Where are boat ramps in Halifax County?
There are public boat ramps onto Lake Conner, Hyco River, and Staunton River. Details to these can be found at: http://www.dgif.virginia.gov/boating/access/?filtertype=fips&fips=083
Staunton River State Park has boat ramps onto Kerr Lake Reservoir available for a nominal parking fee. Contact the park for details: http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state_parks/sta.shtml
What motorsports are in the Halifax County area?
Where can I go horseback riding?
You have a few choices:
Shangrila Guest Ranch offers all-inclusive, hourly and day horseback riding by appointment.
Falkland Farms offers 75 miles of trails, horse & human lodging.
Staunton River State Park offers camping, cabins, and horse stalls.
Q – What is the difference between Kerr Reservoir and Buggs Island Lake?
Nothing. They are the same, 48,900 acres (at full pool) of boating, swimming, water-skiing and fishing fun.
Q – Are there any antique shops around Halifax County?
Oh yes. Here is a link to get you started.
Q – Where can we have our family reunion?
Here is a link to area venues, from quaint and charming to grand and luxurious. http://www.venuehelper.com/va/halifax-county
Q – Where can I rent a boat to ride around Kerr Reservoir?
River Traders Boat Rental in Scottsburg has pontoon, jon boat and canoe rentals ~ 434-575-1022
Marine Rental Occoneechee State Park ~ 434-374-2525
Clarksville Marina ~ 434-374-8501
Q – Where can I get information and licenses for hunting and fishing?
At the South Boston/Halifax County Visitor Center. 1180 Bill Tuck Hwy, South Boston, VA 24592. 434-572-2543. Open Monday through Saturday 9 to 5 and Sunday noon to 5.
Q – I want to research my family history. Where can I get started?
Start here: http://www.oldhalifax.com/county/genealogy.htm
Q – How can I find out what's happening in the area when my family visits?
Good question! Do they – or you – enjoy antiquing, fine dining, theatre, ballet, festivals, live music performances, going to a race? Or would you rather enter a fishing tournament, go horseback riding, hunting, camping, and sporting clay shooting? Halifax County has a lot to offer. Call us at 434-572-2543, or visit our online calendar.