National and State Parks

The Virginia Creeper Trail: The Ultimate Guide

Calling all adventure seekers and nature lovers! If you’re looking for an unforgettable biking experience surrounded by breathtaking landscapes and thrilling activities, hold onto your handlebars because the Virginia Creeper Trail is about to blow your mind! This is one of the premier rails to trails in the United States, and it’s in our own …

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First Landing State Park in Virginia Beach: A Nature Lovers Dream

First Landing State Park is a 2,888-acre park located in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The park was established in 1936 as Seashore State Park and was later renamed to First Landing State Park in 1997. The park is known for its scenic beauty, including a 1.5-mile-long beach on the Chesapeake Bay, freshwater ponds, and a fragile maritime forest. The park features 203 campsites, including 29 primitive sites, 74 sites with water and electric hookups, and 100 sites with water, electric, and sewer hookups. There are also 20 cabins and a few yurts available for rent. So much to do here, so much to see! Plan your trip today!

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New River Gorge National Park: Insider Information You Need

America’s newest National Park, the New River Gorge National Park and Preserve, established in 2020, covers over 72,000 scenic acres along the New River in West Virginia.

The park is known for its incredible beauty and recreational opportunities, including hiking, camping, mountain biking, kayaking, SUP,  fishing, rock climbing, white-water rafting, hunting, and even base jumping . 

The New River Gorge is a unique geological formation that cuts through the Appalachian Mountains and offers dramatic views. The river is one of the oldest in North America and is one of the world’s premier destinations for white-water rafting.