Parks & Recreation


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

April - October: The Parks & Recreation Department has an on-call staff member to address after hours problems or concerns at any of our parks. On-Call Number: 540-244-9086


During Normal Business Hours: If you need any assistance or need to report problems or concerns at any of our parks, please call:

540-743-5511 or 540-843-0770


After Normal Business Hours: If you need assistance after normal business hours, please call:

540-742-9421 OR 540-244-8355


Effective 3/30/2020 per Executive Order 55 from Governor Ralph Northam, the following changes have been made in our parks until further notice:

Town Parks including Ralph H. Dean Recreation Park, Lake Arrowhead, and the Luray Hawksbill Greenway are open for use during daylight hours.  Patrons are encouraged to maintain at least six (6) feet separation.


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Tony Painter:  (540) 743-1180


Luray Valley Soccer Club (Travel Soccer)

Ben Zimmerman:  (540) 244-9365


Luray Little League Baseball & Softball

Josh Wood:  (540) 742-2524


Luray Youth Football

Keith Guzy: (703 )994-7066


Luray Youth Cheerleading

Cathy Marston:  (540) 421-4663


- Lake Arrowhead Beach is Scheduled to Re-Open Memorial Day 2021


Notes & Facility Use


Lake Arrowhead is not a public campground except during specific events.  For more information, please call (540) 843-0770.  Registered Scout Troops may reserve a Lake Arrowhead campground by submitting an application (available here) and submitting along with the $50 usage fee.


PARK GUESTS AND PETS: Please remember to pick up after your pets. "Mutt-Mitt" dispensers are conveniently placed along the trail for this purpose.



The Town of Luray Parks and Recreation Department features a tennis court located beside of the American Legion building on Zerkel Street.  The court is open to the public 7 days a week.



facilities available to rent at Ralph H. Dean Recreation Park.  Concessions available during Football, Softball & Baseball only.  Shelters also available to rent by calling 540-743-5511.



For groups wishing to hold a special activity or event on any of the Town of Luray park properties.  View our special use application for more information.

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For information on how you can become a sponsor, call 540-843-0770


Calendar of EVENTS 2021

View/Download our 2021 Town of Luray Events Rack Card






Town of Luray Junior Naturalist Booklet

for kids ages 4-12!


Print your free nature booklet here.


Upon completion, see front page of inside cover to find out more details on how to obtain your Junior Naturalist Badge and sticker!










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