park benches and a gazebo. It is located on the Virginia Tech Campus in Blacksburg.
Hahn Horticulture Gardens
The Hahn Horticulture Garden encompasses nearly six acres of teaching and display gardens on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia. Established in 1984 by Horticulture faculty, the garden serves undergraduate students and the local community as a learning resource for plant material, landscaping concepts, and environmental awareness.
615 Patrick Henry Drive
This skate park is a place to enjoy activities such as skateboarding, bicycle riding and in-line skating.
Claytor Lake is an ideal setting for boating, swimming, camping, hiking and picnicking. Sport fishing is especially popular. Boating supplies, fuel and refreshments are available at the marina. There are a number of tent and RV camping areas, and twelve cabins overlook the 4,500-acre lake.
New River Junction
2591 Big Falls Road, Blacksburg
Located along the historic New River, the New River Junction features tubing, camping, fishing and live music at Big Falls Park.
Burrows Burleson Tennis Center
Virginia Tech Campus
The Burrows-Burleson Tennis Center is an outstanding facility for tennis, ranking among the best venues for tennis in the Atlantic Coast Conference. There are 12 public tennis courts and they offer a variety of tennis programs from new player adult to tournaments.
Did You Know?
The Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford Metro was named the 5th “Best Small City for Jobs” by Forbes in 2012.