25 YRS EXPERIENCE

Created by VA General Assembly in 1993, we've been helping visitors and tourism-related businesses for nearly 25 years!

OUR SERVICES

- Lodging, Dining, Shopping Info

- Outdoor Adventure Assistance

- Calendar of Regional Events

- Regional Attractions Info

-Outfitters & Guides Listings

- Travel Planning Assistance

  • Facebook Social Icon
  • Twitter Social Icon
  • Instagram Social Icon
VISIT US

HEART of APPALACHIA VISITOR CENTER

3028 4th Avenue Market Square

PO Box 186, Saint Paul, VA 24283

© 2013-2019 Heart of Appalachia Tourism Authority

Our back roads are just that, rural working roads, traveled by residents, farmers, coal transport and a variety of visitors. Use caution while traveling and check road conditions before  riding unfamiliar routes.  Enjoy your ride!
511Virginia.org offers road condition info.

EAGLE'S NEST

The valleys on the Eagle's Nest loop provided routes to early pioneers as they moved westward toward Cumberland Gap. This route winds along the Powell and Clinch Rivers through wooded backroads where eagles soar. Add a few miles to your trip to visit the Wilderness Road State Park and Martin's Station.

Approximately 93.4 miles

1. Start in Pennington Gap

2. West on 58-Alt

3. R on 659

4. L on 659

5. R on 889

6. R on 58

7. L on 744 Atlanthis Hill Rd

8. L on 63 to Sneedville

9. L on 33 to Kyles Ford

10. L on 70

11. R on 612

12. L on 58

13. R on 421 to Pennington Gap

To download a tank map for this route click the button below and unzip the zip file.

LODGING

Mother's Place - Pennington Gap

1054 Big Hill Road   276-546-2410

Wolfe-Gilbert House - Dryden

193 Wolfe Gilbert Rd   276-220-4169

Convenient Inn - Pennington Gap

131 Industrial Dr   276-546-5350

Wilderness Road Campground - Cumberland Gap

8051 Wilderness Rd   276-445-3065

ATTRACTIONS

2. Wilderness Road State Park

8051 Wilderness Rd Trail, Ewing, VA

3. Lee Theater

41676 W Morgan Ave, Pennington Gap, VA

DINING

Rooster's Pub - Pennington Gap

41780 E Morgan Ave   276-546-4190

Countryboy Café - Pennington Gap

41751 E Morgan Ave   276-546-1645

Ruby's Country Steak House - Pennington Gap

131 Industrial Rd   276-546-6900

Roger & Tiger's Deli - Pennington Gap

42149 E Morgan Ave   276-546-1307

El Centenario - Pennington Gap

930 E Morgan Ave   276-546-0044

Dutch Treat - Rose Hill

21332 Wilderness Rd   276-445-4024

A Better Burger - Jonesville

33739 Main St, Suite 102   276-346-6768

River Place on the Clinch - Kyles Ford, TN

2788 Hwy 70   877-483-7211