Pack a picnic and head to Culpeper's beautiful parks. You can easily reach Yowell Meadow Park, located in town, by taking an easy stroll from the B&B along quiet streets lined with historic homes. Or you can drive a few miles out of town to Mountain Run Lake Park, where you can enjoy the serene lake and great views of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
After only a short drive from Fountain Hall, discover Shenandoah National Park where one can hike the many trails leaving from Skyline Drive. For the more adventurous hikers, the climb to the top of Old Rag Mountain is a rewarding effort. Fountain Hall has several documented hiking and biking routes through nearby towns, scenic byways and country roads.
Culpeper is surrounded by streams, rivers and lakes, which makes it an ideal location for aquatic lovers. Canoeing, tubing and fishing are great activities to explore our scenic waterways. The Rappahannock River Campground and Inn at Kelly's Ford rents all the necessary equipment.
The area features several golf courses in some of nature's finest settings. They are only a short drive from Fountain Hall, and offer a unique and challenging experience for all levels of play. See below for a list of golf courses and driving ranges in the area. Feel free to contact them for further information. Some courses are private and require reservations made through Fountain Hall.
South Wales (Public)
18363 Golf Lane, Jeffersonton, VA 22724, (540) 937-3250
Directions: follow Main Street north through town and continue on
South Wales is approximately 15 miles on the right.
Meadows Farms Golf Course (Public)
4300 Flat Run Road, Locust Grove, VA 22508, (540) 854-9890
Directions: take Route 3 East. Go 14 miles from Culpeper.
Take a right onto Route 601. Go 1 and 1/2 miles to Golf Course.
Take a right into parking lot.
Country Club of Culpeper (Private, VSGA)
A private 18 hole golf course within a five minute drive. Reservations can be made through Fountain Hall. Please inquire by phone or email.
For more information regarding recreational activities in and around Culpeper, we suggest you visit the official Culpeper Tourism website at www.visitculpeperva.com. This website has a wealth of information on hiking, biking, fishing, golf, horseback riding, canoeing and other activities.