Shenandoah National Park and the Rapidan Wildlife
Management Area are located in the county as well as a portion of the
famous Skyline Drive. Popular hiking destinations include Old
Rag Mountain and White Oak Canyon.
Four wineries call Madison County home - Prince Michel and Sweely
Estate are two larger producers, while Castle Gruen and DuCard
Vineyards (together with Sharp Rock Vineyards just "over the line" in
Rappahannock County), are boutique, family-run operations in gorgeous locations.
Also check out the Foothills Scenic Wine Trail with info about wineries
and attractions along the road.
Graves Mountain Resort in Syria offers apple pickin' as well
as banjo pickin' with its popular festivals, such as the Graves Mountain
Bluegrass Festival every May and the Apple Harvest Festival