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The Greene Hills Club
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This is a scenic and private 18-hole golf club with a golf shop, driving range, putting green, restaurant, pool and tennis courts.  GOLFING IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Monday-Friday from 9 am to 3 pm.  With eighteen challenging holes on a beautiful, 200+ acre course, you could spend the entire day challenging your friends or beating your personal best. Plus, with a driving range, multiple practice areas and a fully-stocked golf shop, you'll never have to play unprepared.  And of course, end your day with a trip to our nineteenth hole: The Hills Grille, where the food is fresh and the drinks are c...
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3858 Dundee Road
Stanardsville, Virginia 22973

Phone: 434-985-7328

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Meadowcreek Golf Course
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Located in Charlottesville, the 155 acre Meadowcreek Golf Course was named one of the “Best Places to Play” by Golf Digest.  Meadowcreek offers a full service professional shop, driving range, club repair, and instructional services.

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1400 Pen Park Rd.
Charlottesville, Virginia 22901

Phone: 434-977-0615

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Greene County Community Park
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The Greene County Community Park is located on Jeri Allen Way (past the Animal Shelter). The Park features: walking trails, a playground, soccer fields, an 18-hole disc golf course, a pavilion, and restroom facilities.  The Community Park Pavilion can be reserved for events by calling the Greene County Parks and Recreation office.

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512 Jeri Allen Way
Ruckersville, Virginia 22968

Phone: 434-985-5226

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Shenandoah National Park
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Greene County is the gateway to the Shenandoah National Park and Skyline Drive, which crosses a beautiful section of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The Shenandoah National Park is accessible by Rt. 33 as well as by Skyline Drive. The Park offers many opportunities for camping, hiking, cycling, biking, fishing, bird watching, foraging and casual strolls. The Shenandoah River flows through the valley to the west, with Massanutten Mountain, 40 miles long, standing between the river's north and south forks. Rolling Piedmont country lies to the east of the park. The park holds more than 500 miles of tra...
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Skyline Dr & U.S. 33
Elkton, Virginia 22827

Phone: 540-999-3500

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Rapidan Wildlife Management Area
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The Rapidan Wildlife Management Area is a popular place for wildlife and fish-related activities. While hunting, fishing and wildlife viewing are the primary uses of the area, hiking, camping and nature photography are also quite popular. Primitive camping (no developed sites or facilities) is permitted anywhere in the management area, subject to wildlife management area rules.

Public access to the South River tract is limited to one road, SR 642 (Taylor Mountain Road). Follow SR 230 past Wolftown to SR 621 west (South River Road), which is 2 miles north of Stanardsville. Follow SR ...
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Taylor Mountain Road
Stanardsville, Virginia 22973

Phone: 804-367-1000

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Skyline Drive
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This 105-mile road winds along the crest of the mountains through the length of the Shenandoah National Park and provides priceless views of the luxurious rolling landscape to the east and the west. Driving on Skyline Drive is a particular treat in the fall when the leaves all along the road and through the valleys change to a canvas of bright and sensational colors.

For an alternative to driving, hop on a bike to see these breath taking views.  With a speed limit of only 35 mph for vehicle traffic, Skyline Drive is a comfortable place to bicycle.  While there are plenty of climbs a...
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Skyline Drive
Stanardsville, Virginia 22973

Phone: 540-999-3500

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South River Loop
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Road bike; 8.7 miles; easy to moderate

This is one of the most scenic rides in Greene County, providing sweeping pasture and mountain views and a look at one of the best trout waterways in the County, South River.

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1497 South River Road
Stanardsville, Virginia 22973

Phone: 434-985-6663

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Bacon Hollow Trail
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Mountain bike; 14.4 miles; strenuous to extremely strenuous  

This bike ride, on a combination of paved and gravel roads, can be one of the toughest challenges in the County. However, the route also features two of the most picturesque Appalachian sites anywhere: Stone Mountain Vineyards and the Blue Ridge School, which is home to two beautiful stone-built National Historic Sites, Gibson Chapel and Martha Bagby Battle House.  

