Big Stone Gap has a rich culture and heritage. Located in Wise County in the southwestern portion of Virginia, the area has been blessed with the scenic beauty of the Appalachian Mountains as well as many recreational and historic attractions. This area is a perfect choice for new residents and visitors alike. Big Stone Gap is home to The Trail of the Lonesome Pine, the official state outdoor drama of Virginia. In addition, there is the Harry Meador Coal Museum, the Southwest Virginia Museum, and many parks, historic sites, and other attractions. The variety of cultural and educational opportunities and the attractive living conditions complement the hard-working and friendly people who make Big Stone Gap and Wise County their home. This is an excellent location to live and work.