This is the second part in this series where I actually name names! By that I mean I am sharing a specific cabin at a specific park. As I mentioned in this article referring to Natural Tunnel State Park cabin #2, it was super helpful for me as a state park goer to know the specifics. I booked that cabin, just as I booked this one. I don't want you to miss out on these great views, and this wonderful experience along the Shenandoah River!
Wait for the end of this article where you can check available and plan your next getaway to this awesome state park and get outside and get some of this fresh mountain air!
The view from The Overlook at Shenandoah River State Park
2 bedroom housekeeping cabins (full HVAC and fireplaces)
Cabin #5 very private, great views
I wouldn't call this camping
Comfortable 2 bedroom cabins
Sit a spell on the porch and take in the day
All cabins have fire pits and picnic tables
Don't forget to bring these and these…
Hint: There is a super Walmart just before Luray, VA it is a convenient place to get your food and supplies for the week.
Hint #2: Bring your bikes, the roads are paved and there are plenty of great rides! There are also 13 miles of trails, six are multi-use. For hiking trails and trail maps click here.
Hint #3: If you have never seen the native Paw Paw you will along a couple of the trails that go near the river. It is known as the tropical fruit of the new world, or the mountain papaya, or poor man's banana.
The park is 1,604 acres with 5.6 miles of river frontage along the south fork of the Shenandoah River. The rolling, mountainous land features steep slopes and is mostly wooded. In addition to meandering river frontage, the park offers scenic vistas overlooking Massanutten Mountain to the west and Shenandoah National Park to the east.
The park is open year-round; it has standard tent only sites, electric-water camping, four camping cabins (bunkhouses), regular cabins and a lodge. For information on availability of overnight accommodations, particular park amenities or to make a reservation, you canClick herefor details on reservation cancelation and transfer policies. There is a charge, plus tax, per pet per night for overnight stays. There are no designated swimming areas at the park.
Click herefor a Google map. Latitude, 38.854777. Longitude, -78.306552.
Shenandoah River State Park, 350 Daughter of Stars Drive, Bentonville, VA 22610; Phone: (540) 622-6840, Fax: (540) 622-6841; Email,shenandoahriver. Learn more about park offerings by calling1-800-933-PARKor emailresvs. Be sure to specify the park of interest.
Check available online RIGHT HERE RIGHT NOW for this cabin! We hope to see you soon, outside.