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Orange County Visitor Center

Visitor Center Hours:Temporarily Closed

Monday, Wednesday-Saturday

10 am - 4 pm

Tuesday and Sunday 11 am - 3 pm

Closed for some holidays.




122 East Main Street, Historic Train Depot,

Orange, Virginia

We are a Virginia State certified Visitor Center.


Gordonsville Visitor Center

Visitor Center Hours:Temporarily Closed

Monday -Thursday 10 am - 4:30 pm

Friday and Saturday 10 am - 4:00 pm

Closed on Sunday and for some holidays.




Next to Town Hall at 200 South Main Street,

Gordonsville, Virginia



© 2019 All Rights Reserved

Outdoors and Adventure


Lake of the Woods Golf Course: OPEN

The picturesque 18-hole PGA course was carved into the woods of oaks and pines, and no two fairways adjoin.

  • 540-972-2230

  • 108 Fairway Drive, Locust Grove VA. 

Meadows Farms Golf Course: OPEN

Home of the longest hole in the United States, this 180-acre course is now named one of the best Golf Courses in Virginia

  • 540-854-9890

  • 4300 Flat Run Road, Locust Grove, VA 

Rapidan Golf Course:


Rapidan Golf Club lies on the historic Somerset Farm property, along the banks of the Rapidan River with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains on the northern horizon.

  • 540-547-7274

  • 35448 Somerset Ridge Road, Locust Grove, VA

Lakes and River Fun

Lake Anna

Lake Anna is Virginia's second largest lake and offers a sparkling array of fun from relaxing on the beach at the Lake Anna State Park, boating, water skiing, some of Virginia's best fishing, and waterfront sunset dining at numerous lakeside restaurants.

  • 540-854-5503

Lake Orange and Angler's Landing

 A 124-acre public fishing lake, it is a fisherman's paradise. It became popular for producing the world record white bass of 6 pounds, 13 ounces in 1989.

  • (540) 672-3997

  • 20281 Lake Orange Road, Orange, VA

Rapidan River Kayak Company

Enjoy paddling down a scenic river, learn essential kayaking skills and create unforgettable memories!The company offers small group instruction and tours on the Rapidan and other local rivers and lakes. Boats, paddles, and safety gear are provided.

  • (540) 308-0630

PYO Farms, Trails and Outdoor Adventures

Liberty Mills Farm

Liberty Mills Farm wants you to have an A-Maze-ing Adventure. Wind your way through our 33 acre fall corn maze, pick  flowerssunflowersstrawberries or pumpkins or explore our Farm Market and antique tractor collection.

  • 434-882-MAZE (6293)

  • 9166 Liberty Mills Road, Somerset, VA 

Oakland Heights Farm

Horse-shows and horseback riding; if you are planning to be in the area and want to get a real feel for Virginia, consider hopping up on a horse and traveling down one of the trails that Thomas Jefferson and James Madison themselves used centuries ago.

  • 434-981-1484

  • 7110 James Madison Highway, Gordonsville, VA 

Orange County Disc Golf Course

It is an 18-hole recreational course, with predominantly open terrain and mostly par 3 holes. Loaner Discs available at Parks and Rec.

  • (540) 672-5435

  • Thomas E. Lee Industrial Park, at 14111 Litchfield Drive, Orange, VA

Elysium Tree Farm:

Closed for the Season

Cut your own Christmas Tree Farm. 6 species of trees: austrian, scotch and white pines; concolor fir, douglas fir and colorado blue spruce. Also farm made wreaths, jams and jellies and various convenience items

  • 540-672-4512

  • 21041 Clarks Mountain Rd, Rapidan, VA 

Gold Hill Blueberry Farm:

Closed for the Season

Grown free of any chemicals & herbicides We'd love to see you on the farm. Open for the season.

  • (540) 222-7954

  • 12290 Daffodil Lane, Unionville, VA


A European Style Garden Shop.

Set on a 600 Acre Tree Nursery

​Featuring a Casual Farm-to-table Cafe, Hiking Trails,
a Pick-Your-Own Farm & Virginia Beer, Cider & Wine

  • 540-672-7268

  • 15111 Yager Road, Somerset, VA

Miller Farms Market

Farm fresh from our fields to your table−Family owned and operated for three generations, with the fourth generation pitching in every day and starting to make their own decisions.   Come meet your local farmers at Miller Farms and fill your crisper.

  • 540-850-5009

  • 12101 Orange Plank Road
    Locust Grove, VA 

Sky Dive Orange: Temporarily Grounded but taking future reservations

Try a tandem skydive, learn to skydive on your own, or are already an experienced skydiver, Skydive Orange is the spot! Sky Dive Orange has been in continuous operation since 1977 making them one of the most established skydiving centers in the country.

  • 703-SKY-DIVE

  • 11339 Bloomsbury Road, Orange, VA

Fort Germanna Visitor Center Trails:OPEN

The four trails of the Germanna Foundation’s 170-acre Siegen Forest are open to the public during daylight hours, year-round.

Blue Trail, Orange Trail, Red Trail, and Chimney Witness Trail.

  •  540-423-1700 

  •  2062 Germanna Highway, Locust Grove, VA.

Wilderness Battlefield Trails:OPEN but no Park Service on site

This trail is operated by the National Park Service and is centered at the Wildnerness Battlefield. This loop trail covers about two miles.Interpretive signs, maps, photographs, and monuments along the trail supplement the information provided at the exhibit shelter.

  • 540-786-2880

  • 35347 Constitution Highway, Locust Grove, VA

James Madison's Montpelier Trails: Temporarily Closed

Montpelier has 8+ miles of well-marked walking trails winding through horse pastures, wildflower meadows, and forests, including the Old-Growth Landmark Forest. 

  • 540-672-2728

  • 11350 Constitution Highway, Montpelier Station, VA

Wilderness Crossing Trail:OPEN but no Park Service on site

The Wilderness Crossing Trail, a 1.4 mile walking trail stretching from Ellwood Manor to the Wilderness Tavern site. Begin your walk at Ellwood Manor, one of the few large plantations in the area.

  • 540-786-2880 

  • 36380 Constitution Highway (Route 20), Locust Grove, VA

Mine Run Battlefield Trail:OPEN

The wooded, 1.5 mile Mine Run Battlefield interpretive trail, marked with historical wayside tablets, is located across Highway 611 from the Zoar Baptist Church about 2 miles north of Locust Grove, Virginia. Perserved by American Battlefield Trust​.

  • 31334 Zoar Rd, Locust Grove, VA 

Orange County LOVEworks

Liberty Mills Farm Love Works

Liberty Mills Farm LOVEwork changes  seasonally.

  • 434-882-MAZE (6293)

  • 9166 Liberty Mills Rd, Somerset, VA

Orange County Love Works

Orange County’s LOVEwork highlights some of what there is to love about an Orange County visit! Located in Taylor Park, Downtown Orange.

  • 540-671-1653

The Market at Grelen Living Love Work

The LOVE Artwork at the Market at Grelen is the Commonwealth of Virginia's first living LOVEwork. Changes with the seasons.

  • 540-672-7268

  • 15091 Yager Rd., Somerset, VA

James Madison's Montpelier LOVE Work

James Madison's Montpelier has a new LOVEwork that was installed in September 2019. 

  • 540-672-2728

  • 11350 Constitution Highway

  • Montpelier Station, VA

Parks and Public Spaces

Barboursville Community Park

Barboursville Community Park is operated by Orange County Parks & Recreation. 

  • (540) 672-5435

  • 5260 Governor Barbour Street, Barboursville, VA