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8609 Dyke Road
Dyke, Virginia 22935

Phone: 434-985-6663

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Ruckersville Loop
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Road bike; 40 miles; moderate

This nearly 40 mile ride is a large circuit around Ruckersville, taking you on rolling hills through the scenic countryside of Greene.  This loop crosses Routes 29 & 33 so use caution; the actual ride is on paved surface roads with light traffic.

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136 Cedar Grove Rd.
Ruckersville, Virginia 22968

Phone: 434-985-6663

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Dark Hollow Falls
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Falls; 1.4 miles; moderate; MM 50.7; Map

This round trip hike is an easy downhill journey with a very steep return, but the 70' cascading waterfall makes it worth every step. Dark Hollow Falls trail follows the Hog Camp Branch through a forest of defoliated hemlocks in one area and then is surrounded by hardwoods in another.  The trailhead is located at Dark Hollow Falls Parking, MM 50.7 on Skyline Drive in the Shenandoah National Park (SNP). Pets are not allowed....
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MM 50.7, Skyline Dr
Stanley, Virginia 22851

Phone: 540-999-3500

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Rose River Falls
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Falls; 4 miles; moderate; MM 49.4; map

The Rose River Loop is a beautiful trail leading to the Rose River Falls. You’ll be following both the Rose River and the Hog Camp Branch along the loop and also get to see the ruins of an old copper mine.  The loop heads up the Rose River fire road for the return and passes by the Cave Family Cemetery.  Park at the Fishers Gap Overlook, MM 49.4 on Skyline Dr. in the Shenandoah National Park (SNP).  Walk to the north entrance of the ...
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MM 49.4, Skyline Dr
Stanley, Virginia 22851

Phone: 540-999-3500

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South River Falls
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Falls; 2.6 miles; moderate to moderately strenuous; MM 62.8; map

The trailhead for the beautiful 83’ South River Falls is located at the South River picnic area, MM 62.8 on Skyline Drive in the Shenandoah National Park (SNP). This round trip hike comes alive in spring with wildflowers and warblers.  Before heading back up the mountain, take a break on the rock ledge, refuel, and enjoy the view of the 3rd highest falls in the park. 

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MM 62.8, Skyline Dr.
Elkton, Virginia 22827

Phone: 540-999-3500

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White Oak Canyon Falls
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Falls; up to 8 miles; easy to strenuous; MM 42.6; map

White Oak Canyon Falls, a series of 6 falls in the Shenandoah National Park (SNP), can be accessed via Skyline Drive or in Madison County. At mile 42.6 on Skyline Drive, the trail is 4.6 miles round trip to the upper falls and an additional 2.7 miles round trip to the lower falls.  The upper falls trail ends at an impressive 86’ waterfall, the 2nd highest falls in the SNP.  The return trip is ve...
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MM 42.6, Skyline Dr.
Luray, Virginia 22835

Phone: 540-999-3500

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Bearfence Rock Scramble
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Scramble/Vista; 1 mile; moderate; MM 56.4; map

Bearfence Rock Scramble is a circuit hike located at MM 56.4 on Skyline Drive in the Shenandoah National Park (SNP) and can be completed in about an hour. Fun for kids and adults too, you will be pulling yourself up, over, and between boulders, using your feet and hands to reach an incredible 360° viewpoint.  Pets are not allowed.

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MM 56.4, Skyline Dr.
Elkton, Virginia 22827

Phone: 540-999-3500

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Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries
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The Virginia Department of Game and Inland fisheries provides details about fishing licenses, fees, fishing seasons & limits, free fresh water fishing days, and much more.  You can even apply online for licenses and receive them via email. 

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7870 Villa Park Dr., Suite 400
Henrico, Virginia 23228

Phone: 804-367-1000

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The Highlands Golf Park
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A golf driving range of unparalleled design, the Highlands Golf Park is nestled in the beautiful, lush rolling hills of Virginia. This practice and learning area is both intimate and, at the same time, diverse in what it has to offer. Whether you're a seasoned golfer looking to better your form, or a shy beginner wanting to pick up a club, we introduce you to the Charlottesville area's most versatile golf practice and learning facility. This golf range allows people to practice any shot, under any condition, at virtually any time.  In addition to the range, the Park includes a pro-shop and ...
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10421 Seminole Trail
Ruckersville, Virginia 22968

Phone: 434-985-2765

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Spring Creek Golf Club
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The golf course at Spring Creek Golf Club in Zion Crossroads was designed by Ed Carton. It’s a challenging course for tournament professionals as well as playable for high handicap golfers.  Public tee times are available.  Spring Creek also offers practice facilities, lessons, a pro-shop, a clubhouse and a restaurant.

