Approximately 20 minutes away, Lost River State Park is located in the wooded mountains of Hardy County in West Virginia’s Eastern Panhandle. The Park provides an abundance of outdoor recreation. The park’s quiet 3,934 acres of woods provides a secluded getaway for nature lovers. Lost River is known for its Cranny Crow overlook on top of Big Ridge Mountain, which offers a commanding view of five counties.
Only 40 minutes away, Bryce Resort is a four season sports and recreation resort. Bryce has a highly acclaimed Bike Park with beginner, intermediate, and expert trails. The property also features a PGA rated 18-hole, par 71 golf course in an Alpine setting, and Lake Laura, a 45-acre spring-fed lake with beaches, a picnic area, snack bar, and opportunities to canoe, paddleboat, and paddleboard. The lake also features a small hiking trail that wraps around the entire lake.
Bryce also offers several dining options ranging from casual meals to fine dining.
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Approximately 40 minutes away, you can visit the stalactites, stalagmites, and flowstone formations of Shenandoah Caverns.
Shenandoah Caverns offers guided tours, gemstone mining, and an old fashioned soda fountain café.
A little over an hour away from the campground, you can visit the Potomac Eagle Scenic Railroad. The Potomac Eagle opened its doors in 1991 and has been offering a beautiful train ride ever since. With a rich history dating back to 1875, they know how to deliver an experience you’ll never forget.
In addition to the scenery, passengers can enjoy the opportunity to see American bald eagles. Because of the clean water, tall trees, and breathtaking environment, the South Branch makes a perfect home for these birds. As you roll through the valley, you’ll be able to view these birds in their natural habitat. These majestic creatures are easy to spot with their distinctive white head and tail features, and yellow beak and feet.
Just outside the town of Timberville, you can visit Showalter’s Orchard & Greenhouse. It’s a small family orchard on top of an old hill overlooking the renowned Shenandoah Valley. A 360-degree vantage point promises breathtaking views each day. The orchard has more than 30 varieties of apples and harvest season begins in mid-July and continues through November. Not only do they have apples, they grow peaches too! Peaches are typically available starting in August.
Less than 30 minutes away, the Town of Timberville boasts a rich and extensive history, one of the reasons many residents display great pride in their Town. Timberville has two parks. The Plains District Memorial Park is set along the river and has a dog park, walking trail, playground, two shelters, and chairs facing the river. Many residents go fishing there. Timberville also has the American Legion Park which has a shelter and horse stables.
One of Timberville’s treasures is JJ’s Soft Serve. JJ’s ice cream shop sells soft serve, Hershey’s Ice Cream, and Soft Serve Yogurt. They have flurries, sundaes, banana splits, cones (waffle, sugar, cake), and milkshakes.
Located about 20 minutes away, the Broadway Farmers Market promotes the exchange of fresh, quality, local food and agricultural products between the agricultural producers of Rockingham County and its residents and visitors. The Farmer's Market is composed of local farms, food artisans, and specialty goods producers wishing to bring you the best local fruits, vegetables, eggs, coffee, breads and much more to feed your family and friends.
You can visit the Farmers Market every Saturday at the Veterans Memorial Wall on Main Street in Broadway from Spring until Fall:
-Spring/Summer Season: May-September 8am-1pm
-Fall Season: September-October 9am-1pm
River’s Edge Campground has an abundance of vineyards within one hour away. Learn more about Virginia wineries and vineyards here.
Check out just a few of the local vineyards here.