to preserve, protect, and enhance the scenic beauty of virginia

Our Mission

Founded in 1998, Scenic Virginia is the only conservation organization dedicated solely to the preservation, protection, and enhancement of the beauty of our Commonwealth, with a particular focus on the preservation of significant vistas and scenic lands.

Since our founding we have worked to support public and private actions that enrich Virginia’s extraordinary vistas and viewsheds.  We believe that beauty is good for business and essential for the soul, and that our scenic assets are essential to the cultural and economic health of our Commonwealth.