Shot Tower Historical State Park

Shot Tower Historical State Park


Location:Southwestern Virginia. Park stands at the midway point of New River Trail State Park (see separate entry).
Facilities:Picnic area, hiking trail, visitor center, restrooms.
Activities:Hiking, guided tours (seasonal), interpretive programs.
Special Features:Overlooking the New River, Shot Tower was built more than 150 years ago to make ammunition for the firearms of early settlers.
Address:Rt 1 Box 81X
Austinville, VA 24312

Phone:276-699-6778
Web: www.dcr.state.va.us/parks//shottowr.htm
Size: 254 acres.

See other parks in Virginia.