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109 Clubhouse Way
Zion Crossroads, Virginia 22942

Phone: 540-832-0744

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Pirate Pete's Mini Golf
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Located at the Highland's Golf Park, Pirate Pete's Miniature Golf course is great fun for people of all ages and abilities. Pirate Pete welcomes all players at the entrance of the course. You will enjoy the decorations and be greatly entertained trying to putt your way through and around the various obstacles on this 18 Hole course. Pirate Pete's is a challenge for the serious golfers and great fun for friends and families looking to have a good time, either way, Pirate Pete's is very rewarding.

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10421 Seminole Trail
Ruckersville, Virginia 22968

Phone: 434-985-2765

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Old Rag Mountain
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Scramble/Vista; 9 miles; very strenuous; Madison Co.; map

Old Rag Mountain is accessed via Madison County at the eastern boundary of the Shenandoah National Park (SNP); SNP entry fees apply. This extremely strenuous 9-mile hike is the Shenandoah’s most popular and most dangerous with a challenging rock scramble and spectacular views.  Allow 7-8 hours and carry at least 2 quarts of water per person.  Before hiking this trail, please read the important
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Nethers Rd
Roberston, Virginia 22740

Phone: 540-999-3500

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Hightop Mountain
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Vista; 3 miles, moderately strenuous; MM 66.7; map

Hightop Mountain is a continuous 1.5-mile climb along the Appalachian Trail in the Shenandoah National Park (SNP). Hikers will be rewarded with a spectacular view at the top.  Park at mile 66.7 on Skyline Drive for this round trip hike.

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MM 66.7, Skyline Dr.
Elkton, Virginia 22827

Phone: 540-999-3500

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Hawksbill Mountain
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Vista; 1.7-2.9 miles; easy to moderately strenuous; MM 45.6; Hawksbill map; Upper Hawksbill map

Hawksbill Mountain is the highest point in the park with widespread views both east and west. At the Hawksbill Gap Parking area , MM 45.6 on Skyline Dr in the Shenandoah National Park (SNP), there are two separate routes from which to choose to get to the top.  The first option is the Lower Hawksbill T...
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MM 45.6, Skyline Dr.
Luray, Virginia 22835

Phone: 540-999-3500

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Historic Camp Hoover (Rapidan Camp)
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History; 4 miles; moderate; MM 52.8; map

Interested in history? Don’t miss the opportunity to visit, explore, and learn about President Hoover’s Rapidan Camp, a National Historic Landmark .  The Mill Prong trail begins across Skyline Dr. from the Milam Gap Trailhead Parking area (MM 52.8) in the Shenandoah National Park (SNP).   Mainly moderate, this hike has a few steep sections and...
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MM 52.8, Skyline Dr
Stanley, Virginia 22851

Phone: 540-999-3500

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Preddy Creek Trail Park
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Wooded; up to 10 miles; easy-difficult; local; map

Located in nearby Barboursville, Preddy Creek Trail Park has 10 miles of trails for hiking, running, mountain biking and horseback riding.

Hikers and runners find the trails easy to moderate.  For a great family outing, ...
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3690 Burnley Station Rd.
Charlottesville, Virginia 22911

Phone: 434-296-5822

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Doyles River Falls
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Falls; 3.3 miles; moderate to moderately strenuous; MM 81.1; map

Doyles River Falls offers two waterfalls for the price of one hike! The upper waterfall is the smaller of the two at only 28’ but is in a beautiful setting of trees and rocks.  The 63’ lower waterfall is a sheer drop; its proximity to the trail makes it well worth seeing.  The trail is accessed from the Doyles River Parking area at MM 81.1 on Skyline Dr. in the Shenandoah National Park (SNP).  It begins with a steep des...
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MM 81.1, Skyline Dr
Crozet, Virginia 22932

Phone: 540-999-3500

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Jones Run Falls
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Falls; 3.2 miles; easy to moderate; MM 84.1; map

Park at the Jones Run Parking area (MM 84.1) on Skyline Dr. in the Shenandoah National Park (SNP) for this fun hike. This trail has an easy descent to the falls and a moderate climb back to the parking area.  If you prefer a longer (6.5 miles), more taxing hike, take hike #2 described on the map; this option takes you past both Doyles River Falls as well as Jones Run Falls for a very scenic hike.

