Haysi Attractions

Haysi Riverview Park and Shelter

The Haysi Riverview Park and Shelter features a kids playground and a picnic shelter with tables. It’s great for relaxing or spending time with family and friends.

Haysi Mural

Located across from the Town Hall, this wall mural painted by Shawn Wallace depicts the town of Haysi many years ago.

U.S. Bicycle Route 76

U.S. Bicycle Route 76 is a cross-country bicycle route that runs from Missouri to Virginia, and is one of the two original U.S. Bicycle Routes. It is also known as the TransAmerica Bike Route and is contained within the TransAmerica Bicycle Trail. More Information.

Russell Fork Trail

A new multi-use trail for hiking, biking, and horseback riding with 10 miles connecting the Town of Haysi and the Breaks Interstate Park! More Information.

Russell Fork River

The Russell Fork River is run year round and relies on a combination of natural flow and dam release from the Flanagan Reservoir on the Pound River. Every October, the Corp of Engineers draws the reservoir down over 4 weekends, putting anywhere from 800-1100 cfs into the Russell. Paddlers from all over the world converge on the Breaks to sample the awesome whitewater, reputation and sheer beauty of the 1600ft gorge. More Information.

The Crooked Road

A driving route stretching 333 miles through the scenic mountains of Southwest Virginia, the Crooked Road connects major heritage music venues and a thriving network of jams, festivals, and concerts in gracious communities all along the way. More Information.

Breaks Interstate Park

The Breaks Interstate Park is 4,600 acres with the entrance located on Ky-VA Route 80 in Breaks, Virginia. In the Grand Canyon of the South, “there are rivers to raft, heights to scale, camping, birding, and porches to be sat on.” More Information

Haysi’s Ridgeview Trail

Opened April 2017, Haysi’s Ridgeview trail system is a combination of tree-lined trails and wide open ridge riding with plenty of spectacular viewscapes. Initially, there are 78 miles of multi-use trails on 2650 acres with a good mix of Beginner, Intermediate, and Expert routes, with more on the horizon. The trailhead is conveniently located just outside the ATV-friendly Town of Haysi adjacent to Kiwanis Park.  There’s ample parking at the trailhead for trucks with trailers. More Information.

Flannagan Dam & Reservoir

With three campgrounds, five boat ramps, picnic areas, fishing, hiking, hunting, boating, and picnic shelters, it’s possible to find something for everyone at the John W Flannagan Dam & Reservoir. More Information

Virginia Coal Heritage Trail

The Virginia Coal Heritage Trail is located in the Heart of Appalachia’s coalfield region. More than 300 miles of scenic byways stretch through seven counties and the city of Norton, providing the traveler with glimpses of unique coal mining towns that were formed more than a century ago. More Information.

Appalachian Backroads

Over 1,500 miles of vetted byways climb to the edge of the horizon and descend thousands of feet to verdant valleys below. Connect to our Appalachian Backroads from the famed Back of the Dragon which boasts 3 mountains, 260 curves in 32 miles. Spurs off the main routes offer one-of-a-kind adventures that will keep you coming back for more! More Information.

Round the Mountain Artisan Trail

Find your favorite artisan, shop or local grower. Explore Artisan Trails along scenic roads and mountain vistas. Meet people who are transforming their medium, their home and their community with imagination and energy. More Information.