healthy Lifestyle

The George Washington National Forest, Douthat State Park, Lake Moomaw and the Jackson and Cowpasture Rivers are all nearby. Live an active and healthy lifestyle.

breathtaking scenery

Beautiful mountains views means spectacular sunrises and sunsets. Live amid breathtaking natural scenery.


Charming small towns mean friendly people and safe neighborhoods. Live where you’ll become part of a community.

Cost of living

The cost of living in the Alleghany Highlands is less than the national average. Live the life you’ve dreamed of.


Working remotely in the Alleghany Highlands means more time for zooming… on the trails, that is

You’re never far from hiking and biking trails, including the network of awesome trails at Douthat State Park and one of Virginia’s newest and most scenic rails-to-trails projects — the Jackson River Scenic Trail.

Take the next step, or rather, an unforgettable road trip to the Alleghany Highlands and see for yourself what it can be like to Live Uniquely.

You can stroll our charming downtowns and dine in locally-owned restaurants; hike the trails and float on the river; visit the neighborhoods and learn about the community. Get the VIP Treatment.

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    See why the Alleghany Highlands is a popular place to visit.

    Tourists flock to the Alleghany Highlands for breathtaking mountain beauty, quaint towns and endless outdoor recreation.

    Outdoor Adventures

    Experience exceptional mountain biking, hiking, paddling and world-class fishing

    Arts & Cultural Experiences

    Including performances at the Historic Masonic Theatre

    Experience Small Town Charm

    Dine in a locally-owned restaurants instead of sitting in rush hour traffic

    Uniquely Alleghany

    See Humpback Bridge, Falling Spring Falls & other things that are Uniquely Alleghany