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Wilson Creek is a Class II-III section of whitewater that begins inside Douthat State Park. The 7.5-mile section of creek flows from the Douthat Lake dam to the Jackson River.

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  • Bacova Beer Company Expand Collapse

    bacova beer breweryBacova Beer Company is a small, family run brewery in Bath County. The brewery operates a 5 barrel brewhouse with the purpose of creating small-batch, wonderfully flavorful beers. The brewery is open Monday and Thursday through Sunday.

    The brewery has a rotation of beers on tap, but does not offer food. There are take-out menus for nearby restaurants that you can bring in and eat.

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  • Douthat State Park Expand Collapse

    Douthat-LakeDouthat State Park was named one of the nation’s 10 best by Outside Family Vacation Guide. It is one of the original six Virginia State Parks. Nestled in Virginia’s Western Highlands, Douthat features some of Virginia’s most outstanding scenery.

    • Swimming beach
    • Boat, kayak, and canoe rentals
    • Cabin rentals
    • Campsite rentals

    Some people refer to it as the Disneyland of mountain biking. There are more than 43 miles of wooded hiking trails and mountain biking trails to choose from, ranging from easy to difficult. Many park trails climb up the side of the surrounding mountains for several miles and reward mountain bikers with grand views and long flowing descents.

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