Welcome to Fries, Virginia

Recreation
Blue Cat On The New - located at 5785 Fries Rd., Galax, VA, right beside the New River. See Donnie Turner for all your fishing, canoeing and tubing needs. (276) 744-2027 or bluecat@ls.net or visit their website at www.bluecatonthenew.com.

Fries New River Trail Bike Rental - On 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.

Fries Recreation Center -
 Located right on Main Street, the Rec Center has something for everyone. Live music, dances, plays, a public swimming pool , indoor gym, duck pin bowling alley, weight room, game arcade - you just have to be there to know everything that's going on. The building also houses the library. The Fries Ballpark, home to youth baseball, softball, & football, several tournaments, and various other activities is just down the street. (276) 744-2531 or www.friesreccenter.com.

Fries Town Park: Located on Firehouse Drive on the banks of the New River, the Park is open daily during daylight hours. The Park has various pieces of playground equipment, a stage, and a beautiful view of the river. Various events are held at the Park during the year, including the Festival by the River every September. The Town Park also adjoins the New River Trail parking area and a public boat ramp.

Grayson Highlands State Park : This beautiful park is only a 1 hour drive from Fries VA.

Hungry Horse East, LLC: 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.

Iron Mountain Horse Camp : Enjoy horseback riding the trails in the mountains of Southwestern Virginia. Campsites and barn with boxed stalls at the edge of the Jefferson State Forest.

New River Trail State Park Map : For biking, hiking, or horseback riding this trail is unsurpassed. 57 miles of natural beauty mostly running parallel to the scenic New River. Gentle railroad grade. Trail heads in Fries, Galax, and Pulaski with many access points along its' route.

Riverside Outfitters - Canoe and kayak rentals for your enjoyment on the scenic New River. All necessary equipment and one-way transportation is provided in trip price.   Located just out of Fries VA in Grayson County. Parker archery equipment, fishing & hunting supplies & equipment, clothing,  Virginia fishing & hunting licenses.

Virginia Birding and Wildlife Trail : 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 as well.

Virginia Creeper Trail : Information on the Virginia Creeper Trail , a hiking, biking, and horseback riding trail that runs from Whitetop VA to Abingdon VA.
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