COVID-19

Please click the link below for updates regarding coronavirus (COVID-19). We have entered phase three of the Forward VA reopening plan. Our visitor centers have reopened.

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Carter Mountain Orchard Sunset

Day Trip to Charlottesville & Albemarle County

Downtown Charlottesville, the University of Virginia, the Blue Ridge Mountains, Crozet, Scottsville, the Rivanna River… It takes at least a long weekend to fully appreciate what makes our area so dynamic, but the time of your life can easily be had in a single day. Two activities with a break for…

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The Heritage Center in Charlottesville, VA

During this time of increased awareness of inequity among Americans, many are looking for ways to educate themselves and support the African American community. The Jefferson School African American Heritage Center tells the story of the African American experience in Charlottesville and Albemarle…

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Best Hikes in the Charlottesville Area

Downtown Charlottesville is a 25-minute drive from the southern end of Shenandoah National Park and the northern end of the Blue Ridge Parkway. It costs $30 per vehicle ($25 per motorcycle) to enter Shenandoah National Park, but the fee is well worth it. Because access is somewhat limited, the…

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