Nelson County Parks and Recreation
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  • Blue Ridge Tunnel Trail
    Closure Notice 
    The Eastern and Western portions of the Blue Ridge Tunnel trail will be CLOSED  for maintenance beginning April 3rd.  This closure is anticipated to be for 3 days through April 5th but could potentially be as long as 5 days through April 7th. 
    Please check our social media pages: Facebook- Claudius Crozet Blue Ridge Tunnel, Instagram- Coolesthikeva; or Nelson County Parks and Recreation website at for the most up to date information on closures. 
    This closure period is subject to change based on weather conditions.  Any changes to dates will be posted on the previously mentioned outlets as soon as determined. 
    If you have any questions, please contact Nelson County Parks and Recreation at (434)263-7130 or email

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Activities Guide Winter/Spring 2023
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2023 Winter/Spring
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Welcome to Nelson County (VA) Parks and Recreation

Welcome to Nelson County Parks and Recreation

Our office hours are 9am - 4pm.  Please call our office (434)263-7130 prior to visiting to confirm a staff member will be in to assist you.  We can also assist over the phone with any inquiries you may have.

We are proud to provide you with our activity registration system and website. To get started please Create an Account with all your household information. The data provided - emergency contacts, medical information, etc. - will help us better serve you. This info will also be automatically placed into your registration forms.

When you’re ready to start registering for activities, be sure to review the How to Register for an Activity page.