Located quietly in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains, Giles County presents a relaxed atmosphere. With breath-taking scenery and an abundance of outdoor activities, Giles is a favorite for nature enthusiasts.

Key Features

Rural and Mountain Living: Situated on 363 square miles with a population of 17,000, Giles County offers an environment where you definitely have room to roam.

Proximity to Outdoor Activities: 37 miles of the New River flow through the county, offering fishing, canoeing, rafting, kayaking and tubing. In addition, there are over 50 miles of the Appalachian Trail in Giles.

Nest Picks

Mountain Lake

Come enjoy the peaceful scenery of this beautiful lake and the awesome new zip line course.

The Cascades

One of the most beautiful waterfalls in Virginia. For a real treat, hike the falls when they're frozen in the winter.

The New River

Tubing on the New River is a fantastic way to spend an afternoon. Head down to New River Junction, grab a tube and prepare for some amazing views.

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