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Lexington's Natural Attractions

Get outside and experience Lexington's natural attractions. Take in the sights with a cruise down America's Favorite Drive or the Appalachian Waters Scenic Byway. Taste away at an organic orchard, commune with nature, or bask in the gorgeous views with an unforgettable hike, bike, or paddle. Explore a sacred Native American site where George Washington is said to have carved his initials and was later owned by Thomas Jefferson. Your visit here is a veritable a walk through history. Besides, nothing beats the great outdoors, so come make lasting memories here. Cover photo credit: Valerie via Flickr.

  • 1.

    Natural Bridge State Park

    Natural Bridge State Park

    Best known for its 215-foot limestone gorge, there's even more to see at this incredible national park

  • 2.

    Appalachian Waters Scenic Byway

    Appalachian Waters Scenic Byway

    Feeling the call of the open road? Ride Appalachian Waters Scenic Byway for outstanding views and scenery

  • 3.

    Boxerwood Nature Center & Woodland Gardens

    Boxerwood Nature Center & Woodland Gardens

    Boxerwood's mission is to inspire people of all ages to become successful stewards of the Earth

  • 4.

    Virginia Gold Orchard

    Virginia Gold Orchard

    Virginia Gold Orchard grows organic Asian pears, chestnuts, raw honey, pumpkins, squash, and more.

  • 5.

    Blue Ridge Parkway

    Blue Ridge Parkway

    Known as America's Favorite Drive, the views and attractions along the Blue Ridge parkway are a must-see

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