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MM 84.1, Skyline Dr.
Crozet, Virginia 22932

Phone: 540-999-3500

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Calvary Rocks & Chimney Rock
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Vista; 3.4 miles; moderate; MM 90; map

This hike leads past Calvary Rocks and then to a lovely viewpoint near Chimney Rock, the park’s most beautiful rock structure. Despite being ravaged by two wildfires, this wilderness area is regenerating itself with abundant wildflowers and newly sprouting mountain laurel.  Park at the Riprap parking area located at MM 90 on Skyliine Drive in the Shenandaoh National Park (SNP).  Follow the Appalachian Trail to the right (north) and then turn left onto the b...
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MM 90, Skyline Dr.
Crozet, Virginia 22932

Phone: 540-999-3500

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Lewis Mountain/Big Meadows Ride
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Road bike; 13 miles; moderate

Park at Lewis Mountain Picnic Area (MM 57.5 on Skyline Dr. in the Shenandoah National Park) and head north for this great 6.5 mile family ride to Big Meadows (MM 51.2).  Children who are accustomed to riding in light traffic will enjoy this route as it’s the easiest section of Skyline Drive with the fewest hills.  Once at Big Meadows, you’ll have plenty of energy left to tour the facility, including a stop at the Byrd Visitor Center.  On the return trip, hop off your bikes at Bearfence Mountain (MM 56.4) for a fun rock scramble (1 mile round trip) which...
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MM 57.5, Skyline Dr
Elkton, Virginia 22827

Phone: 540-999-3500

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Stanardsville/Big Meadows/Skyland Ride
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Road bike; 50 miles or 70 miles; extremely strenuous

Are you hard core? Try this very demanding climb with an elevation change of over 3500 ft.  Park at the commuter lot in the Town of Stanardsville (school complex) and head west on Route 33 to Skyline Dr. in the Shenandoah National Park.  Route 33 has challenging grades, a high volume of traffic and a small portion of the road without a shoulder.  Only serious bicyclists who are comfortable riding with traffic should attempt this ride.  Even with all of these warnings, this route is still a local favorite for a great workout.  Choo...
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64 Monroe Dr.
Stanardsville, Virginia 22973

Phone: 540-999-3500

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Swift Run Gap/Big Meadows Ride
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Road bike; 30 miles; strenuous

Park at the Swift Run Gap entrance to the Shenandoah National Park. This 30 mile round trip ride starts off with a long 5 mile climb sure to warm up your legs quickly.  The remainder of the route is rolling, 1 mile hills to Big Meadows (MM 51.2).  Your hard work at the beginning of the trip is rewarded on the return with those last 5 miles being a treat to your weary legs.  For those flatlanders who are a bit intimidated by the start, park at Baldface Mountain Overlook (MM 61) to begin your ride instead.  

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Skyline Dr.
Elkton, Virginia 22827

Phone: 540-999-3500

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Stanardsville/Loft Mountain Ride
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Road bike; 45 miles; extremely strenuous

Begin in Stanardsville (park at the commuter lot in the Town of Stanardsville at the school complex) and head west on Route 33 to the Swift Run Gap Entrance of the Shenandoah National Park.  Turn right and head south on Skyline Drive for 14 miles to Loft Mountain Wayside (MM 79.5).  This section of Skyline Drive has slightly less traffic than heading north on Skyline but equally great views.   Loft Mountain Wayside offers plenty of food options which might just reenergize you to continue south on the 1 mile steep climb to Loft Mountain campsi...
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64 Monroe Dr.
Stanardsville, Virginia 22973

Phone: 540-999-3500

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Swift Run Gap/Skyland Ride
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Road bike; 50 miles; strenuous

Instead of stopping at Big Meadows (MM 51.2), continue the "Swift Run Gap to Big Meadows" ride 10 miles further north to Skyland (MM 41.7).  Just after Big Meadows, a fast, long downhill means a 2.5 mile climb will follow!  The remainder of the route becomes more like the rolling hills you experienced before Big Meadows.  Be sure to reserve some energy for the return climb to Big Meadows.  You’ll find great dining options at both Big Meadows and Skyland to refuel your body for this 50 mile round trip experience.

