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!

Sports

Sports

The Radford University Highlanders heat up courts and fields wherever they play and bring an exciting level of competition to the City. Many sporting events are held at the Dedmon Center, a state-of-the-art recreational and convocation complex, that is one of only...
St. Alban’s Sanatorium

St. Alban’s Sanatorium

St. Alban’s Sanatorium – A paranormal investigation site in Radford, VA. Please see our website for current events, paranormal investigation dates, background, ghost hunts and evidence.
The New River

The New River

“Flowing 320 miles through North Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia, the New River is a true recreation destination for all outdoor lovers. As the only city in Virginia located directly on the river, Radford offers unparalleled access to the water at a number of...
Towhee Hill Studio

Towhee Hill Studio

For a limited time, Towhee Hill Studio has original paintings on shells. Some of the scenes are New River scenes on New River shells. Kendall is a professional artist and part-time professor at Radford University. Her work has been seen in over seventy national,...
Wilderness Road

Wilderness Road

Virginia’s Heritage Migration Route Although it has been known by many different names, such as the Great Road, the Great Philadelphia Road, and the Valley Turnpike, the 500-mile long Wilderness Road saw nearly 300,000 settlers on their way south through...
Winterfrost Farm

Winterfrost Farm

Winterfrost Farm, located in Radford, VA in the beautiful New River Valley of Southwest Virginia, offers horseback riding, birthday parties, trail rides, riding lessons, and leases, using our wonderful rescue horses. Our unique equine rescue takes in and cares for...

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