Whether you’re lacing up your hiking boots to explore our local parks and trails, buckling your helmet to ride the Spearhead Trail system, or swerving your motorcycle or sports car around the 32 curves along the Back of the Dragon, there’s no shortage of enthralling excursions and adrenaline rushes.
Tazewell County has become a go-to destination for adrenaline chasers and families alike. Home to two Spearhead Trails systems, the Original Pocahontas and the Jawbone Jeep Trail, visitors revel in scenic vistas, wildlife and canopied forests throughout the rough and remote terrain. Whether you opt for family-friendly green trails or dare to be challenged on technical black trails, an exhilarating mountain adventure awaits you.
Virginia is not just for lovers; it’s a haven for riding enthusiasts. Located near the Town of Tazewell, the Back of the Dragon has solidified its reputation as the ultimate destination for motorcyclists and sports car aficionados in search of an exhilarating retreat and a thrilling test of skill. This renowned byway dazzles with its 438 thrilling hairpin turns along a meandering two-lane highway. The awe-inspiring mountain panoramas extend for endless miles, making this iconic route a magnet for visitors from across the world. You can grab souvenirs and maps at the Back of the Dragon Adventure Center.
Tazewell County provides outstanding hiking trails, with Lincolnshire Park and Cavitt’s Creek offering spectacular opportunities to reconnect with nature. Additionally, picturesque Burke’s Garden is home to a segment of the Appalachian Trail, where hikers enjoy the journey to the Chestnut Knob Shelter.
Our store has over 5,000 square feet of retail and lounge space, complete with a coffee bar, frozen yogurt, microbrewery and self-pouring beer taps!
BOTD TRAVEL CENTER
592 Main St.
Tazewell, VA 24651
Phone: (276) 979-4288
Hours: 11am – 6pm Tues-Sat
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