Rockingham County, Virginia
Surrounded by the Alleghany and Blue Ridge Mountains, Rockingham County boasts a diverse mix of peaceful hiking trails and challenging mountain bike courses. The area is designated a “Bronze Level Bicycle Friendly Community” by the League of American Bicyclists, offering something for all cyclists. The county is also home to Skyline Drive and the Appalachian Trail.
Go Outside and Play
Between Shenandoah National Park and George Washington National Forest, nearly 177,000 acres of the county are designated as public lands. Enjoy several hundred miles of backcountry trail projects optimized for mountain biking, including Narrowback Mountain, Lookout Mountain, and Wolf Ridge. A trip to the area wouldn’t be complete without a stop at Massanutten Resort, one of only two lift-accessible mountain bike parks in the state. The Western Slope Trails offer an additional 30 miles, part of a dense network of trails. Cool off on the South Fork of the Shenandoah River with miles of a leisurely flowing river for paddling, tubing, and fishing.