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Spearhead Trails

Spearhead Trails

Spearhead Trails

  • 3028 4th Avenue
  • St. Paul, VA  24283
  • 276-807-7581
  • Web:  spearheadtrails.com
  • FB/Twitter/Instagram/Snapchat/YouTube @spearheadtrails

VA's #1 off-road adventure with 5 trail systems and 400 miles of twists and turns high in the rugged Cumberland mountains.  Spearhead is an off-road, adrenaline pumping adventure full of switchbacks, hill climbs, wet and wild mudding with 360-degree overlooks.  Now connected to Breaks Interstate Park!

Trails

  • Ridgeview
  • Clinch River Equestrian Trail
  • Stone Mountain
  • Coal Canyon
  • The Original Pocahontas
  • Mountain View

Spearhead Trails

Spearhead Trails

Southwest Regional Recreation Authority dba as Spearhead Trails
Address: P.O. Box 1594, Coeburn, VA  24230
Email: director@spearheadtrails.com
Website:  www.spearheadtrails.com
Contact: Shawn Lindsey
Telephone:  276-807-7581

Round the Mountain Artisan Network

`Round the Mountain: Southwest Virginia’s Artisan Network provides a network of support for the artisan community in Southwest Virginia. Members are individual artisans, galleries, shops, and/or craft related businesses, and farms or agritourism businesses. The Artisan Trails of Southwest Virginia connect visitors to artisan studios, galleries, agritourism businesses, and unique eateries and lodging in communities across Southwest Virginia.

Round the Mountain Artisan Network
One Heartwood Circle
Abingdon, Virginia  24212
Contact: Dana Blackburn, Executive Director
Telephone: 276-492-2410
Email: info@roundthemountain.org
Website: https://www.myswva.org/rtm

Ralph Stanley Museum and Traditional Mountain Music Center

Combining the career of Dr. Ralph Stanley with the history of traditional mountain music, this state-of-the-art, interactive museum will allow you to see and hear this particular style of American music in its original setting: the mountains of southwestern Virginia. Follow the career of Ralph Stanley & the Stanley Brothers through the exhibits and learn how the environment and traditional music influenced their style.

In October of 2004, a unique museum experience became available to music lovers: The Ralph Stanley Museum and Traditional Mountain Music Center.

Combining the career of Dr. Ralph Stanley with the history of traditional mountain music, this interactive musical journey allows you to see and hear this particular style of American music in its original setting – the mountains of southwest Virginia.

Even if you’ve already been touched by his music, you haven’t fully experienced it until you’ve journeyed into the heart of Appalachia.

The Ralph Stanley Museum and Traditional Mountain Music Center is located in a century-old four-story home in Clintwood, Virginia.

The vision for the museum and music center is to preserve and promote mountain and Bluegrass music with workshops, seminars, and conventions.

249 Clintwood Main St./P.O. Box 945
Clintwood, VA 24228
Phone: (276) 926-8550 or (276) 926-5591
Fax: (276) 926-8693

Website: www.ralphstanleymuseum.com and www.townofclintwood.com/ralph-stanley-museum

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ralphstanleymuseum

My SWVA

My SWVA
Southwest Virginia Cultural Heritage Foundation
One Heartwood Circle
Abingdon, VA  24212
Contact: Becky Nave, Public Relations & Marketing Director SWVA
Telephone: 276-492-2422 (Office)
                   276-274-9043 (Cell)
Email: becky.nave@dhcd.virginia.gov
Website: www.myswva.org

Jettie Baker Center

The Jettie Baker Center, formerly known as the Mullins Theater, was built in the late 1940’s.

It was donated to the Town of Clintwood by Ms. Jettie Baker.

The property has been completely renovated with federal, state, and local funding with tremendous support by citizens of Dickenson County.  The large auditorium and balcony area will seat 350, and the state-of-the-art sound and lighting systems truly mean “there’s not a bad seat in the house.”  The large stage is well equipped with lighting, sound, and rear screen projection.  You’ll want to plan your next conference or seminar with us!

Distance Education:  Front tables, seating for 60 with internet access and computer hook-ups. 

Small Conference Room:  Large table with comfortable seating ideal for small executive conferences up to 18.  Serving kitchen is adjacent to conference room. 

Entertainment and Pro Arts Events:  State of the art auditorium and stage with accompanying dressing and back stage area. 

Dining Area:  Serving area and catering kitchen.  Parking:  Ample area to the side and rear of the center. 

Directions:  Jettie Baker Center is located in Clintwood, Virginia two blocks off of Rt. 83 on Main St. (Rt. 607).

Contact:

Doris Rife, Director
Tammy Hill, Asst Director
Phone:  276-926-8694

Webpage: http://www.townofclintwood.com/jettie-baker-center/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Jettie-Baker-Center/504165802927918

Heart of Appalachia

The Heart of Appalachia Tourism Authority was created by the Virginia General Assembly in 1993 to promote, expand and develop the tourism industries of the coal-producing counties of Buchanan, Dickenson, Lee, Russell, Scott, Tazewell, Wise, and the City of Norton, within the Cumberland Plateau and LENOWISCO Planning Districts. We are governed by a Board of Directors with members from each of these localities. In 2013, we also opened the Heart of Appalachia Visitor's Center in St. Paul, Virginia; a Commonwealth of Virginia Certified Tourist Information Center. In addition to providing visitors and potential travelers with information about our region's natural beauty, unique attractions, events, activities, dining, lodging, shopping and more, we offer marketing, promotion, social media and hospitality training and assistance to our region's many business assets. We also offer facilities for meetings, events and social gatherings.

Hours of Operation:
M - F 8am - 4pm
Saturdays 8am - 2pm in season
Sundays by appointment
Special Events & Exhibitions as scheduled

Physical address: 3028 4th Avenue Market Square, Saint Paul, Virginia 24283 USA

Mailing address: PO Box 186, Saint Paul, Virginia 24283 USA

Contact Pam Vance at (276) 762-0011 or info@heartofappalachia.com

Website: HeartOfAppalachia.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Heart-of-Appalachia-Tourism-Authority/119401321408714

Twitter: @HeartAppalachia