PANTHER'S BREATH

At Natural Tunnel State Park, known as the 8th Wonder of the World, enjoy a chairlift to the gorge below. Follow the footsteps of Daniel Boone at the Anderson Blockhouse, and attend the Trail of the Lonesome Pine Outdoor Drama in Big Stone Gap.

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Approximately 76.2 miles

1. Start at Natural Tunnel State Park

2. R on 871 to Duffield

3. Straight at Red Light on 58

4. L on 604

5. L on 63 toward Sneedville

6. L on 33

7. L on 600

8. Straight to 610/Dry Branch Rd

9. R on 604

10. R on 600

11. Follow 600/623 to Hwy 58

12. L on 58/23

13. L on 23/58 to Big Stone Gap

14. L on 58A Through Dryden

15. L on 421 at Pennington Gap

16. L on 58/421 to

17. Straight at red light on 871 to

Natural Tunnel State Park

LODGING

Appalahian Mountain Cabins - Duffield

530 Fincastle Road | 276-940-1155

Boone's Pointe Cabins - Gate City

VA-224 | 276-494-1077

Cave Springs Campground - Dryden

State Route 845 | 276-679-8370

Quality Inn & Suites - Big Stone Gap

4609 Aerial Way | 276-523-5911

Estillville Bed and Breakfast - Gate City

128 Park Street | 276-690-2091

Jessie Lea Campground - Big Stone Gap

902 Wood Avenue W | 276-523-0055

Natural Tunnel State Park - Duffield

1420 Natural Tunnel Pkwy. | 276-940-2674

 

Poplar Hill Cottage - Big Stone Gap

10 W First Street | 276-523-1322

Sugar Maple Inn - Nickelsville

112 Dougherty Street | 276-479-0371

DINING

Big Stone Gap General Store & Cafe - Big Stone Gap
215 Wood Ave E | 
276-523-2303

Curklin's - Big Stone Gap

314 Wood Avenue | 276-524-4983

Dari Delite - Big Stone Gap

710 Shawnee Avenue E | 276-523-3921

ChuBeez - Duffield

187 Duff-Patt Highway | 276-431-3283

Four Seasons - Big Stone Gap

731 E 5th Street S | 276-523-4317

Huddle House - Big Stone Gap

4611 Aerial Way | 276-523-6530

Little Mexico Mexican Restaurant - Big Stone Gap

117 Powell Valley Road | 276-523-3992

Red Flower Chinese - Big Stone Gap

323 Wood Avenue E | 276-523-2498

Red Stone Drive-In - Duffield

439 Natural Tunnel Pkwy | 276-940-2916

ATTRACTIONS

3. Lee Theatre

41676 W Morgan Ave., Pennington Gap, VA

4. Natural Tunnel State Park

1420 Natural Tunnel Parkway, Duffield, VA

5. SWVA Historic Museum State Park

10 W 1st Street N, Big Stone Gap, VA

6. Trail of the Lonesome Pine Outdoor Drama

518 Clinton Avenue E, Big Stone Gap, VA

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