Outdoor Activities

Guided Fishing with Appalachain Bronzeback Adventures

Appalachain Bronzeback Adventures will guide you on the Jackson River for Trophy Rainbow Trout and Brown Trout. Rob England, the owner and guide for Appalachain Bronzeback Adventures, has been fishing these streams for over thirty years in pursuit of the games fish that swims.

Guided Fishing with Otters Guide Service

At Otters Guide Service our love of chasing trout with flies runs deep.

We’re close to some great fishing. Public fly fishing only areas with big smart fish, small headwaters streams with native brook trout, and private waters stocked with fish willing to eat your fly.

I am a FFI Certified Casting Instructor, so whether you are new to the sport or just a little rusty I’ll get you casting at your best.

We offer full and half day trips for anglers of all ages and skill levels

Alleghany Outdoors

Alleghany Outdoors rents kayaks, tubes, bikes, and rafts for your perfect trip in the Jackson River valley. We are the contracted concessionaire outfitter of Alleghany County Parks and Recreation Department to provide both river and bike trail experiences for locals and tourists visiting the area. We offer paddle trips on the 11 mile stretch of the Jackson River from Smith Bridge to Intervale two miles upstream of Covington, VA. We run bike trips on the entire length of the Jackson River Scenic Trail.


The Omni Homestead Resort offers some of the country’s most challenging and historic fairways. Consistently ranked among the finest Virginia golf courses, our championship courses allow you to perfect your golf game on impeccably manicured greens while basking in the serenity of the surrounding landscape.


Among our Allegheny Springs, Indoor Pool and Spa Garden Pool, The Omni Homestead Resort has an array of fun aquatic options for the entire family to enjoy.

Fly Fishing in Hot Springs

Some of the best Virginia fly fishing is offered on the beautiful private waters of the Cascades Stream. Anglers will experience a renowned trout fishery through some of the area’s most scenic landscape. Catch and release only and fly fishing is preferred.

Zip Line Tours

Adventure seekers will love The Omni Homestead Resort’s newest adventure – the Ridge Runner Zip Tour. During this three-hour expedition spanning more than 4,000 feet, fly through the treetops on eight zip lines and then descend 1,300 feet on our Red Tail Racer for an exhilarating experience with views of five mountains.

Shooting Club

With a history dating back to 1933, our historic gun club hosted the first-ever U.S. Open Sporting Clays Championship in 1992. Certified N.S.C.A shooting instructors are ready to enhance your experience at the resort by providing guidance along our world famous sporting clays courses.

Additional Activities

Surrounded by the Allegheny Mountains, our resort setting creates the perfect environment for outdoor pursuits every family member can enjoy. From horseback riding and hiking to paintball, there’s an activity for kids of any age at The Omni Homestead Resort.

Winter Only Activities

Winter, when the Allegheny Mountains are blanketed in white, is the perfect time to embark on a ski trip at The Omni Homestead Resort. With more than 45 acres of wide, well-maintained trails, our slopes are perfect for beginners and not-so-beginners. But for those beginners, we offer lessons at Sepp Kober Ski School.


There are also trails around the Owners Club. See Owners Club office or concierge at The Homestead for trail maps.