Washington Area Trail Riders (WATR)

Upcoming events

    • 1 Oct 2022
    • 2 Oct 2022
    • Natural Chimneys Campground
    • 247

    ** REGISTRATION CLOSES AT 10:00 PM EASTERN ON SEP 15th **

    Register Here:

    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/shenandoah-500-s500-dual-sport-2022-registration-395551474107

    Camping at Natural Chimney's IS NOT included in the registration fee. To reserve a campsite, you must call (540) 350-2510. Online campsite registrations are disabled for the S500 weekend.

    The annual Shenandoah 500 dual sport/ADV ride.  AMA membership is required for this event; please sign up prior to the event here: http://join.americanmotorcyclist.com/

    There will be no breakfast or dinner provided at Natural Chimneys. The only meals included in the registration fee are lunches.

    Event Location:

    Natural Chimneys Campground (all activities and riders meeting)

    Details:

    • The event is two days, Sat Oct 1 and Sun Oct 2 (see below for full schedule). One ticket is good for both days. Tickets are not available for individual days.
    • Included in the ticket price is lunch (both days) and a t-shirt (specify size when registering). Breakfast and dinner are not provided.
    • You may arrive on Friday to check-in and have your bike inspected.
    • There are two routes: Dual Sport and ADV.
    • The Dual Sport course will be navigated with maps and paper roll charts. The course has a variety of terrain - dirt, gravel, paved, single track, etc.
    • The ADV course must be navigated by GPS. The ADV course has a combination of gravel, paved, and forest roads.
    • If your GPS can't handle tracks you won't be able to navigate the ADV course with the files we provide.
    • There is no sweep or other support on the ADV course. ADV riders should be 100% self-sufficient.
    • It is HIGHLY DISCOURAGED to ride either course on your own, but especially the ADV course.
    • Don't count on cell phone coverage anywhere on either course.
    • Gas stations are available along the route.
    • Camping is not included in the admission ticket and you must make your own camping reservations (see below for camping areas).
    • AMA membership is required; make sure you have your AMA # ready BEFORE you start your online registration. (click here to join the AMA).
    • All bikes must be street legal, registered, and have a spark arrestor.
    • Online registration only.
    • No refunds.

    Camping info:

    Natural Chimneys Campground (Event will be held here)
    Mount Solon, VA
    GPS: 38.3553, -79.0869
    Contact Augusta County Parks and Rec to reserve your spot!
    540-350-2510
    Online Camping Reservations and Park Info: https://www.co.augusta.va.us/government/parks-recreation/parks-facilities/natural-chimneys

    Nearby Campground if Natural Chimneys is full:

    Stokesville Campground
    464 Stokesville Rd
    Mount Solon, VA
    GPS: 38.3537, -79.1499
    540-324-8281
    http://stokesvillecampground.com/info


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