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Fall Festival - Oct 9, 2021 9 to 5


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The New Castle Town Park is on

Rt. 311 across from Bibo’s Pizzeria. It’s

a couple blocks from the corner of Rt.

42 and Rt. 311. Along with photo ops

with our unique LOVEWORKS, the park

offers a new basketball court, picnic

shelter, and play area for young



Fifty-two percent of Craig County


is in Jefferson National Forest. We


have two access points to the


Appalachian Trail, three different


Virginia Scenic Byways,


and pristine views of farmland and


mountains. Quaint family


cemeteries, one-hundred year old


churches, the Eastern Continental


Divide, and Fenwick Mines


Recreation Area are just a few of


the features that make Craig


County a unique destination.


Gliders soaring overhead,


scenic overlooks on Rt. 42 & 311,


and the Craig County Fall Festival


on the 2nd Saturday of every


October. Want more? A swinging


bridge inside a restaurant, a deli


next to a catfish pond, and one of


the best jeep trails on the east


coast. Indeed, your next adventure


is just around the bend in Craig




  We hope you enjoy


your visit!



Fenwick Mines offers easy

walking trails, fishing ponds, and

diverse flora and fauna. A large

picnic shelter is available for

rental. Designated by the Forest

Service as a Day Use Area, it is

about a ten minute drive from

New Castle down Rt. 615.


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