Located in the picturesque Blue Ridge Mountains,we are the heart of the Blue Ridge Parkway with Milepost 234, marking the geographic center of America’s most beloved roadway.Alleghany County is known for its preserved scenic beauty and relaxed peaceful lifestyle.We take pride in our culture, history, climate and varied geography. You can reach both the mountains and the beach in the same weekend. The area is pretty year-round with its four seasons, colors and even some snow.Alleghany County offers any family or great outdoorsman an assortment of things do. We have access to multiple National Parks, the Blue Ridge Parkway, town and county parks where one could take advantage of walking, hiking, biking trails, picnics, and the opportunity to get glimpses of our wildlife. Also, The New River, believed to be the second oldest river in the world, provides white water rafting, fly fishing, primitive camping, guided tours and more….all with a refreshing view of nature at its best. Not to mention town parades, outdoor music events, festivals, fairground events, Farmer’s Market, Polar Plunge, Arts, Music on Main, Car shows and lots more.Come visit…..Maybe you’ll even decide to stay for a while!