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Claytor Lake State Park offers swimming, hiking, horseback riding, boating, camping, cabins and a lot of other activities.
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Randolph Park is six million dollar state-of-the-art outdoor recreational facility constructed in the fall of 2000. The park features a water park, sheltered facilities, playgrounds, walking trails, multiple sports fields, basketball and tennis courts, sand volleyball courts, disc golf, and much more.

Wilderness Road Regional Museum is located at Exit 98 off Interstate 81, 5240 Wilderness Road Dublin, Virginia 24084 and can be reached at (540) 674-4835. Featuring original early-1800s buildings built by Hance family along the Wilderness Road. Open Tues-Sat, 10:30am-4:30pm

Historic Calfee Baseball Park in Pulaski is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

The Motor Mile Speedway and Dragway is located between Dublin and Radford on US Rt 11. 

The New River Valley Fairgrounds hosts a number of events including horse shows, flea markets, fairs and fourth of July fireworks.

The Jackson Inn is located in Downtown Pulaski at 68 1st St NW.

New River Trail is a State Park traveling 57 miles on abandoned railway beds running next to New River.  Features include two tunnels and many bridges, one over 1000 feet long!  Camping, biking and horseback riding are some of the popular activities.

Jefferson National Forest, a 19,300-acre wilderness offering picnicking, camping, hiking, hunting, and fishing.

Gatewood Reservoir, a 162-acre lake offering a number of outdoor activities including camping, boating, fishing, hiking, and picnicking.

The Hensel Eckman YMCA offers many activities for people of all ages. They have a walking trail, indoor pool, exercise equipment, programs of all sorts, Preschool and After School Care programs. YMCA is the largest child care provider in the USA!

Hensel Eckman YMCA
615 Oakhurst Ave
Pulaski, Va  24301

Loving Field, a 170-acre Town of Pulaski recreational complex featuring eight softball fields.

Wysor Observatory, located in the Town of Dublin behind Dublin Elementary School is open (weather permitting) every Friday evening from 8pm to 11pm and by appointments at 540-674-2724. The Observatory has a 16 in. LX Meade telescope for viewing the solar system and future plans include installing a telescope camera and wide viewing screen and many other improvements to benefit the visitors to the Observatory.

Draper Mountain Overlook: Originally constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps during the depression, Draper Mountain Overlook is being renovated through a grant from VDOT supplemented by volunteer efforts. The Overlook includes parking areas with scenic views overlooking Draper Valley to the south and the Town of Pulaski to the north. Located on both sides of US Route 11 are walking trails to the best vistas from Draper Mountain. Picnic tables and handicapped accessible toilet facilities are available as is a picnic shelter and amphitheater. Groups wishing to utilize these facilities may do so by registering with the County Administrator's office at 540-980-7705.