In Martinsville - Henry County, Virginia there's so much to do and see. Why not spend the day with us? Maybe even an overnight or extended visit to fit everything in. We offer a visit filled with arts and culture, quality of life, and plenty of opportunities to discover the great outdoors.
Get your day started with a walk, run, or bike ride on the Dick and Willie Passage Rail Trail. Read about the history of the Danville and Western Railroad along the way. Mountain bikers of all abilities can enjoy ten miles of looping singletrack at the Mountain Laurel Trails. Earn your Dirty Dozen patch when you hike, bike, and/or paddle 12 miles of trail in the area.
Did You Know?Camp on Deer Island, a remote island on Philpott Lake that is only accessible by boat!
Pick up a meal to take with you for lunch from Hamlet Kitchen, a locally owned and operated wine bar and gourmet-to-go shop. Spend the afternoon on the water, exploring hidden waterfalls and rock outcrops as you paddle Philpott Lake. Anglers will enjoy fishing for walleye, bass, and catfish. Then make your way to the Smith River. With eleven public canoe ramps, you can customize your river trip with ease.