Bedford County offices will be closed at 12-Noon Wednesday, November 22nd & will remain closed Thursday, November 23rd & Friday, November 24th in Observance of Thanksgiving.
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Bedford County Parks & Recreation Trips Program


The Bedford County Parks and Recreation Department offers various day and overnight trips throughout the year for Bedford County residents. The BCPRD has an 18 passenger bus and access to small passenger vans for transportation on county sponsored trips. The BCPRD also sponsors some overnight and day trips with the use of larger charter buses in partnership with travel agencies.

Lunch Trips, October 3 & November 2


The Bedford County Parks and Recreation Department is offering the following lunch trips: October 3 – Paint Bank ($10.00) and November 2 – Homeplace ($25.00 includes dinner).

For more information, please contact the Recreation office at 586-7682 or come by to register at 1257 County Farm Rd. Bedford.

Mabry Mill Thursday, October 19th

Mabry Mill is one of the most photographed sites on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Several hundred thousand travelers visit the Mill each year, a turn of events Ed Mabry probably could not have predicted when he built the Mill more than a century ago. Explore the historic Mabry Mill, perhaps the most iconic structure on the entire Blue Ridge Parkway. See the nearby Matthews Cabin, blacksmith shop and interpretive area.

Price per person is $55.00 and package Includes:

Round-trip Motorcoach Motorcoach departs at 8am Shop the Bread Basket Includes Lunch Tour Mabry Mill Visit 2 Rock Churches Visit Nancy’s Candy Factory Meadows of Dan Farmers Market Tour Guide & Escort

Bus will depart Westgate Shopping Center at 8:00 a.m. Please call 586-7682 to pre register.

For More Information If you have any questions or would like more details, please contact us at (540) 586–7682.

Shenandoah Caverns/American Celebration on Parade
Thursday, September 14

Shenandoah Caverns has been thrilling visitors for over 90 years. It's the only Virginia cavern with elevator service, making it one of the easiest caverns to tour. Explore an underground world of breathtaking natural wonders, incredible geology and extraordinary crystalline formations on a one hour guided tour. We will also tour the American Celebration on Parade Museum. American Celebration on Parade at Shenandoah Caverns offers an up close look at a unique collection of stunning parade floats, props, and stage settings from America’s entertainment and political history. Cost is $30.00 per person and lunch at the Wood Grill is also included. Bus will depart Westgate Shopping Center at 9:00 a.m

Hillbilly Hide-A-Way
Walnut Cove, N.C.
Saturday, September 16

Join us on Saturday, Saturday, September 16 as we travel to Hillbilly Hide-A-Way in Walnut Cove, N.C. You will feast on a delicious family style dinner consisting of fried chicken, meat loaf, country ham, barbeque ribs, pinto beans, potatoes, green beans, corn, slaw, apples, dessert, coffee and tea. After eating a good home-cooked meal, we will stroll across to the “Music Hall” where you can enjoy three hours of gospel, bluegrass and country music performed by a live band.
Price per person is $40.00 and includes transportation and dinner. For more information, or to register, please call 586-7682 or stop by the Recreation Office at 1257 County Farm Rd. Bedford.

“The Music Man”
The Barter Theatre
Saturday, September 30, 2017

Join us on Saturday, September 30 as we travel to The Barter Theatre in Adingdon, VA for a matinee performance of “The Music Man”. Price per person is $50.00 and includes transportation on the County Recreation Bus and ticket to show. Lunch will be on your own at The Peppermill Restaurant. The bus will depart at 8:30 a.m. from the Westgate Shopping Center in Bedford. Payment must be received when reservation is made. Please call (540) 586-7682 for more information.