100 Wildwood Road
Salem, VA 24153
Phone: (540) 389-7171
Fax: (540) 389-7009
Overlooking the beautiful Roanoke Valley and surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty, this championship 18 hole golf course was designed by Russell Breeden and it includes a driving range, putting green, and well stocked pro shop.
Discover great golf and excellent service while at this public 18 hole golf course that includes a driving range, grass teeing area, putting green, pro shop, chipping green.
The enormous green stretch of 1.8 million acres of the George Washington & Jefferson National Forests is one of the important natural reserves of the nation. Part of the Appalachian Hardwood Forest, the George Washington Forest and Jefferson National Forest are combined together for administrative purposes. A visit here will get you well acquainted with a large variety of rare plants and trees, endangered species of animals, birds and reptiles. Hunting, fishing, natural trails, mountain biking, camping and many other activities are offered here. However, while enjoying you need to follow the regulations and rules laid down by the Forest Authority. So if you are planning a picnic at the George Washington & Jefferson National Forests, head to the Forest Service office for comprehensive brochures and detailed information about the place.
If you have an adventurous streak in you and want to try out skating, head to the Roanoke Skate Park. The park has been recently revamped and has well polished boards that provide different levels of steep depths for you to slide across. However, this is an unsupervised park, so follow all the safety measures that are eminent before you plunge into the sport. To read the safety measures and other details browse through the website.
Blue Hills Golf Club has been shut, reopened and renovated over a period of fifty years. Today, it is a beautiful 18-hole golf course that is very popular with those who enjoy playing the game. The clubhouse which was earlier just a shack is currently a sprawling space that houses a grill and pro shop as well. It can be used for private parties and functions. Call ahead or check the website for tournament schedules of this semi-private club, rental options and information regarding golf lessons. Check site for open hours of the shop and restaurant.
Located in the beautiful country side is the Ashley Plantation Country Club, an 18-hole golf course. It offers picturesque views of the gorgeous Blue Ridge mountains. While golf tournaments are held here from time to time, lessons on learning the sport also take place here. Ashley Plantation houses a huge clubhouse that is used to host private parties and events. Check the website for venue hire, golfing rates and class schedules.
This club features an 18 hole championship golf course, a driving range with a natural grass hitting surface, a separate pitching area, a practice sand trap, a large heated junior Olympic pool, five tennis courts, and a clubhouse which contains meeting rooms, locker rooms, a pro shop, a bar and lounge, and a private dining room.
An 18 hole, par 71 semiprivate course which can be very demanding and features wide fairways and small, elevated greens. A driving range, putting green, and pro shop are on the property, as well as swimming pools and tennis courts. Lessons are available by appointment.
Aquatic facility that is open to the public and offers community programs and recreational swimming. Programs include lap swimming, open recreational swimming, water exercise classes, swim lessons, and more.
Southwestern Virginia includes some of the most spectacular sections of this famous Maine-to-Georgia footpath which is perfect for serious hikers and includes wilderness high summits, mature timber, and vivid floral displays in June and July.
This four mile round trip trail meanders along a shaded mountain creek to a 70 foot waterfall within the Jefferson National Forest. The hike is low to moderate difficulty and a picnicking area can be found at the beginning of the trail. Trout fishing is also available in the Little Stony Creek.
An eight acre man-made pond on the edge of the Eastern Continental Divide that offers excellent warm water fishing opportunities, as well as canoeing.