Welcome to the new Big Stone Gap Tourism page!                                                                               The Big Stone Gap Farmers Market is in full swing! Every Thursday 4p – 7p, come out and visit!                                                   Kids Fishing Day at Big Cherry Lake coming up on May 29th 8am -12pm                        Now Taking Reservations for picnic pavilions at Bullitt Park and Carnes Gym. Call (276) 523-2303 for more info.                                 A Town Permit is no longer required to access Big Cherry! Get out and visit today!                                             The playground at Bullitt Park is open to the public.                                            The Splash Pad at Bullitt Park is tentatively scheduled to open sometime after May 15th.                                   The Big Stone Gap Pool is scheduled to open Memorial Day Weekend.

Plant Sale & Backyard Habitat Workshop

Plant Sale & Backyard Habitat Workshop

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Plant Sale & Backyard Habitat Workshop

Friends of the Southwest Museum Historical State Park Annual Plant Sale and Backyard Workshops Are you looking for plants for your spring garden, or how about participating in some fun backyard habitat workshops?? The Friends of the Museum will have their annual plant sale from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 8th on the front lawn of the museum. Plants will be offered from $1 to $5. Workshops start at 10 a.m. 10 a.m.- Learn how to build a toad/frog house. 11 a.m.-Learn how to build a bug/insect motel. 12 p.m.-Learn how to build a mini greenhouse. 1 p.m.-Learn how to make a pollinator water station. For more information about the plant sale, or the workshops, please call the park at 276-523-1322. Due to current state Covid guidelines, social distancing is required between those not in the same household. Masks are required to be worn in all state owned facilities.