Top Reasons to Live in Galax, VA
- The outdoors are heaven! The New River Trail State Park abounds with opportunities for walkers, hikers and bicyclists. It parallels the New River, and the trail rolls on uninterrupted for 57 miles. In the Crooked Creek Wildlife Management Area, the fun includes hiking, horse riding and fishing. The nearly 2,000 acres of land are diverse and range from pine stands to grassy meadows to early growths. Wildlife includes black bears, great spangled butterflies, rose-breasted grosbeaks and short-tailed shrews. Other rivers, parks and national forests are close to Galax, and the autumn color changes in fall make the area a sight to behold.