Our Area

There’s so much to see in Radford!

  • You can get out on the New River and float along the city or set out on one of the trails in our parks and see the flora and fauna.
  • With two historic shopping districts and a variety of cuisine choices, everyone is sure to find what they like.
  • Be sure to visit Radford University! You’ll find many events and cultural activities that are open to the public and the campus is the perfect backdrop for your Blue Ridge mountain visit photos.
  • Nearby, you’ll find great outdoor adventures at Claytor Lake, the Appalachian Trail, Jefferson National Forest and the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Let the Radford Visitor’s Center plan your itinerary!

Mary Draper Ingles Trail

Mary Draper Ingles Trail

The Mary Draper Ingles Trail is a collection of sites and experiences in the Southwest Virginia area commemorating Mary Draper Ingles.  Explore a variety of sites including museums, art installations, hiking trails, theatre, and more. This map includes sites on the...
Motor Mile Speedway

Motor Mile Speedway

Home to 2006 Weekly Series National Champion Philip Morris, the Motor Mile Speedway has NASCAR sanctioned Late Model Stock Car, Limited Sportsman, Street Stock, and Mod4 racing. The Speedway also features the non-NASCAR sanctioned division U-Car and Mini-Cup races....
New River Adventure- Bisset Park

New River Adventure- Bisset Park

Spend your summer on the New River!  The ‘lazy river float’ is a great way to beat the summer heat.  The gentle flowing waters of the New River make a great family-friendly way to enjoy Bisset Park. Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 11AM-Dusk, rent...
Pete Dye River Course of Virginia Tech

Pete Dye River Course of Virginia Tech

With one visit to Pete Dye River Course of Virginia Tech it is obvious why Golf Magazine recently selected it as one of the best new public access courses in the United States. From elevated tees, the majestic course wraps along 2 1/2 miles of the majestic New...
Pulaski Railway Station

Pulaski Railway Station

Trace the history of area railroading in this historic depot and find model railroads. Displays and local historical exhibits.
Radford Theatre

Radford Theatre

Dining in Radford Lodging in Radford More to See in Radford RU Museum of the Earth Sciences The Museum of the Earth Sciences is open from October through November and from January through April while Radford University is in session. It is closed when Radford...
Radford University

Radford University

Radford University’s offerings in the area of performing arts inject an exciting layer into the culture of Radford. Whether it is spring or fall dance concerts, faculty music recitals of every persuasion, plays, art or fashion shows, there is always something to...
Randolph Park

Randolph Park

83 acres of water park, walking trails, playgrounds, picnic shelters, volleyball, baseball, soccer, tennis, and basketball facilities are waiting to be discovered at Randolph Park.  Just 11 miles from Radford, this fantastic facility has quickly become an area...

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