Spearhead News

Destination Polaris: Coal Canyon Ride Along

Filmed in fall 2020 at Southern Gap Outdoor Adventures, Grundy, Haysi, and the Breaks. The show has aired multiple times on Bally Sports (formerly Fox Sports). Watch as Alexa Score rides the Appalachian Mountains for a Razor Nation takeover in Virginia. Checkout what Coal Canyon Trails is all about Click Here to learn more about…

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Hunter Education Class A Huge Success

Congratulations to all the new certified hunters! Thank you to the Instructors with DWR who came out to train. We look forward to holding more classes later this year.

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June 2021 | Vol. 1, Issue 7

Message from the Director New Trailhead in Doran Opens July 3 Thanks to a new agreement with CNX Gas Corporation, we’re excited to announce Tazewell County is receiving its third trailhead to the Spearhead Trail system. A ceremony is scheduled 9 a.m. July 3 to mark the grand opening of the Doran Trailhead. This will…

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A HUGE ANNOUNCEMENT FOR TAZEWELL COUNTY….

The Doran Trailhead for the Jawbone & Coal Canyon at Jewell Valley Trailhead will be Re-Opening this Saturday, July 3, 2021 at 9AM. Spearhead Employees will be setup near Fannie’s Diner 5946 Gov George C. Perry Hwy Doran VA. Look for the Spearhead Trails Tent to get your Permit, Jawbone T-Shirt & Other Spearhead Merchandise!

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Newsletter May 2021 Vol 1 Issue 6

May 2021 | Vol. 1, Issue 6 Message from the Director The Truth Behind Trail Closures I will endeavor in this month’s message to clear up any misconceptions or confusion over why trails in our vast trail system are sometimes closed. First, let’s put things into perspective. Southwest Regional Recreation Authority/Spearhead Trails operates approximately 600…

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Newsletter April 2021 Vol 1 Issue 4

April 2021 | Vol. 1, Issue 4 Message from the Director Spring Cleaning Time at Spearhead Trails The long winter is over, and we hope the last of the snow has fallen! This means it’s time for spring cleaning and grooming for Spearhead Trails. We’ve been busy getting staff and equipment ready, as well as…

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Newsletter March 2021 Vol 1 Issue 3

March 2021 | Vol. 1, Issue 3 A message from the Chairman of Southwest Regional Recreation Authority Reminiscing & Celebrating Spearhead Trails – Part 2 We’ve come a long way since our first meeting regarding the creation of Spearhead Trails on Sept. 5, 2007. It has been just amazing to witness.Today, we’re surrounded by insurmountable…

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Newsletter February 2021 Vol 1 Issue 2

February 2021 | Vol. 1, Issue 2 A message from the Chairman of Southwest Regional Recreation Authority Reminiscing & Celebrating Spearhead Trails – Part 1 I‘m so pleased and proud to be part of Spearhead Trails. From Concept to Reality It all began when the Virginia Tourism Corporation, based in Richmond, VA, started getting requests…

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Newsletter January 2021 Vol 1 Issue 1

January 2021 | Vol. 1, Issue 1 A message from the Executive Director 2020 Reflections Happy 2021 y’all! I hope you enjoy Spearhead Trails’ new newsletter. Email us your feedback. Wow — what a year 2020 was for Spearhead Trails! Due to the pandemic, we faced a short-term trail closure in the spring — during what is…

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