Shenandoah River "Raymond R. Andy Guest Jr." State Park
Bentonville, VA

Park Size: 1,604 acres, 5.6 miles of river frontage along the south fork of the Shendandoah River. About 140 acres are pastoral.

HISTORY:
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.

THINGS TO DO:
NOTE: This park is a Trash Free Facility - refuse must be removed by park visitor. A central refuse collection area is at the Cullers Overlook.

The park's six-bedroom lodge.The park is open year-round; it has standard tent only sites, electric-water camping, four camping cabins (bunkhouses), regular cabins and a lodge.

There are no designated swimming areas. Wading and floating are permitted.

The park offers a car top access in the day-use area, located 3.2 miles downstream from the Bentonville access area. The "fish trap" access area, near Shelter 3, is suitable for wade fishing

The visitor center features local wildlife and has touch-screens for learning about the region's history and bird species. An aquarium there also displays fish from the Shenandoah River. The center's gift shop sells snacks, novelty items, shirts, jackets, etc.

CONTACT INFO:  
Shenandoah River State Park
350 Daughter of Stars Drive
Bentonville, VA 22610
Phone: (540) 622-6840
shenandoahriver@dcr.virginia.gov

LOCATION: The park is in Warren County, eight miles south of Front Royal and 15 miles north of Luray. It's off Rt. 340 in Bentonville.

Visit at: www.dcr.virginia.gov/state_parks/sai.shtml#generalinfo