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Nelson County

Visiting Nelson County? Here are some great links and suggestions to plan your visit.

Virginia's Weekend Address
  Located at the base of the Blue Ridge, Route 151 is Main Street for the Rockfish Valley. This northern part of Nelson County is home to 8 wineries, 5 breweries, three cideries and three distilleries, friendly farmers, beautiful country inns, spectacular views and more. Directions to all these attractions and their events are located here.
Wintergreen Resort
  Lodging, sking, golf and family adventures await.
Wintergreen Nature Foundation
  The Wintergreen Nature Foundation exists to encourage the understanding, appreciation, and conservation of the natural and cultural resources of the Blue Ridge mountains of Virginia. The Foundation functions as a research and education facility for its members and visitors, and serves as a host site for regional and national conservation efforts.
Nellysford Realty Stoney Creek Home
  Nellysford Realty manages rental properties in Stoney Creek - the valley community of Wintergreen. Convenient to all the local attractions; only 20 minutes to the ski slopes; only 30 minutes to Charlottesville and UVA.
Basic Necessities
  Basic Necessities celebrates the European mentality which places value on thoughtful food preparation, conversation and relaxation. La table in French signifies so much more than just“the table,” or dinner table. It means a place where family and friends can eat, drink, talk and just be together for hours over a simple and fresh meal.
Blue Mountain Brewery
  Blue Mountain Brewery sits in the shadow of Appalachia’s Blue Ridge Mountains in Afton, Virginia. We are a farm brewery, growing our own hops, and proudly craft real American beer inspired by thousands of years of tradition but not limited by convention.
Devils Backbone Brewing Company
  Devils Backbone Brewing Company is a regional Craft Brewery with two locations in the Virginia Heartland. The Devils Backbone Basecamp Brewpub, a full service restaurant with on-premise brewery, opened its doors in 2008 in Nelson County, VA and the Devils Backbone Outpost Brewery, a full-scale production facility and taproom, began operations in 2012 in Lexington. VA.
Wild Wolf Brewery
  This brewery and restaurant is situated in the heart of the Brew Ridge Trail and features a wide selection of hand-crafted beers as well as the freshest local foods in Central Virginia—all in a century old, revitalized Nelson County school house.
Nelson County Farmer's Market
  The best in Saturday morning adventures, with yummy baked goods, fresh local vegetables, crafts and more...something new every week. Open every Saturday under the big white tent in downtown Nellysford. 8 am – noon.
Rockfish Valley Foundation
  The mission of the Rockfish Valley Foundation is to Preserve the natural, historical, ecological and agricultural resources of the Rockfish Valley. We accomplish this through enriching the lives of our community by supporting the Rockfish Valley Loop Trail system, Spruce Creek Park and the lands associated with them.
The Ski Barn
  The Ski Barn in Wintergreen VA is located conveniently at the intersection of Route 151 and Route 664 in Nelson County - look for the bright blue roof! Proudly serving all your ski, snowboard, and outdoor gear needs; The Ski Barn is open year-round for whatever you are looking for.