Big Stone Gap is a town in Wise County, Virginia, United States. Big Stone Gap is home to several museums.The June Tolliver House, located on Jerome Street, is home to the Trail of the Lonesome Pine, the official outdoor drama of Virginia. The Southwest Virginia Museum is located in the downtown area. Big Stone Gap also hosts the Coal Museum.According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 4.9 square miles (12.6 Square Kilometer), all of it land.Big Stone Gap is at the junction of US Route 23 and US Route 58 Alternate. The federal building named for C. Bascom Slemp was built in 1912 and it continues to house a division of the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia.