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

Appalachian Mountain Cabins - Duffield

126 Appalachian Drive | 276-940-1155

Boone's Pointe Cabins - Gate City

VA-224 | 276-494-1077

Carousel House Bed & Breakfast - Big Stone Gap

204 Shawnee Avenue East | 276-298-8160

Cave Springs Campground - Dryden

State Route 845 | 276-679-8370

Clinch River Family Campground - Duffield

7237 Anglers Way Road | 877-254-6247

Country Inn and RV Park - Big Stone Gap

627 Gilley Avenue East | 276-523-0374

Georgia Grace Cabins - Duffield

9474 W. Hunters Valley Road | 276-995-2512

Estillville Bed and Breakfast - Gate City

128 Park Street | 276-480-2303

Happy Trails Guest Cottages - Nickelsville

606 Little Duck Road | 276-479-3179

Historic House Vacation Rental - Big Stone Gap

220 Wyandotte Avenue East | 276-523-2303

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

Quality Inn & Suites - Big Stone Gap

4609 Aerial Way | 276-523-5911

Southwest Virginia Museum Cottage - Big Stone Gap

10 West 1st Street North | 276-523-1322

Sugar Maple Inn - Nickelsville

112 Dougherty Street | 276-479-0371

Valilee Farms - Duffield

1054 Kane Gap Road | 276-546-7020

DINING

404 Café & Creamery - Big Stone Gap

404 Shawnee Avenue East | 276-523-2233

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

Country Kitchen - Big Stone Gap

311 Wood Avenue E | 276-524-6103

Curklin's - Big Stone Gap

314 Wood Avenue | 276-524-4983

Dari Delite - Big Stone Gap

710 Shawnee Avenue E | 276-523-3921

Four Seasons - Big Stone Gap

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

Little Mexico - Big Stone Gap

117 Powell Valley Road | 276-523-3992

Pizza King & Subs - Big Stone Gap

214 East 5th Street N | 276-523-1010

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

Tiger Market & Deli - Big Stone Gap

103 East 19th Street N | 276-523-3772

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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