Anchor Areas

What is an Anchor Area?

A natural asset strategically chosen to unite communities in a way that is proven to facilitate partnerships and communication across town, city and county lines. Our Anchor Areas include: Appalachian Trail, Blue Ridge Parkway, Breaks, Clinch River, Daniel Boone Wilderness Trail, High Knob, Mount Rogers National Creation Area, and New River.

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