Encompassing nearly one third of Rockingham County are designated public lands for the whole family to enjoy. The Shenandoah National Park and George Washington National Forest welcome outdoor enthusiasts of all forms to discover their combined 177,000 acres within the county. So, load up your vehicle of choice and prepare for a summer of lasting memories.
Forests and Festivals
Paddle the days away on the South Fork of the Shenandoah River, bike your way through the lush George Washington National Forest, or choose one of many hiking trails in Shenandoah National Park to kick things off. Massanutten Resort also has great mountain biking trails on the Western Slopes, and offers a more luxurious place to lay your head for the night. Or, reserve a spot at Endless Caverns Campground, and take an unforgettable cavern tour! The seven small towns in Rockingham County all offer their own unique charm through retail and dining experiences, and are home to dozens of summer festivals and lawn parties.
Just off Interstate 81, you can pick your own fresh produce at Overlook Produce and Farm Adventures. Rockingham County is, in fact, the largest agricultural producing county in Virginia!
- Washington, D.C. – 130 miles northeast
- Richmond, VA – 140 miles southeast
- Charlotte, NC – 305 miles south