For all those who thought there was nothing new or groovy going on at Virginia State Parks, this is for you!
New to Shenandoah River State Park in 2014 is Virginia Canopy Tours!
"Families that Zip the Park Together Have Fun Together!"
Zip the Park and enjoy a bird's eye view of the forest floor on an incredible Canopy Tour. The Tour includes a UTV Ride, 8 Ziplines, 2 Bridges, 2 Nature Hikes and a Rappel.
Visit their website here or like them on Facebook at Virginia Canopy Tours for more information call 540-622-2000 or you can even email them here.
Here are a few reviews from the first park visitors to enjoy Virginia Canopy Tours:
"Very fun experience! Would come back for all seasons."
Sara B. - April 2014
"Our guides did a great job - they were very well trained & reassuring. I never expected to zip line in my life - it was AMAZING!!! I will be telling all my friends to try it out. Thanks for the great experience!"
Alison D. - April 2014
"Great experience even in the rain!"
Leslie P. - April 2014
"The Tour was amazing! Thank you for creating an experience for our family to remember!"
Bowden - April 2014
Yes kids dig it, can you?
Ready for a little adventure? How about soaring through the forest at 40 mph!
Why this is so awesome
Throughout the tour, you will enjoy stunning views of the Massanutten Mountains and the gorgeous hardwood forest of the Shenandoah Valley. You will learn about the rich history of the Shenandoah Valley, native plant species and the wild inhabitants who call these woods home.
You will find yourself flying through the hardwood forests reaching speeds up to 40 miles per hour and soaring at heights ranging from 15 to 90 feet about the forest floor all while attached to two steel cables. The tour also includes a thrilling 1,039' zip that is sure to get your adrenaline pumping and a 35 ft rappel.
Visit their website here for qualifications like weight and age restrictions. You can even make your reservations online here!
Where is Virginia Canopy Tours?
Located inside the beautiful Shenandoah River State Park
. This park is in Warren County, eight miles south of Front Royal and 15 miles north of Luray. It's off Rt. 340 in Bentonville. Park phone: 540-622-6840. For overnight accommodations call 1-800-933-PARK (7275) or you can reserve camping and cabins online here
Drive Times: Northern Virginia, one and a half hours; Richmond, two and a half hours; Tidewater/Virginia Beach, four and a half hours; Roanoke, two and a half hours.