Peaks of Otter Visitor Center, Buchanan

4.6
#39 of 102 in Nature in Virginia
Valley · Mountain
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  • Just before you get to the Peaks of Otter Lodge on the left. Small gift shop, restrooms and info on hiking. Several trail heads start behind the center. We hiked the harkening hill loop trail 3.3... 
    Just before you get to the Peaks of Otter Lodge on the left. Small gift shop, restrooms and info on hiking. Several trail heads start behind the center. We hiked the harkening hill loop trail 3.3...  more »
  • Loved our short stay here. The setting is lovely, located on a lake, and some fall leaves are turning. The room was a basic motel room, but the lodge and restaurant are adjacent to the motel. Best... 
    Loved our short stay here. The setting is lovely, located on a lake, and some fall leaves are turning. The room was a basic motel room, but the lodge and restaurant are adjacent to the motel. Best...  more »
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  • There's a great little nature museum in the visitor center, an amphitheater in the back, and a few trails through the land behind. Shopping in the visitor center and the gift shop next door is really nice! You could totally decorate a Christmas tree with just ornaments from the Blue Ridge Parkway. Each area has their own stuff - it's not all the same thing at each place.
  • Very nice Museum with the history of the area. A place to get information on hikes, history and things to do locally, also pick up maps and various info. A great Park Store inside with lots of items you will enjoy. The Peaks of Otter Lodge is less than a mile north of this Visitors Center.

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