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NELSON COUNTY offers visitors the opportunity to experience the wilderness and rich rural traditions of those who love to call it home. The county’s mountainous terrain offers vistas of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the deep green splendor of the George Washington National Forest, with the wide, winding James River forming the southeast boundary. Within this bounty of natural beauty are miles of hiking trails, crystal-clear fishing streams, historic family farms and orchards, picturesque vineyards, inviting tap rooms and unparalleled views.

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