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Skyline Dr.
Elkton, Virginia 22827

Phone: 540-999-3500

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Observatory Hill
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Mountain bike; Intermediate to Advanced

Intermediate to advanced mountain biking skills are needed at Observatory Hill but don’t let that intimidate you.  Located in Charlottesville and owned by the University of Virginia, these steep & rocky trails make for tough climbs and awesome downhills.  Take a ride and improve those technical skills! 

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610 McCormick Rd
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904

Phone: 434-985-6663

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Blue Ridge Cyclery
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Need a repair? Want to rent a bike?  Blue Ridge Cyclery at the Hollymead Town Center is the closest bike shop to Greene County and is ready to help you.  Walk-ins are welcome for all service needs.  Mountain bikes, road bikes, and cruisers are available for rent with daily and weekly rates.  Hop on a bike and start exploring Greene County!

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257-B Connor Dr.
Charlottesville, Virginia 22911

Phone: 434-995-2453

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Grand Caverns
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Located in the town of Grottoes, Grand Caverns is only a thirty minute drive from Stanardsville. The Caverns were first discovered in 1804 by Bernard Weyer and opened for tours in 1806, making it the oldest operating tour cave in the US.  This National Natural Landmark offers guided tours of the caverns.  The tours are approximately 1 mile of leisurely walking, including stairs, and last 70 minutes.

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5 Caverns Blvd.
Grottoes, Virginia 24441

Phone: 540-249-5705

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Luray Caverns
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Luray Caverns’ guided tours along well-lighted, paved walkways lead visitors through cathedral-sized rooms with ceilings 10-stories high. Guests will find towering stone formations and natural wonders at every turn. 

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101 Cave Hill Rd
Luray, Virginia 22835

Phone: 540-743-6551

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Shenandoah Caverns
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Shenandoah Caverns has been thrilling visitors for over 90 years. Discover a world of breathtaking natural wonders, incredible geology and extraordinary crystalline formations waiting to be admired and photographed. Let the exploration begin! 

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261 Caverns Rd.
Quicksburg, Virginia 22847

Phone: 540-477-3115

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Albemarle Angler
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Albemarle Angler offers guided fly fishing trips to many of the great trout and smallmouth bass streams including the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Jackson River, the James River, and the Shenandoah River.  Choose from full or half day guided fly fishing trips; all guided trips are limited to three guests plus a guide.

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1129 Emmet St. N
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903

Phone: 434-977-6882

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Mossy Creek Fly Fishing
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Mossy Creek Fly Fishing is a Virginia fly shop, guide service, and school.  It offers half and full day guided trips on local spring creeks for trout and on local rivers for bass, musky and carp.  Peak trout season begins in March and continues through June; guides on the rivers are offered year round.

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1790-92 East Market Street
Harrisonburg, Virginia 22801

Phone: 540-434-2444

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Local Fishing
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Enjoy the quiet and solitude of trout fishing in Greene County's mountain streams.  

Native brook trout and the occasional brown trout can be found along the Conway and Rapidan Rivers.  The Conway River and its major tributary, Devil's Ditch, are special regulation trout fisheries and bait is not permitted.  The Rapidan River is the first fish-for-fun fishery created in Virginia.  


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1320 Belman Road (VDGIF regional office)
Fredericksburg, Virginia 22401

Phone: 540-899-4169

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With Greene County's central location, easy half day or full day fishing opportunities are easy to come by.  

