Outdoor Recreation

Hiking the Shenandoah ValleyLocated between the Blue Ridge and Allegheny mountains in western Virginia, the Shenandoah Valley is known for its natural beauty, rolling green hills, open vistas, and outdoor recreation. Opportunities abound for camping, backpacking, hiking (with trails ranging from easy to challenging), whitewater kayaking, and biking (both on- and off-road). It’s also a perfect setting for studying birds, wildflowers, stream biology, and ecology. Mary Baldwin is:

Check out these online resources:

Shenandoah Valley and Northern Virginia State Parks
The Blue Ridge Parkway
Shenandoah Valley Destinations
Shenandoah Valley Historic Battlefields
Grand Caverns
Professor Eric Jones’ Guide to Local Hiking and Wildflowers of Augusta County