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Description - The Dry River Ranger District offers many amenities attracting tourists from throughout the region and nation. There are wonderful trout streams, beautiful remote campsites and picnicking. Hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding and ATV use trails throughout the area. Lovely little mountain towns offer pleasant restaurants and overnight accommodations for the weary traveler.

Recreation - The area is dotted with private camping and hunting opportunities as well as antique shopping. Bed and breakfasts dot the area as well as nationally known hotels.

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 - Dry River Ranger District is located in northwestern Virginia along the West Virginia state line.


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Contact Information:
Dry River Ranger District, 112 North River Road , Bridgewater, VA, 22812, Phone: 540-828-2591

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.

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

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