The Shenandoah River’s South Fork flows through the entire length of Page County, making it a playground for canoeing, tubing, fishing, and swimming. Local outfitters provide rentals and guides, and a large selection of accommodations on or near the river makes for an even more memorable experience.
At the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Lake Arrowhead offers magniﬁcent views of Page County. The lake itself provides 34-acres of pristine stream-fed water perfect for canoeing, kayaking and long boarding. Swim from the sandy beaches or rent a picnic area for your group.
Tube, Kayak, & Canoe
The South Fork of the Shenandoah River has amazing views and the lazy river ride (Class 1) makes it popular for tubing, kayaking, and canoeing. Public access points along the entire length of the river create the opportunity to plan many different float trips varying in distance. Remember where you put-in will not be the same place you pull-out, transportation will need to be arranged. A tube floating will take longer, best to plan accordingly.
Local canoe outfitters are the best resources to help you plan your trip, arrange transportation, and rent equipment if needed.
What’s your swim style? Lakes, creeks, rivers, pools, and even water slides are all over Page County! Enjoy the pools and slides at Yogi Bear water park or swim laps in the pool at the Hawksbill Recreational Park. Jump in Lake Arrowhead or enjoy the gentle flow of the Shenandoah River.
Yogi Bear Water Slides and Pools
Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park in Luray offers a camping experience plus a whole lot more like a 197-foot long Virginia Vortex water slide with a cavernous super bowl where centrifugal forces keep riders high on the wall for several rotations. Guests can tube ride a 376-foot long Luray Loop-de-Loop water slide that is loaded with tight corners and high-bank turns or speed down a 222-foot long multi-lane Mountain Match-Up - a mat racing water slide! Three large swimming pools and a kiddie pool are also located on the property.