The Blackwater Creek Natural Area (BWCNA) is primarily a linear greenway that follows the winding route of Blackwater Creek, incorporating wooded hillsides and stream valleys throughout its length. Extensive trails- both paved and earthen- allow hikers, bikers, and runners access to most of the natural area, as well as connecting busy neighborhoods, schools, and parks to the peace and solitude of the BWCNA.
The garden serves an important conservation function by providing a home for endangered plants and a habitat for wildlife. The farden was established in 1994 through the efforts of Dr. Dorothy Crandall Bliss, professor of biology emeriti.
521 Hollins Mill Road Lynchburg, VA 24503 This popular park provides large shade trees, a lush open field, fishing access, and wonderful views of Blackwater Creek and historic Hollins Mill Dam. Picnic tables and grills are handicapped accessible.
405 York Street Lynchburg, VA 24502. Jefferson Park is home to the Jefferson Park Neighborhood Center that serves as the hub for much of the activity in the park. The park includes a playground, athletic fields, two tennis courts, horseshoe pits and a basketball court for active recreation.
Since opening on Dr. Falwell's 70th birthday in 2003, the Jerry Falwell Museum has continued to grow its collection of memorabilia about Liberty's founder with donations from family, alumni, and friends from around the world. The museum also houses a library of Falwell's writings including books and personal letters.
Legacy Museum of African American History. Located in downtown Lynchburg on Monroe St., the Legacy Museum's exhibits are consistently fascinating, as they focus on the evolution of local history through the use of oral storytelling of current citizens, and local artifacts.
The Liberty Biblical Museum gives faculty, students, and visitors a window into the world of the Bible. Through an exhibition of ancient artifacts from the Holy Land, rare Bibles, and manuscripts, the ancient culture of the Bible is traced from 3,000 B.C. to the 6th century A.D. Special exhibits include the Dead Sea Scrolls, the Jewish Temple, the Authentic Last Supper, and Daily Life in the Bible.
Locked Up Lynchburg is an escape room, that offers a live interactive game experience in which your group must find the clues and solve the mysteries in order to escape the room. You’re trapped in a room, and the clock is ticking down from 60 minutes.
37° 24.832′ N, 79° 8.643′ W. Marker is in Lynchburg, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Court Street and Ninth Street, on the right when traveling west on Court Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 901 Court Street, Lynchburg VA 24504, United States of America. Other nearby markers.
Peaks View Park is the second largest park in Lynchburg, and offers both passive and active recreation for the entire family. To get to Peaks View Park, look for one of three main entrances; one at Ardmore Drive, Tenbury Drive and the other at Ivy Creek Lane off of Wiggington Road.
Perrymont Park: maps, driving directions and local area information. Category: Virginia physical, cultural and historic features; Feature Name: Perrymont Park, Type: Cultural, Class: Park, County: Lynchburg (city), Nearest Prominent Town: Lynchburg, VA, FID: 1760515, Coordinates: Latitude 37.3879203 and Longitude -79.1889137.
Sandusky Park features athletic fields, a picnic area, and a paved pathway. The park is a lovely place to take a walk near Blackwater Creek. Benches provide resting spots for young and old to admire the many native plants and trees, including viburnum, hypericum, sycamores and dogwoods.
The South River Friends Meetinghouse, or Quaker Meeting House, is a historic Friends meeting house located at Lynchburg, Virginia. It was completed in 1798. It is a rubble stone structure, approximately 30 by 51 feet (9.1 by 15.5 m), with walls 16 inches thick, and 12 feet high.
T imbrook Park is one of Campbell County's newest recreational areas, and is conveniently located near the shops, restaurants, and attractions of Lynchburg. The park offers residents and visitors soccer, football, baseball, and softball fields, as well as a volleyball court and playground.
Younger Park was one of numerous holdings by Dr. E. Franklin Younger, who was a figure of “…love and respect” within the Fairview neighborhood of Lynchburg. At the time the land was given to Lynchburg, it was in Campbell County, but annexation placed it firmly in the City of Lynchburg’s boundaries.