Virginia State Parks

Several Virginia State Parks are part of the Crooked Road. 


In addition to exhibits about the region, the Southwest Virginia Museum State Park in Big Stone Gap holds a variety of musical events such as Lunch on the Lawn and Coffeehouse during the summer and the annual Gather in the Gap in May.  More information is available at and


Natural Tunnel State Park in Scott County hosts the annual Papa Joe Smiddy Mountain Music Festival each September along with Pickin’ in the Park during the summer.  More information is available at and


Grayson Highlands State Park hosts the Wayne Henderson Music Festival on the third Saturday each June along with a variety of other musical events throughout the year.  More information is available at


Located on the Virginia-Kentucky border, Breaks Interstate Park, hosts a variety of music events during the year.  More information about the park is available at



On The Crooked Road: Virginia State Parks is sponsored in part by

Heartwood     King College