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    The Beautiful New River
    Come fish, float and play
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    Camping along the New River
    RV and primative Camping available
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    2 Mile Walking Trail
    This foot trail is great for running or a quiet stroll
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Home of the Henry Reed Memorial Fiddler's Convention
Held every June at the Glen Lyn Park.

river recreation

Recreation

Rent a canoe, kayak or tube and hit the New River. Glen Lyn offers miles of river activities and our Town Park is uniquely situated along her quiet banks. RV and primative camping is open May 1 - Oct 1..

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henry reed

Events

Several events occur in Glen Lyn throughout the summer and fall.  Some you won't want to miss are the Great Outdoors Expo which is a family agri-tourism event with exhibits and demonstrations going on Labor Day Weekend. And the 11th Annual Henry Reed Memorial Fiddler's Convention. WE WILL HAVE LIVE NIGHT FIRING OF A LARGE CANON AS WELL AS A CIVIL WAR CAMPFIRE AND DIFFERENT PRESENTATIONS OF THAT ERA.

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History

Earlier in 1755, Mary Draper Ingles made her trek back home from captivity through here where her Dutch companion attacked her. She escaped and found a canoe, and used it to cross the river to her rescue by Adam Harmon.

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