Visit the DRB

A visit to the Dan River Basin is like nothing you will ever experience anywhere else in the world. Amazing vistas, five major rivers, half a dozen lakes, hundreds of miles of trails, historic and cultural sites, abundant wildlife, clean air, good food, and the most friendly people on the planet. 

Visit our Interactive Map for sites and visitor information.

Cool Things to Do in the Basin!

Dan River Basin


Other Cool Things to Do!

Want to go camping?  Check out 18 Places to Camping in the Basin.

Check out Philpott Lake Blueway for a relaxing and educational paddle. 

Pick up a Martinsville/Henry County Historic Driving Tour Guide at the Martinsville-Henry County Heritage Center and Museum, 1 East Main Street, Martinsville, VA

Pick up a Caswell County Historic Driving Tour Guide at  the Richmond-Miles History Museum, located at 15 Main Street, Yanceyville, NC or order online

Find Fishing and Boating Trips, Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fishing

Schedule a hike or float

DRBA Members, DRBA Corporate Members and DRBA Community Partners have the opportunity to schedule free or reduced cost outings. For non-DRBA members, an outing can be scheduled by contacting your nearest DRBA office or clicking on the Outfitters/Campgrounds links below. Prices vary depending on the length of the outing, how many people, the age of the participants and equipment needs. DRBA partners with local organizations and outfitters, when available, to give you the best experience on our rivers and trails.

Types of Hikes of Floats
  • Just for Fun
  • Flora & Fauna
  • Historic Landmarks
  • Natural Exercise
  • Team Building
  • Dog Walks
  • Earth Science
  • For Beginners - hiking or paddling
  • Sky Watching (night)

Outfitters and Campgrounds