Outdoor Recreation


Maximum recreation & sports possibilities. Outdoor recreation and sports enthusiasts won’t find a better spot to scratch their itch for adventure than Harrisonburg. Conveniently located in the epicenter of the Shenandoah Valley’s vast playground of hiking, biking, climbing, paddling, hunting, fishing, and sporting activities of all types and all skill levels, Harrisonburg avidly embraces the outdoorsy, healthy lifestyle. In addition to its bikeable, walkable urban landscape, the city offers a wide range of services geared just for visitors wanting to engage in all the outdoor amenities available.

Showoffs about our Shenandoah Valley surroundings, and rightly so.
Come find out why being Outdoors is Better in the ‘Burg.

  • Appalachian Trail Community since 2012
  • Bronze Award Bicycle Friendly Community – League of American Bicyclists, 2015
  • Named Bicycle Friendly City by the League of American Bicyclists, 2011
  • Designated Ride Center by the International Mountain Bike Association since 2011