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Description - The Deerfield Ranger District is a beautiful area located in Virginia's gently rolling Shenandoah mountains and foothills. Its wetlands attract migratory birds making this popular destination for bird-watchers. There are many sites for trout fishing, swimming and water play, picnicking, hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding

Recreation - Sky Meadows State Park is within a short drive offering panoramic views along with their hiking and very popular equestrian trails. This area is known for its scenery, antiquing and scenic drives. There are several well-know colleges and universities close by making this a nice day trip for those associated with the schools.

Climate - Virginia generally has mild winters and warm humid summers. The central to northern portion of the state has winter temperatures averaging 34 to 36 degrees Fahrenheit (1 to 2 degrees Celsius). The state's summer temperatures have little variation. The central to northern portion of Virginia generally experiences temperatures ranging from 76 to above 78 degrees Fahrenheit (26 Celsius). High humidity along with warm temperatures can be uncomfortable.

Location - Deerfield Ranger District is located west of Staunton, Bridgewater and Harrisonburg, Virginia.

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Deerfield Ranger District, Route 6, Box 419 , Staunton, VA, 24401, Phone: 540-885-8028

Additional Information:
Charlottesville Area - Home to Presidents James Monroe and Thomas Jefferson, Charlottesville is rich in history, culture and architecture.
George Washington & Jefferson National Forests - Located in western Virginia along the rugged Appalachians, George Washington & Jefferson National Forests is a glorious park for virtually every outdoor recreation activity imaginable.
Shenandoah Valley Travel Region - The Shenandoah Valley Travel Region is home to two State Parks, one National Park, the Appalachian Trail, several natural area preserves, several large lakes and the lovely Skyline Drive.

George Washington & Jefferson National Forests - Official agency Website
The Virginia Travel Guide - Statewide Attractions


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