Pulaski County Summer Must Do’s

June 22, 2021

Make sure you add these Pulaski County must-do’s to your summer bucket list! #virginiaisforlovers #wanderlove

Cheer on the Pulaski River Turtles at Calfee Park. 

Baseball is back! Pulaski County is home to our very own collegiate MLB baseball summer league. Check out the River Turtles schedule here: https://www.mlb.com/appalachian-league/pulaski/schedule/june

Take a lap on the track or catch a race at Motor Mile Speedway. 

Drive a NASCAR style race car, race Go-Karts, and watch the pros. Learn about the Rust Wallace Diving Experience:: https://racewithrusty.com/project/motor-mile-speedway/. View the race schedule: https://www.motormilespeedway.com/2021-schedule 

Listen to live music on the water at Rock House Marina. 

Mountain 2 Island’s Rock House Marina, located on Claytor Lake, is the perfect spot to enjoy the views, tunes, and food. Rock House’s facebook page shares music schedules and events: https://www.facebook.com/rockhousemarina 

Visit Thee Draper Village. 

Draper is for dreamers! Thee Draper Village is your one-stop-shop for all your shopping, dining, and gathering needs. https://www.draperisfordreamers.com/ 

Paddleboard at Claytor Lake State Park. 

Rent all your water gear at Mountain 2 Island. https://mountain2island.com/ After your adventure, head on over to the “beach” at Claytor Lake State Park to rest and tan!

Play a round of golf with your buddies. 

Pulaski County has three golf courses, including the award-winning Pete Dye River Course. Contact information is listed on our Outdoor Recreation page!

Bike and hike the New River Trail. 

New River Trail State Park is a 57-mile linear park that follows an abandoned railroad bed. https://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/new-river-trail 

Sip on a locally-crafted beverage. 

Wine, beer, spirits -- we got it all. Wineries, breweries, and distilleries below: 

Iron Heart Winery: http://iheartvirginiawine.com/ 

JBR Vineyards: https://www.facebook.com/jbrwine/ 

J.H. Bards Spirits Co: https://www.jhbards.com/ 

New River Vineyard and Winery LLC: https://nrvwine.com/  

Spinning Jenny Vineyard: https://www.spinningjennyvineyard.com/ 

The River Company Restaurant and Brewery: http://therivercompanyrestaurant.com/  

Go fishing at Peak Creek, Claytor Lake, and the New River.

A fisher’ paradise surrounded by our beautiful mountains. https://dwr.virginia.gov/waterbody/claytor-lake/#fishing 

Written and edited  by Shelby Vandergriff, Pulaski County Tourism