Shenandoah County offers four seasons of outdoor fun.  With over 26% of Shenandoah County covered in National and State Forest, and 178 miles of trails to be explored we offer an abundance of outdoor activities. Clear water, pleasant scenery, diverse wildlife, and 105 miles of river with easy access to the North Fork of the Shenandoah is a paddler’s dream. Winter blues got you down? Hit the slopes at Bryce Resort for skiing, snowboarding and snow tubing just an hour and a half from Washington, D.C.

Bryce Resort

Bryce Resort offers 4 seasons of outdoor adventure and family fun. Ski, mountain bike, zipline, snow or grass tube or golf year round. New Ice Skating Rink.

Seven Bends State Park

Hike the wooded trails, paddle down the winding river, or picnic on the open fields. Seven Bends State Park near Woodstock, Virginia, offers many outdoor activities for the entire family.

George Washington National Forest

Shenandoah County, VA, is your gateway to the George Washington National Forest. Easily reached from any of our charming towns, this Appalachian forest immerses you in unspoiled natural beauty.

Shenandoah River

Get closer to nature and your loved ones while journeying on the North Fork of the Shenandoah River, which flows through the countryside of Shenandoah County, VA.


Public spaces to enjoy the outdoors is a defining feature of Shenandoah County. Here you’ll find many different kinds of parks for your outdoor enjoyment.

Hiking Trails

Enjoy Shenandoah County with 178 miles of hiking trails through the George Washington National Forest with spectacular views of the valley below and more...