New River Outdoor Adventures
5785 Fries Rd., Galax, VA, on the banks of the New River.
See Tim or Minda Dixon
Kayak Dealer (Feel Free and Vibe Kayaks for SALE)
Bike Rentals, Bike Share, Shuttle Service and all your fishing, canoeing and tubing needs.
FISHING and HUNTING LICENSE'S can be purchased at the store Live Bait, Tackle and Supplies
Sponsor: NROA ANNUAL
Fall Brawl Bass Fishing Tournament !
Saturday October 6:00am - 5:00pm
Spring Fling Fishing Tournament !
Saturday May 6:00am-5:00pm
$25 Entry Fee $5 Optional Muskie buy-in 3 fish limit
Smallmouth Bass Only
Phone: (276) 237-8823
Fries New River Trail Bike Rental
Main St. in Fries VA, only 2 blocks from the New River Trail. Bicycles for the entire family! Come ride the Trail with us!
Open: Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM.
Phone: (276) 744-3640 or Toll Free: (866) 944-3640
2725 Turkey Knob Rd. Fries Va.
We Build Wooden Boats
Custom boat building or Restoration
Specializes in Melonseed absolutely STUNNING
"The melonseed is a bona fide lifestyle statement. It's 200 lbs of pure sailing essences"
Vibe Kayak Sales Fries, Virginia
Sea Ghost 130
Skipjack 120 T Tandem
SPONSOR: NROA ANNUAL
Fall Brawl Bass Fishing Tournament
Spring Fling Fishing Tournament
Saturday October 6:00am - 5:00pm
Located on Main Street, the Community Center is renowned as the HUB of activity.
Live Music, Dances, Plays, Public Swimming Pool , Indoor Gym, Duck Pin Bowling Alley, Weight Room and Game Arcade The building also houses the Library and Historic Theater. The Theater is part of the Association that is Spotlighting Virginia's Historic Theaters.
INFORMATION & WELCOME CENTER: WILL ALSO
CALL THE COMMUNITY CENTER HOME.
The Fries Ballpark, home to youth baseball, softball, & football, several tournaments and various other activities is just down the street.
Phone: (276) 744-2531
Fries Town Park
Located at 336 Firehouse Drive on the banks of the New River, the Park is open daily during daylight hours.
The Park has variety of playground equipment, a stage, and a beautiful view of the river.
Musical events, festivals, and other goings-on are held at the Park during the year, including the Festival by the River every October and the Henry Whitter Festival every May.
The Town Park also adjoins the New River Trail parking area and a public boat landing.
Reserve the park for Family Reunions, Office Gatherings, Weddings and Birthday Parties or Company Outings.
9:00 am--5:00 pm Monday--Friday
This beautiful park is only a 1 hour drive from Fries VA.
Providing horse trails, stables, horse camping and year round access to the Appalachian Trail and Virginia Creeper Trail.
Daily (8:00 am-10:00 pm).
Enjoy the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains of Southwestern Virginia at the Hungry Horse East Equestrian Campground. Tucked in a valley near Ivanhoe and Fries VA, Hungry Horse East offers access to trail riding for all skill levels.
Enjoy horseback riding hundreds of miles of trails in the mountains of Southwestern Virginia. Campsites with electrical hook-ups and water, bathhouse, barn with 78 stalls and tack room at the edge of the Jefferson State Forest.
(10 minutes from Fries)
For biking, hiking, or horseback riding this trail is unsurpassed. 57 miles of nature and beauty with a gentle railroad grade and many access points along its' route.
Fries and Pulaski runs parallel to the scenic New River.
Galax runs parallel to Chestnut Creek then merges with the New. When you traverse the New River Trail from Galax to Fries you will enjoy the gentle flowing Chestnut Creek and the Chestnut Falls then travel up the New River to Fries.
From the Fries Boat Landing next to the New River Trail head, look for a variety of waterfowl, shorebirds, songbirds, and raptors including ospreys and bald eagles. Many varieties of wildlife may be seen in the area.
The Virginia Creeper Trail, a hiking, biking, and horseback riding trail that runs 34 miles from Whitetop VA to Damascus then Abingdon with many points along the way. The Creeper Trail from Whitetop to Damascus is 17miles (2 1/2-3 hours).
Damascus to Abingdon is 15 miles.
Shuttle service is provided for bikes and people up to Whitetop.
A Helmet is recommended and skill level is for diverse abilities.
Elevation: Whitetop is about 3500 ft .
Damascus is about 1900 ft.