Location

Virginia Tech Campus
3 Miles, 5-6 minute drive
Downtown Blacksburg
3.5 Miles, 6 -10 minute drive

Downtown Christiansburg
5.5 Miles, 11-15 minute drive

Downtown Roanoke
30 Miles, 35 minute drive

OUTDOORS

Huckleberry Trail
A paved 5.75-mi walking, running and biking path spanning from the Montgomery-Floyd Regional Library in downtown Blacksburg to the New River Valley Mall in Christiansburg.

Cascades (The Upper/Lower Trail)
A four-mile loop ultimately leading you to a 60 ft. waterfall.

Dragons Tooth
A 4.7-mile hike with panoramic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Pandapas Pond
A one-mile accessible path surrounding an 8-acre pond abutting the Jefferson National Forest and the Poverty Creek Trail System. Also 20 miles of single track biking trail.

The New River
The second oldest river in the world great for fishing, tubing, swimming and kayaking.

Mountain Lake
A 2,600 acre forest preserve with 22 miles of hiking and biking trails.

POINTS OF INTEREST

Blacksburg Farmers Market
A local, family-friendly gathering place in downtown Blacksburg featuring farmers of locally grown produce and meats, alongside artisans of baked goods and handmade crafts.

Lyric Theatre
A historical theatre in downtown Blacksburg.

First and Main
A shopping centre with numerous restaurants, an IMAX movie theatre, bowling alley, and arcade.

New River Valley Mall
The local mall for Blacksburg and Christiansburg residents.

TRAVEL

Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport
A regional airport making domestic flights.

Local Highways
US 460 and I-81

EDUCATION

Blacksburg Public schools
A highly regarded public school system located in the Montgomery County Public Schools.

New River Community College
A local community college situated adjacent to the New River Valley Mall.

Virginia Tech
A top 100 university known for its’ STEM and engineering programs. 30,000 undergraduate students.

Radford University

Nearby public university with excellent pre-professional programs.  8,000 undergraduate students.


GIS Information Virginia Tech Campus 3 Miles, 5-6 minute drive Downtown Blacksburg 3.5 Miles, 6 -10 minute drive Downtown Christiansburg 5.5 Miles, 11-15 minute drive Downtown Roanoke 30 Miles, 35 minute drive

OUTDOORS

Huckleberry Trail A paved 5.75-mi walking, running and biking path spanning from the Montgomery-Floyd Regional Library in downtown Blacksburg to the New River Valley Mall in Christiansburg. Cascades (The Upper/Lower Trail) A four-mile loop ultimately leading you to a 60 ft. waterfall. Dragons Tooth A 4.7-mile hike with panoramic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Pandapas Pond A one-mile accessible path surrounding an 8-acre pond abutting the Jefferson National Forest and the Poverty Creek Trail System. Also 20 miles of single track biking trail. The New River The second oldest river in the world great for fishing, tubing, swimming and kayaking. Mountain Lake A 2,600 acre forest preserve with 22 miles of hiking and biking trails.

POINTS OF INTEREST

Blacksburg Farmers Market A local, family-friendly gathering place in downtown Blacksburg featuring farmers of locally grown produce and meats, alongside artisans of baked goods and handmade crafts. Lyric Theatre A historical theatre in downtown Blacksburg. First and Main A shopping centre with numerous restaurants, an IMAX movie theatre, bowling alley, and arcade. New River Valley Mall The local mall for Blacksburg and Christiansburg residents.

TRAVEL

Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport A regional airport making domestic flights. Local Highways US 460 and I-81

EDUCATION

Blacksburg Public schools A highly regarded public school system located in the Montgomery County Public Schools. New River Community College A local community college situated adjacent to the New River Valley Mall. Virginia Tech A top 100 university known for its’ STEM and engineering programs. 30,000 undergraduate students. Radford University Nearby public university with excellent pre-professional programs.  8,000 undergraduate students.