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Falling River Country Club

Located in historic Appomattox County, Falling River Golf Club opened 1965.With gently rolling hills and undulating greens, the course is challenging but fair. Falling River is always in great condition. Book your next golf outing with us at (434)352-7037.

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Holliday Lake State Park

 

Holliday Lake State Park is a state park located within the confines of Appomattox-Buckingham State Forest in Virginia. The land was cleared as farmland in the 1880s before being returned to its forested state in the mid-20th century. Today, the park is known for its fishing opportunities. 

 

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High Bridge State Park

This small family farm is open seasonally when the lavender is in bloom. During the season, people can cut their own lavender, participate in lavender crafting, shop in the Norfolk & Lavender Caboose which carries products that are made on the farm or by other artisans, and stroll the gardens. Saturday lunches are available to order by the Babcock House. After the lavender season, the farm offers workshops, special events and concerts. The farm is a venue for small weddings, showers and celebrations as well. Call (434)664-9561 for more information.High Bridge Trail is 31 miles long and ideally suited for hiking, bicycling and horseback riding. Once a rail bed, the trail is wide, level and generally flat. Its finely crushed limestone surface and dimensions make it easy to enjoy. The park's centerpiece is the majestic High Bridge, which is more than 2,400 fee long and 125 feet above the Appomattox River. It is the longest recreational bridge in Virginia and among the longest in the United States.

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James River State Park

One of Virginia's newest parks is located on the scenic James River. Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the park features rolling grasslands, quiet forests and beautiful views, as well as 3 miles of shoreline along the James River. Visitors can hike, bike, canoe, kayak, fish or tent camp on the banks of the historic river or at Branch Pond. Facilities include cabins, a visitor center, a gift shop, a camp store, a natural playground, picnic shelters, multi-use trails, boat launches, water/electric campgrounds and equestrian camping. 

Evergreen Lavender Farm

This small family farm is open seasonally when the lavender is in bloom. During the season, people can cut their own lavender, participate in lavender crafting, shop in the Norfolk & Lavender Caboose which carries products that are made on the farm or by other artisans, and stroll the gardens. Saturday lunches are available to order by the Babcock House. After the lavender season, the farm offers workshops, special events and concerts. The farm is a venue for small weddings, showers and celebrations as well. Call (434)664-9561 for more information.