Fancy Gap, Virginia

Welcome to Fancy Gap, where Heaven “is” a little closer.

Looking for a relaxing getaway? A place with outdoor activities, cool summer weather, mountain music and culture, unique shopping and friendly people?

Head to Fancy Gap Virginia, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Whether you are looking for outdoor adventures or a peaceful retreat, Fancy Gap has something for everyone.

Fancy Gap is located next to the Blue Ridge Parkway at mile marker 199.5 on US Hwy 52 and at Exit 8 off Interstate 77 in Carroll County, part of southwestern Virginia’s beautiful Blue Ridge Highlands region. The Blue Ridge Parkway, which extends through Carroll County, provides spectacular scenery and beautiful views of the stunning southern Appalachian Mountains.

Enjoy the alpacas, the views and the shopping offered by the Peaceful Heart Alpacas Farm Store, a family farm located off of the Blue Ridge Parkway, or experience a real, old fashioned country store with live bluegrass music at the Orchard Gap Pickin’ Porch.

Explore the historic trails and 600-million-year old cave formation at Devil’s Den Nature Preserve, which has an abundance of natural and cultural resources. Much of this unique preserve’s 250 acres is open meadow situated atop the mountain crest. Learn more–including a detailed history at