Leisure Activities

Golf Courses


Horseback Riding



Blue Hole (Natural Spring)

Swimming hole with gravel beach, picnic tables and swinging rope. Take N Route 42 about 12 miles to the town of Broadway. At Broadway take Route 259 West about 2 miles and take a left at the National Forest Recreation Area. At the end of the short gravel road.

Swift Run Campground and Pool
Public pool with concession stand, 3 miles east of Elkton on US Route 33

Hiking Trails

Fishing Spots

Shenandoah Lake

Stocked several times a year by VA Department and Game, Silver Lake is home to sunfish, bass, trout, and carp.

Directions: From I-81 exit 245, go west on Port Republic Road. Go straight through the intersection with Main Street (Route 11). At the next light, turn left onto Route 42 (High Street). Go 3 miles south to Dayton. Turn right onto Eberly Road (Route 732), then right at stop sign onto Silver Lake Road. The mill will be on your left. (The described route follows the yellow line at right.)
For information on Rockingham County Recreation click here.

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