Wilderness Adventure At Eagle Landing, New Castle

#80 of 86 in Wildlife in Virginia
Founded in 1990 by retired Marine Colonel Gene Nervo and his family, WAEL began as an all outdoor backpacking program for ages 8-18. Over the past 25 years, the program has continued to grow and is now a year round conference, retreat, and adventure center.

Gene and his staff are dedicated to providing unique and memorable experiences, both in the outdoors and at his 500 acre facility in Craig County. We offer many outdoor activities such as rock climbing, kayaking, canoeing, mountain biking, high and low ropes courses, backpacking and hiking, outdoor living skills and leave no trace workshops, and our famous 900' zip line! Make Wilderness Adventure At Eagle Landing a centerpiece of your New Castle vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our New Castle day trip planning website .
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  • My teenage son just got back from a weeklong bike camp at Wilderness Adventures! What a wonderful week he had. He had the opportunity to bike on multiple trails in the area and camp with other teens.....  more »
  • Went several years ago with a friend (despite the date below, had to put in something) and did the Zip Line! AWESOME experience!!! We had a great time/day!  more »
  • By far the best camp I have every been to.
  • We just hosted a wonderful wedding for 85 people at WAEL for our daughter and her husband. The setting is beautiful - lots of room for ceremony by the pond, lawn games, reception in the pavilion, delicious meals in the rustic Main Lodge (accommodating our vegetarian daughter AND her meat-loving husband), hiking and beds for all but a few. This was a 5 1/2 hour drive for us and our daughter, just 2 hours away, did not have time for a hands-on experience. WAEL made it happen for us! Kait is the best and has an amazing well-oiled staff. They were all super professional, polite, accommodating. We really felt welcome. Thank you WAEL!

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