Woodstock Hang Gliding Site
Experience the thrill of flying without an airplane! Feel your adrenaline and excitement build as you approach the launch site perched high on the western slope of the Massanutten Mountain. Launch from this challenging site and soar like an eagle while enjoying a bird’s eye view of the Shenandoah Valley.
At a Glance
|Current Conditions:||Access subject to VDOT closures.|
|Open Season:||Open year round|
|Restrictions:||Alcoholic beverages prohibited.|
|Closest Towns:||Woodstock, VA|
|Water:||No drinking water available|
|Restroom:||No restrooms available|
|Operated By:||Lee Ranger District: 540-984-4101|
From I-66: Take the Front Royal exit 6. Turn south on US 340/522 towards the town of Front Royal. Turn right on VA 55 west to the community of Waterlick. Turn left onto SR 678 south and continue to the community of Detrick. Turn right onto SR 758 (Woodstock Tower Road) for approximately four miles to the top of the mountain. There is a small parking area on the left (which serves as the Woodstock Tower trail) or continue down the other side of the mountain and there is a larger parking area on the right.
From Woodstock, VA: Take exit 283 off of I-81. Go east on Route 42 for 0.7 miles. Turn left on Route 11 and continue 1.7 miles. Turn east on SR 665 at the north end of the town of Woodstock. Continue on SR 665 (1.5 mile) until you come to a stop sign. Turn left onto SR 758 (2 miles). There is a small parking area on the left (which serves as the Woodstock Tower trail) or continue down the other side of the mountain and there is a larger parking area on the right.
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