Get Outside! Road Trip to Floyd VA


   Located atop the magnificent Blue Ridge Plateau in southwestern Virginia, Floyd is a haven of nature beauty.  Hike to the panoramic view atop Buffalo Mountain Natural Area Preserve, kayak and fish along the LIttle River, Hike or cycle along 40-miles of the Blue Ridge Parkway or zipline through the forests! 

Time for an Adventure Road Trip To Floyd! 


     On the Water in Floyd 

    Little River adventure outfitting company is open for the 2021 season!  Kayak, canoe, tube, fish - and chill on the gentle Little River

Best to make reservation first online at     (540) 838-1877




 Buffalo Mountain Natural Area Preserve

One of the most significant natural areas in Virginia.  Buffalo Mountain boasts an amazing 13 rare plant occurences, 3 rare animal occurences, and 6 significant natural communities. The combination of high-elevation (3,971 feet), wind-exposed openings at the summit make it unlike any place else in the Commonwealth. 

Public access facilities consist of a 10-car gravel parking area, portable toilet, information kiosk, interpretive signs and three hiking trails.  

buffalo mountain map directions from Floyd     buffalo mountain brochure


Blue Ridge Parkway in Floyd County

  Floyd County boasts near 40 miles along the Blue Ridge Parkway where you can enjoy hiking, cycling, and leisure road trips (MP 161.1-176.1).   Visit the town of Floyd at MP 165.

  On the parkway in Floyd enjoy the historic Mabry Mill, Rocky Knob Recreation Area with trails, campground and Visitor Center info here , Rock Castle Gorge and Smart View Recreation Area info here




Hiking options in Floyd County - on Parkway and in County

Check out our List of hiking options around Floyd County Hiking Trails


 Cycle Floyd!

  Floyd County is a cycle-friendly community - with opportunities for cycling along the Blue Ridge Parkway and scenic county back roads - both paved and gravel.  Self-serve Cycle repair station downtown Floyd and soon at Tuggles Gap. 

More info about our county Cycle Guide, events and cycling community at Cycle Floyd page




  Buffalo Mountain Ziplines


Buffalo Mountain Ziplines is home to Southwest Virginia's biggest and best zipline! Located just 1 mile off the Parkway in the shadow of Buffalo Mountain




Buffalo Mountain Adventures – Guided Scenic Tours

  Buffalo Mountain Adventures offers fully facilitated, all-inclusive, “build your own adventure” style trips, outdoor activities and retreats for small groups. BMA also hosts scenic tours of local attractions and educational workshops. Guided Outdoor Activities & Adventures.

Summer 2021 - Pop Up Paddleboard Tours are here! We will be offering guided paddleboard tours (beginner to intermediate level) with hands-on instruction by highly experienced, trained guides - offered a couple times a month for the remainder of the season.  If interested, contact through website, FB page or phone :  540) 755-0910


  Floyd Family Campground (formerly Chantilly Farm)

  2697 Franklin Pike, Floyd VA 24091    540-808-4984

 Chantilly Farm is a campground and outdoor events venue located in the picturesque mountains of Floyd, VA

 Enjoy hiking trails, disco golf and mountain biking on site.



 Daddy Rabbit's Campground

   2015 Union School Rd. SW, Willis VA 24380   540-789-4150

    A great place for just plain old relaxation.

    Near Buffalo Mountain Area Preserve and just 5 miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway!


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