Do It in Damascus, VA

It's time to get away and play in the great outdoors in the Town Where Trails Cross.You will find a great adventure getaway here in the small town of Damascus.

Your Base Camp for the Ultimate Outdoor Adventures. . .

Located in the Blue Ridge mountains of Southwest Virginia, the town of Damascus is known as a Trail Town, USA for its 7+ national, regional, and local trails that intersect within the town limits.  Called "the friendliest town" on the Appalachian Trail, Damascus is also famous for its small town charm and its proximity to some of the most spectacular outdoor recreation in the state.

Here in Damascus you are minutes away from world class hiking, biking, trout fishing, and bouldering, and, thanks to our central location, you can easily enjoy one of the best culinary, music, and spirited scenes in the region.


Biking the world
famous downhill trail to Damascus

A premier outdoor destination for visitors seeking to add a little adventure to their lives, come explore the amazing scenery of the Virginia Creeper Trail. Though it's best known for its "17 mile downhill bike ride," some folks also come to Damascus from all over the world to run, fish, hike, and bird watch.

Popular Destinations

We have something fun for all ages!

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Hiking the Appalachian Trail

Appalachian Trail


Damascus, VA 24236
Daily,  8 am - 6 pm

Get out and explore!

Virginia Creeper Trail