Note: Do not rely on Mapquest, Streets and Trips, etc, or your GPS.  They have you turning the wrong way.

From I-81, North or South: Take I-81, Exit 235 Exit onto SR 256, Traveling East [Left if traveling South on I-81, Right if traveling North on I-81, toward Grottoes, VA.] Travel East on SR 256 for 7 miles to Grottoes, VA. At the intersection of Dogwood Avenue, turn South [Right] on Dogwood. Travel South on Dogwood Ave. for 1,000 ft. Turn Right into the Entrance of Grand Caverns [Grand Caverns Drive].

From Harrisonburg: See directions from I-81 or Take Port Republic Road East.  Cross over the 2 bridges in Port Republic and turn right.  This will become Dogwood Avenue.  After the stop at the intersection of Dogwood Avenue and Route 256.continue South on Dogwood Ave. for 1,000 ft. Turn Right into the Entrance of Grand Caverns [Grand Caverns Drive].

On US 340, North or South: At the Grottoes intersection with SR 256, travel West [turn Right if traveling South, turn Left if traveling North] for 1,200 ft. At the intersection of SR 256 and Dogwood Avenue, turn Left on Dogwood. Travel South on Dogwood Ave. for 1,000 ft. Turn Right into the Entrance of Grand Caverns [Grand Caverns Drive].

From Route 64 East: Take Route 250 at Waynesboro to the junction with 340 North.   At the Grottoes intersection with SR 256, travel West [turn Left if traveling North] for 1,200 ft. At the intersection of SR 256 and Dogwood Avenue, turn Left on Dogwood. Travel South on Dogwood Ave. for 1,000 ft. Turn Right into the Entrance of Grand Caverns [Grand Caverns Drive].

From Massanutten Resort: Turn West (right)onto Route 33 toward Harrisonburg.  At the intersection with Island Ford Road (there is a stoplight), Turn left and continue on Island Ford Road to the junction with Route 340.  Turn South (right) onto 340.  At the Grottoes intersection with SR 256, travel West [turn Right if traveling South] for 1,200 ft. At the intersection of SR 256 and Dogwood Avenue, turn Left on Dogwood. Travel South on Dogwood Ave. for 1,000 ft. Turn Right into the Entrance of Grand Caverns [Grand Caverns Drive]. 

Contacts:
Charmaine Detrow
Education Coordinator
Grand Caverns
P.O. Box 478
Grottoes, VA 24441
Phone: 540-249-5705
E-mail: director@uvrpa.org
 
Sandy Greene
Education Specialist
Headwaters Soil & Water Conservation District
P.O. Box 70
Verona, VA 24482
Phone: 540-248-6218 ext. 3
Fax: 540-2481142
E-mail: Sandy.Greene@va.nacdnet.net
Grand Caverns, Grottoes, VA
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