Spring guide to Wintergreen

Updated April 1st, 2024

Spring 2024: 10 FUN THINGS TO DO in Wintergreen

1) Frontier Culture MuseumFrontier Culture Museum, 1290 Richmond Rd, Staunton, VA 24401, United States-Self-guided tours of Colonial farms including a costumed staff, typical buildings, crops & animals.

2) Waynesboro Heritage Foundation-Waynesboro Heritage Foundation, 420 W Main St, Waynesboro, VA 22980, United States-The Waynesboro Heritage Museum portrays the history of Waynesboro through permanent and rotating exhibit galleries at two museums: the Waynesboro Heritage Museum in downtown Waynesboro and the early-19th century Plumb House. Permanent panels within each gallery reiterate the city’s history from the Beverley Grant under King George II of England in 1797, early Teasville (Teesville), and Waynesboro’s namesake, Brigadier General Anthony Wayne, Basic City, Railroads, Education, Industry, Memorable Waynesboro, Postcard Gallery, Fishburne Drug Store, and Banks of Waynesboro.

3) Constitution Park-Constitution Park, 101 Short St, Waynesboro, VA 22980, United States-The park has been the location of numerous special events including concerts, festivals, car shows, and Civil War reenactments. In addition, Constitution Park is also home to the Waynesboro’s Farmers Market, numerous soccer activities, and two shelters. This site was also designated as Virginia's first Urban Trout Fishery.

4)Mural: Kaiya with Tulips-Mural: Kaiya with Tulips, 200 Race Ave, Waynesboro, VA 22980, United States-There's a girl with a mesmerizing gaze in downtown Waynesboro – her face, looming seven stories over Constitution Park, is framed with pink blooms and bisected by nearby power lines. Her name is "Kaiya with Tulips," and she's one of five murals there painted by the artist Nils Westergard.

5) The Russell Museum, 518 W Main St, Waynesboro, VA 22980, United States-In 1948, Lao and Walter Russell founded this unique home-study university, open to any student from any walk of life anywhere in the world. For almost fifty years, the home of the USP was at Swannanoa, where Walter Russell's painting, sculpting and historic documents were on display, and from which the Russell Home Study Course and books went out to the world.

6)Ridgeview Park-Ridgeview Park, 700 S Magnolia Ave, Waynesboro, VA 22980, United States-A beautiful evergreen-lined lane at the south end of Magnolia Avenue welcomes you to this 85-acre park where benches line the bank of the South River which meanders through the park. The park offers something for everyone and has a variety of great settings for picnics and family fun.

7)Walton's Mountain Museum-Walton's Mountain Museum, 6484 Rockfish River Rd, Schuyler, VA 22969, United States8)Montgomery Hall Park-Montgomery Hall Park, 1000 Montgomery Ave, Staunton, VA 24401, United States-Community park with woodland trails, sports fields, BBQs & a seasonal, outdoor swimming pool.

9)Coyner Springs Park-Coyner Springs Park, 2091 Lyndhurst Rd, Waynesboro, VA 22980, United States-A rustic, 145-acre park. It is not unusual to share the fresh country air with numerous wildlife such as red-tailed hawks, woodpeckers, squirrels, fox, and even a deer or two. This serene park has a picnic area, several nature trails, a leash-free dog park, a 9-hole disc golf course, and is a great setting for activities like kite flying and walking/ jogging.

10)Betsy Bell Wilderness Park-Betsy Bell Wilderness Park, 525 Betsy Bell Rd, Staunton, VA 24401, United States-Forested mountain terrain with sweeping views, some picnic facilities & hiking/biking trails.