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ABINGDON, VIRGINIA

Biking the Virginia Creeper Trail: Naturalist Study in the Southern Blue Ridge Mountains

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Program #11662RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Start of Program
Apr 14, 2013
3 PM.
You will be staying at the Southwest Virginia 4-H Educational Center that night.
Location: Abingdon, VA
Nearest highway: Interstate-81
Nearest airport: Tri-Cities Regional Airport
Transportation to site: From Tri-Cities Regional Airport, use a car rental or taxi to travel to the 4-H Center.Reservations for taxi service are available through Bob's Ground Transportation 423-325-6379 and Clemon's Cab 423-246-2412.

End of Program
Apr 19, 2013
9 AM.
You will be staying at the Southwest Virginia 4-H Educational Center the night before.
Location: Abingdon, VA
Transportation to site: From 4-H Center, use a car rental or taxi to travel to the Tri-Cities Regional Airport.Reservations for taxi service are available through Abingdon's Taxi Service 276-628-7259.
Additional transportation information same as above.
Type: Conference Center

Description: Small conference center with modern facilities, each room with a private bath. Located in a scenic, but convenient location to downtown area attractions.

Contact info:
25236 Hillman Highway
Abingdon, VA 24210 USA
phone: 276-676-6180
web: www.ext.vt.edu/resources/4h/southwest

Room amenities: Air conditioning. Private bath

Facility amenities: Air conditioning. Computer lab with access to the internet. Communal comfort lobby with television, telephone, and access to games and puzzles. Communal kitchen facility with access to microwave, refrigerator, and coffee maker. 25 acres of woodland with walking trails. 53 acres of open land for recreation. Fishing pond. Outdoor swimming pool.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: $32.00 plus tax.
Reservations for additional nights must be made in advance by calling 276-676-6180

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Conference Center

Description: Small conference center with modern facilities, each room with a private bath. Located in a scenic, but convenient location to downtown area attractions.

Contact info:
25236 Hillman Highway
Abingdon, VA 24210 USA
phone: 276-676-6180
web: www.ext.vt.edu/resources/4h/southwest

Room amenities: Air conditioning. Private bath

Facility amenities: Air conditioning. Computer lab with access to the internet. Communal comfort lobby with television, telephone, and access to games and puzzles. Communal kitchen facility with access to microwave, refrigerator, and coffee maker. 25 acres of woodland with walking trails. 53 acres of open land for recreation. Fishing pond. Outdoor swimming pool.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights after: $32.00 plus tax.
Reservations for additional nights must be made in advance by calling 276-676-6180


Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
5 nights of accommodations
14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners
1 Expert-led lectures
9 Field trips
3 Performances

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4.7
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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