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SHENANDOAH RIVER STATE PARK                        540-622-6840

           350 Daughter of Stars Dr., Bentonville, VA 22610                    

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:  This park is on the South Fork of the Shenandoah River offering offers scenic views of Massanutten Mountain to the west and Shenandoah National Park to the east. A large riverside picnic area, picnic shelters, trails, river access and a car-top boat launch make this a popular destination for families, anglers and canoeists. With more than 24 miles of trails and a new zipline, the park has plenty of options for hiking, biking, horseback riding and adventure.

PATHS:  Unpaved paths leading to campsites, vault toilets and the bathhouse are covered with pea gravel.

ENTRANCE TO VISITOR CENTER:  Entry doors 35 in. wide, easily open in with handle located 38 in. above floor. 

PUBLIC REST ROOMS:  Doors are 28 in. wide, and open in.  Turns to enter.  Accessible stalls have 28 in. wide doors opening out. 

Bathhouse toilets have rails, but vault toilets do not.

PICNIC AREAS:  Shelters 1,2, and 3 are riverside, accommodate 50 and are universally accessible. The shelters are octagonal and have 900 square ft. of floor area with 7 picnic tables. Each shelter has parking. Shelter 1 is 200 ft. away from a restroom; Shelter 2 is about 150 ft. away from a restroom, and Shelter 3 is about 300 ft. away from a restroom.

CONCESSIONS: Virginia Canopy Tours enable visitors to tour the park by zipline. The tour operator offers a fresh adventure covering the environment, culture, history and wildlife. It takes about three hours to complete and costs $89 per person.

Explore Shenandoah Valley hardwood forests in a thrilling new way - zipping through treetops. The grand finale is an exhilarating 1,000-plus foot-long zip offering stunning views of Massanutten Mountain followed by a 30-foot rappel. All participants receive individual safety and braking training and are accompanied by two certified eco-trained guides who handle all gear and transfers.

CAMPGROUND:  The park has 32 sites with water and electric hookups for various equipment - tents, popups and RVs up to 60 feet long. The campground has centrally located restrooms with hot showers. Sites have fire-rings, picnic tables and lantern holders.

River Right Campground has 10 standard tent canoe-in or walk-in sites, each with a picnic table, grill and fire ring. The sites are less than 50 yards from the parking lot. The campground has a full service bathhouse.

Cottonwood Primitive Group Camp is a walk-in site is for tents only, accommodates up to 30 and is about 100 yards from the parking lot. The site is open year-round, depending on weather and site conditions. There's a bathhouse nearby.

LODGING: The lodge, cabin 2 and cabin 5 are universally accessible. The Lodge has a universally accessible kitchen, dining area, living room, two bedrooms and one bathroom. Cabin 2 has a queen bed and only one set of bunk beds. Cabin 5 accommodates up to eight and has one queen bed, two single beds in a second bedroom and two sets of bunk beds (that sleep four total) in a third bedroom.

Call 1-800-933-7275 for reservations.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  Open 8 am - dusk. Park fees:

Although motorized vehicles are not permitted on park trails, electric wheelchairs and electric scooters that meet the federal definition for wheelchairs are allowed to enable people with disabilities to use the trails.


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