Giles County is Virginia’s Mountain Playground. A step away from the hustle will land you in miles of country roads, quiet communities, & a place we love to call home. Home is our playground & we’re waiting to welcome you!
Home to our five hometowns, plus the communities of Newport, Eggleston, & White Gate. In Giles you’ll find the adventure fit for you, your family, your friends, or all the above! We welcome you to enjoy mountain biking & hiking at Mill Creek Nature Park or hiking the famous Cascade Falls. From the 65+ miles of the Appalachian Trail, & the Great Eastern Trail to the community parks & public spaces this is a place for you to love & enjoy.
Lodging is varied & unique in Giles- enjoy the iconic Mountain Lake Lodge, home to the movie Dirty Dancing, or the award winning romantic B&B, Inn at Riverbend. Walker Creek Cabins offers luxury cabins on the banks of Walker Creek and glamping awaits you at the yurts at Kairos Wilderness Resort. Plenty of RV & tent camping along the river or in the woods with private & National Forest campgrounds.
The New River flows 37 miles through Giles & we offer public river access every 5-7 miles. With our friends at New River Outdoor Company & Tangent Outfitters you can have unprecedented guide services to catch world-class small mouth or muskie, along with other prominent species. Tangent & our friends at New River’s Edge can also get you on the water with tube, SUP, canoe, or kayak rentals.
The Palisades Restaurant offers contemporary cuisine in a unique countryside setting, warm hospitality & unparalleled service in an historic landmark building. Other fun dining options include home-style at Friends & Family and farm-to-table fine dining at Harvest at Mountain Lake.
Last modified: June 7, 2020