Town of Luray, Virginia

PO Box 629   ::   45 East Main Street, Luray, VA 22835

Town Office: (540) 743-5511   ::   West Main Bridge

                             Fax: (540) 743-1486

The Town of Luray is located at the crossroads of major routes of travel, approximately 90 miles west of Washington D.C. and 45 miles south of Winchester. Interstate 81 is located just 15 miles to the west; and Interstate 66 is just 25 miles to the north.  The Town of Luray was established by act of General Assembly on February 6, 1812 on ten acres of land near Hawksbill Creek. Today, the growth of Luray continues to be fueled by its prime location: the ideal balance between rural scenery and travel connection.  Home to Luray Caverns, Old Rag Mountain, and countless historic and scenic marvels, the Town of Luray features something for everyone.

Visitor & Tourist Information

Lake Arrowhead features 6 picnic shelters for rent  (Call 540-743-5511 for availability), fishing, white sand beach and swimming during the summer, ball field, volleyball nets, horseshoe pits, playground, 1 mile trail that circles the lake, and the Edwin Smith scout camping area.  NOTE: Lake Arrowhead is not a public campground except during specific events.  For more information, please call (540) 843-0770.  Registered Boy Scout Troops may reserve a Lake Arrowhead campground by submitting an application (available here) and submitting along with the $50 usage fee.

Parks & Recreation Department Information

 

ABOUT LURAY, VA