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Virginia Green

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


Virginia Green is the Commonwealth of Virginia’s campaign to promote environmentally-friendly practices in all aspects of Virginia’s tourism industry. Virginia Green has established "core activities" specific to each sector of tourism, and these practices are considered the required minimum for participation in the program. However, Virginia Green encourages its participants to reduce their environmental impacts in all aspects of their operations, and this profile provides a full list of all their “green” activities. These are the activities that guests / customers can expect to find when they visit this facility.

Shenandoah River Raymond R. "Andy" Guest Jr. State Park

Shenandoah River is a trash-free facility. The park boasts it's traditional family atmosphere with cabins and camping and a new visitor center designed to educate and support our mission to preserve and protect it's natural resources and environment. Amid some of Virginia’s most breathtaking mountain scenery from Culler's Overlook, visitors enjoy fishing, camping & cabins, RV camping with hookups and easy access to the Shenandoah River. With 24 miles of hiking, mountain-biking and horse trails, picnic areas and a new state-of-the-art visitor center overlooking vistas of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the park offers it all! Look for Ranger led nature and history programs,or weekend events to keep you and the kids busy. The park also features a completely furnished lodge that accommodates up to 16 guests.

DCR's Virginia State Parks system partners with a network of tourism organizations and programs committed to protecting the environment and promoting responsible tourism.

Shenandoah River State Park is a Trash Free Facility - refuse must be removed by park visitor. A central refuse collection area is provided at the Culler's Overlook.

Virginia Green Activities

This facility pledges that they:
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For more information on Shenandoah River Raymond R. "Andy" Guest Jr. State Park, see www.dcr.virginia.gov/state_parks/and.shtml or contact Johanna Petrosky at Johanna.Petrosky@dcr.virginia.gov or 540-622-6840.

For more information on the Virginia Green program, see www.deq.state.va.us/Programs/PollutionPrevention/VirginiaGreen.aspx.

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