Rockfish Valley

Rockfish Valley is your one-stop shop for everything in Nelson County from scenic views to ice-cold brews.

Spruce Creek Park

Stretching for 35 miles Spruce Creek is the only public park in all of Nelson. Here you can learn about the history of Rockfish Valley and Nelson County at the History Center along with access to three trails: The Children's Nature Trail, the Butterfly Trail, and the Birding Trail.

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Nelson Scenic Loop

An experience focused on showcasing the beauty, culture, and historical assets of Nelson County. The 50-mile loop consists of four scenic routes - accessible by car or bike - encompassing Route 151, Blue Ridge Parkway, and other local highways. Your journey begins at the Rockfish Valley Natural History Center which provides access to hiking trails, scenic lookouts, and other outdoor opportunities such as CrabTree Falls. Along the route, you can visit cideries, breweries, apple and peach farm markets, pumpkin patches and so much more.

The Loop for Beginners

Rockfish Valley Trail

Looking for a more active excursion? The Rockfish Valley Trails is the perfect spot for hikers and birdwatchers to spend the day exploring. With 6 miles of trails looping together, you can explore as much or as little as you would like.

Come Walk the Loop Trails

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