The Fancy Gap area has a bounty of  Recreational activities to satisfy your need to play.

Outdoor options abound: hiking on the Blueridge Parkway, explore the Cave at Devel's Den, splash around with water sports at Foster Falls, cast a line in the New River, perfect your swing at  golf courses, bike the back roads.

Trout Fishing

Nestled within the heart of the Blue Ridge Plateau, Carroll County boasts an ideal setting for fishing within many of its mountain streams. Seasoned fishermen will attest to the vibrant quality of trout that can be hooked within Carroll County.

Key streams include:
  • Crooked Creek (brown, rainbow, and brook trout)
  • Stewarts Creek (brook trout)
  • Little Reed Island Creek (rainbow and brown trout)
  • Paul's Creek (brook trout)
  • Lovill's Creek (rainbow trout)
  • Laurel Fork (brook trout)

Many of these streams are within protected waters, such as within the Stewarts Creek Wildlife Management Area and the Crooked Creek Wildlife Management Area.

Please consult website listings and other sources for further details.

Championship Ellis Maples Golf Course aka Olde Mill

Championship Ellis Maples Golf Course

More than 40 years ago, Ellis Maples designed the Olde Mill Golf Course. Recently, his son Dan, along with his grandson Brad, have made renovations to this incredible course ensuring its standing as one of the finest in the Southeast, and a family legacy with no end in sight. Because of its history, playability and excellent course conditions, Olde Mill, has earned a reputation as one of the best mountain golf courses in the eastern U.S. With four sets of tees, the brilliant design is challenging, yet enjoyable for every player. The Maples family has a long-standing tradition of creating renowned and acclaimed golf courses worldwide. The roots began in the late 1800s and continue today at Olde Mill.

Skyland Lakes Golf Course

Skyland Lakes Golf Course is an 18-hole regulation length golf course in Fancy Gap, Virginia. This medium-length layout has 3 sets of teeboxes for a fun, but challenging golfing experience. Online tee times may be available at Skyland Lakes Golf Course or at nearby golf courses, usually offered at a discount from the normal rate.

49 Skyland Lakes Dr
Fancy Gap, VA 24328
Tees Par Yardage Course Rating Slope
Back 71 6520 68.6 116