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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.

SCORPION

the Scorpion offers twisty roads and mountain climbs along scenic back roads leading to a trip through God's Thumbprint, Burkes Garden. Rolling sheep farms, green valleys and country stores greet you on these windy roads.

Appalachian Backroads Tazewell VA Highlights

Approximately 183 Miles

 

1. Start in Tazewell on Bus. 19
2. Take 19 W past Claypool Hill
3. L on 80 W
4. Bear L on 613
5. L on 91
6. R on 601
7. L on 16 N 
8. R on Bus. 19 to Tazewell
9. L on 16 N
10. R on 161
11. R on 644 to Bramwell
12. R on 102 to Bluefield
13. Follow S. College Ave to 460
14. L on 460
15. R on 598
16. R on 52 to Rocky Gap
17. R on 61
18. L on 623 to Burkes Garden
19. L on 666
20. R on 623 to Rt. 61
21. L on Rt 61 to Tazewell

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

Appalachian Backroads Tazewell County Highlights
LODGING

Holiday Inn Express - Claypool Hill

180 Clay Drive   276-596-9880
 

Real McCoy Cabins - Pocahontas

156 Wood Smoke Way  276-945-3106
 

Trailhead ATV Resort - Boissevain

465 Miners Park Lane  276-945-3089
 

Comfort Inn - Bluefield

38769 Gov. GC Peery Hwy  276-326-3002
 

Fincastle Motor Inn - Tazewell

858 E. Fincastle Turnpike  276-988-2531
 

Super 8 Motel - Claypool Hill

12367 Gov. GC Peery Hwy  276-964-9888
 

Cuz's Cabins - Pounding Mill

15746 Gov. GC Peery Hwy  276-964-9014
 

Cavitt's Creek Park Campground - Tazewell

750 Recreation Dr    276-988-7250
 

Foxtail Orchard Cabins & Campground - Tazewell

3628 BF Buchanan Hwy   276-200-4176
 

Cottage at Crab Orchard - Tazewell

3663 Crab Orchard Rd   276-988-6755

Parsonage Guest House - Burkes Garden

7322 Burkes Garden Rd   276-970-6862

DINING

Savory Flavors - Bluefield

1204 Virginia Ave   276-322-7179

Fisher and Company Tazewell

1735 Pisgah Rd   276-385-1150

Coal Bucket Deli - Tazewell

100 Tazewell Mall   276-988-9111

Your Grate Escape - Tazewell

1133 Fincastle Turnpike  276-988-7867

Italian Village - Tazewell

817 E Fincastle Turnpike  276-988-6572

Seven Restaurant - Tazewell

203 W Main St   276-385-1100

Donut Diva - Tazewell

203 E Fincastle Turnpike  276-245-5987

Cuz's Uptown Barbeque - Pounding Mill

15746 Gov GC Peery Hwy  276-964-9014

Sugar Street Bakery - Pounding Mill

12583 Gov. GC Peery Hwy  276-345-6652

ATTRACTIONS

28. Cedar Bluff Overlook

255-299 Hurt Buggy Rd, Cedar Bluff, VA

30. Plum Creek Winery

5418 Thompson Valley Rd, Tazewell, VA

31. Crab Orchard Museum & Pioneer Park

3663 Crab Orchard Rd, Tazewell, VA

32. Cavitt’s Creek Lake Witten

750 Recreation Dr, North Tazewell, VA

33. Pocahontas Exhibition Coal Mine

300 Centre St, Pocahontas, VA

34. Burkes Garden

Rt 623, Tazewell County, VA