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Natural Chimneys Park and Campground

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The park remains open for day use from dawn to dusk at your own risk.  We emphasize that the park should be used for passive recreation and organized group activities are not allowed. It is imperative that park visitors adhere to the guidelines provided by the CDC including but not limited to wearing a cloth face cover over your nose and mouth and maintaining at least 6’ space between yourself and others at all time.  Note that all public bathrooms will remain closed until further notice.

It's hard to imagine, but the Shenandoah Valley was once the floor of a great inland sea. Centuries ago, as that sea receded, the forces of nature carefully etched out an awe-inspiring formation of solid rock. The seven Natural Chimneys tower as much as 120 feet above the pastoral terrain of the Shenandoah Valley, offering onlookers a sight unrivaled in majesty. 

Viewed from one angle, the formations resemble enormous chimneys standing in bleak contrast to the greenery of the Valley. Take a few steps, though, and the chimneys are transformed into the massive turrets of a foreboding medieval castle. 

Natural Chimneys Park in Mt. Solon, Virginia offers more than simply the splendor of towering limestone formations. Both day visitors and those who choose to stay overnight in the seasonal campground find plenty of space and opportunities for recreation, relaxation and fellowship.  The park is open for day use from dawn to dusk, seven days a week.

Physical Address
94 Natural Chimneys Lane
Mt. Solon, VA  22843

GPS:  38.355792, -79.086199

Augusta Co. Parks & Rec.
P.O.  Box 590
Verona, VA  24482

Office Phone:  540.245.5727
Park Phone: 540.350-2510 (seasonal)
Fax: 540.245.5732

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