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Home of Virginia Tech... and also the New River - Designated as a State Scenic River, the New River is the second oldest river in the world, with only the Nile being older. Another unique feature is that the New River is one of the few that flows northward.
One of the head-water streams of the South Fork of the Roanoke River, Bottom Creek boasts a 200-foot high waterfall. Bottom Creek is a powerful mountain stream that forms a stair-step series of broad-basin waterfalls known as "The Kettles." Flanking Bottom Creek are forests of mixed hardwoods (tulip poplar, maple, oak, hickory) and upland meadows. Bottom Creek Gorge also contains virgin hemlocks and hundreds of wildflowers.
The vibrant downtown area of Blacksburg maintains its small town feel with an eclectic collection of boutiques, restaurants and historic sites while Christiansburg, fourth largest town in Virginia and the county seat for Montgomery County, can rightly call itself the Home of Heroes. It's residents and long term visitors have included Davy Crockett, Booker T. Washington, Daniel Boone, Lewis & Clark, George Washington, and many, many others.
If you like the outdoors whitewater rafting, kayaking, canoeing, tubing, fishing, and horseback riding on and along the New River can all be found at the New River Junction. The New River Valley Trail - once a railroad track - is a fabulous 29 mile long trail following the beautiful and ancient New River. The trail is open to hikers, bicyclists, and horse back riders.