Recreation > Skiing


Although no commercial developed skiing areas exist within the New River Valley region, two ski resorts are located nearby. Mountainous trail areas and public lands suitable for cross country skiing and other winter sports are found throughout the region.

Ghent, WV

Located in West Virginia, with easy access from US 460 and Interstate 77 (I-77), Winterplace Ski Resort is located about 65 miles from Blacksburg.

The Homestead
Hot Springs, VA

Located in Hot Springs, VA, about 85 miles from Blacksburg.