The Moormans River can be accessed via Skyline Dr. in the Shenandoah National park or from route 614 in Albemarle County.  Native brook trout can be found at the headwaters and some wild rainbow trout can be found in the lower section. The Moormans River flows into Sugar ...
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1320 Belman Rd (VDGIF regional offices)
Fredericksbug, Virginia 22401

Phone: 540-899-4169

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Mountaintop Ranch
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Head over the mountain to Elkton and visit Mountaintop Ranch for trail ride like no other. Helmets and horses are provided for these wilderness trail rides which border the Shenandoah National Park and offer spectacular views of the region.

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608 Weaver Rd.
Elkton, Virginia 22827

Phone: 540-298-1455

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Skyland Stables
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Skyland Stables, located at mile 42.5 on Skyline Drive in the Shenandoah National Park, offers guided rides through a wooded trail in the Limberlost area. Pony rides are available as well for guests 5 years old and under.

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Skyline Dr., MM 42.5
Luray, Virginia 22835

Phone: 540-999-2210

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Fairhill Farm Country Vacation Rentals
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Enjoy the peace and solitude of the private country house at High Fields Farm (handicap accessible) or one of two cottages at nearby Fairhill Farm. The three separate rentals are privately situated on two large farms. Take in the nearly 300 acres overlooking the South River Valley with a breathtaking landscape of gently rolling fields and panoramic mountain views. 

Guided trail rides in the Shenandoah National Park are available for $50 per hour; you must provide your own horses.  Guests of Fairhill Farm may pasture their horses in one of the paddocks for a fee which includes hay an...
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2891 South River Rd
Stanardsville, Virginia 22973

Phone: 434-990-9504

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Chris Greene Lake Park
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Chris Greene Lake has 2 beaches for fresh water swimming from Memorial Day-Labor Day. The beach offers lifeguards, full bathroom facilities including showers, and a snack bar to help you enjoy a day relaxing in the sun.  Guests can also fish, boat (no gas motors permitted), rent canoes, picnic, or hike at the park.  There’s even a 1-acre fenced area for dogs to run off-leash and roped water access only for dogs to swim.  For specific park hours, please visit their website.

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4748 Chris Greene Lake Road
Charlottesville, Virginia 22911

Phone: 434-296-5844

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Outdoor Adventure Experiences
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Pack your lunch, drinks and sunscreen, and enjoy a day with Outdoor Adventure Experiences tubing down the Shenandoah River. Guests will begin the journey on their own tube, while guides bring a giant tube for all to play on as they float down the deeper, slower sections of the river.

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7013 Ottobine Road
Dayton, Virginia 22821

Phone: 540-879-9030

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Massanutten Adventures
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Make plans now to explore the beautiful Shenandoah River in a fun canoe, kayak, raft or tube at Massanutten Adventures!

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1850 Meadow Vista Lane
McGaheysville, Virginia 22840

Phone: 540-289-4066

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James River Runners
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Spend the day floating down the river with James River Runners.   Whether hanging out on a tube or paddling a kayak, canoe or raft, you’re sure to your time on the James.  Don’t forget to pack a picnic & grab your fishing rod!

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10092 Hatton Ferry Road
Scottsville, Virginia 24590

Phone: 434-286-2338

Children Welcome
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James River Reeling & Rafting
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James River Reeling & Rafting offers great flexibility for those seeking excitement or relaxation. Choose from Class I, II or III rapids, spanning more than 50 miles! Each canoeing trip offers Smallmouth Bass fishing, so be sure to pack the fishing pole and cooler as you spend the day on the James!

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265 Ferry St.
Scottsville, Virginia 24590

Phone: 434-286-4386

Children Welcome
Groups Welcome
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Big Meadows
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Start your day in the Shenandoah National Park by heading to Big Meadows at MM 51 on Skyline Dr.  Drop in at the Byrd Visitor Center where, through movies and interactive exhibits, you can learn how the Park was created.  Take a stroll on the Story of the Forest Trail, check out the Ranger Programs schedule, or focus those binoculars on the many species of birds you will be sure to find in the meadow.  Pack a picnic to enjoy while relaxing at the
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MM 51, Skyline Dr
Stanley, Virginia 22851

Phone: 540-999-3500

Children Welcome
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Groups Welcome
Handicapped Accessible
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Shopping

Explore Greene

With convenient access to Skyline Drive and the Appalachian Trail, Greene County is the perfect place to explore our natural beauty and revitalize your senses.


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