Be sure to pick up a full trail map to make your choice from Staunton River State Park's 17mi. of loop trails and connecting hikes. With a range of trails to suit all abilities, and many close to other recreation facilities, a good day out is guaranteed.
This is an easy and enjoyable 0.12mi. hike that is conveniently located near the park's swimming pool, gift shop, and visitor center.
Ideal for equestrians visiting Staunton River State Park, this moderate trail passes by the equestrian campground. A 3.7mi. loop trail welcomes hikers and bikers alongside horse riders.
Staying at one of the Staunton River State Park cabins? Then consider challenging yourself to the River Bank trail during your vacation. This 8.5mi. moderate trail passes by the cabins area, which has great views of Buggs Island Lake, and has convenient stop-off points at the play area, picnic areas, and other amenities.
Staunton River is a state park well-equipped for outdoor recreation. There are woodlands, meadows, and a shoreline to explore, hiking trails of varying lengths and difficulty, and at night, ample stargazing opportunities in this dark sky park.
Don't miss the opportunity to learn more about astronomy, in an International Dark Sky Park. Guided observation sessions are available throughout the summer, or you can rent a telescope, lenses, and a star map and head out for self-guided stargazing.
Your family can get active and try both familiar and new activities while visiting Staunton River State Park. Horseshoe pits, volleyball and tennis courts, a disc golf course, and equipment rentals are all available.
This state park has an Olympic-sized pool with a waterslide, as well as a wading pool and Pollywog Pond, with water toys and a slide for the little ones. If you book a stay in the campground or Staunton River State Park cabins, then swimming is free in-season.
Check with park rangers or the state park website for details of the events program. Family-friendly events include campfire cooking, canoeing basics, and a campground scavenger hunt.