Virginia’s Mountain Playground™

Live, work and play in the best of Southwest Virginia
Come for the outdoor recreation, friendly towns, and unforgettable experiences. We are “Virginia’s Mountain Playground™”. Giles County is home to 37 miles of the New River and New River Water Trail™, over 50 miles of the Appalachian Trail and the Great Eastern Trail.

Giles County hosts numerous events throughout the year that bring visitors in from all over the region.

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With the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains surrounding us and the New River flowing through the center, Giles County is the perfect place to celebrate your special occasion.

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Which way will the trail lead you? High upon a rocky cliff overlooking the Giles’ abundant natural resources, or up a narrow winding path that leads to clear streams with tumbling waters.

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Business Challenge
Jumpstart Giles
Giles ACCE Program
Visit the New River Water Trail
Photo from Roanoke Times article, by Michael Shroyer

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