Local Attractions

Blue Ridge Parkway 

The Parkway starts at Jarman’s Gap and forms the entire eastern boundary of Elk Rock Meadow.  This most famous of America’s national parks continues south for 469 miles to the Smoky Mountains in North Carolina and beyond.

Appalachian Trail

The Appalachian Trail (AT) is America’s premier hiking trail and is located just a few hundred feet to the east of the development.

Crabtree Falls

Located a short distance south on the Blue Ridge Parkway from the home sites, Crabtree Falls is one of the most beautiful series of three waterfalls in Virginia.

Skyline Drive

Just two miles north of Elk Rock Meadow, the Skyline Drive spans 105 miles along the crest of the Blue Ridge in the Shenandoah National Forest.  

The University of Virginia

Twenty-five minutes east of Elk Rock Meadow along Interstate 64, the University of Virginia (UVa) offers many cultural and sports events.  

East Coast Bird Migration

Because of its location along the top of the Appalachian Mountain chain, Elk Rock Meadow is along the flyway for dozens of migratory birds – eagles, hawks, osprey, and other raptors.


Twelve miles south of Elk Rock Meadow, Wintergreen is a recreational development offering golf, fine dining, and downhill snow skiing.

Humpback Rocks Visitors Center and Mountain Farm

Three miles south of Elk Rock Meadow along the Parkway is Humpback Mountain.

Swannanoa Golf Course

This 18-hole public golf course is located across from the entrance to Elk Rock Meadow.