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Golf Course Report

Updated on: April 26, 2017

Call 434-325-8250 for tee times.

Stoney Creek

Opening Tee Time:  8:30 AM
Rotation:  Monocan-Shamokin; Shamokin-Tuckahoe
Cart Rule:  Cart Path Only
Weather:  Sunny with temperatures in the upper 70s.

Devils Knob

Opening Tee Time:  9:00 AM
Cart Rule:  90 Degrees
Weather:  Sunny with temperatures in the mid 60s.

Monday, April 24, 2017

April Showers Bring May Flowers!

At Wintergreen, it seems like we have more than our share of fair weather, but sometimes it has to rain. After all, without rain we wouldn’t have some of the things we love most, like rushing waterfalls, rainbows, and The Wildflower Symposium (May 19-21)! So here are some of our favorite ways to enjoy Wintergreen on a rainy day:

  1. Retreat to The Spa
    The Spa at Wintergreen specializes in relaxation and rejuvenation for both mind and body, and on a rainy day it’s a particularly nice place to stay warm, coxy, and enjoy some treatments! Plus, it’s Spa Month, so try any 25-Minute Refresher Special for $49 (choose from massage, facial, or back facial). Please call 434-325-8562 to schedule your appointment, or use our Spa Reservation Request Form.
  2. Get Sporty at Indoor Tennis
    Our world-ranked tennis program and indoor courts let you work up a sweat in any weather! Join a clinic, schedule a lesson or just reserve a court and start playing. For more information or court reservations, call 434-325-8235. See all about Tennis.
  3. Delve into Dining
    One of the joys of vacation is food and all its associate pleasures -- discovering new taste sensations, relaxing in beautiful locations and being served, and, perhaps most importantly, never having to do the dishes! Check out the new menu at The Edge – it just started last week and includes all kind of taste sensations. There’s even a Bananas Foster Egg Roll for dessert! See about all dining options.
  4. Explore Nelson County
    From wineries, cideries and breweries, to antiques, historic sites and more, you’ll find tons to explore in the surrounding area. Local orchards are also starting to offer strawberry picking! Try Seamans’ Orchard at 434-277-8130. See more in Area Attractions.

Then after the rain – go for a hike!

After rain is the best time to go on a waterfall hike. Runoff feeds the waterfall and turns what can sometimes be a trickle into a much more beautiful and impressive display. Some of our favorites are Upper Shamokin Falls and Paul’s Creek Trailwhich has a waterslide! Hiking Guides are available for $3 at the Front Desk or at the The Nature Foundation at Wintergreen. This guide gives detailed descriptions of each trail, with distance, difficulty and key features to note while hiking.

 And keep your eyes out for rainbows and wildflowers! Right now, one of our most-loved wildflowers is in bloom on the mountain – Trillium! These pink three-petalled flowers are a true delight. The field next to The Nature Foundation at Wintergreen’s Trillium House produces a carpet of flowers every spring. Just be careful not to step on or pick the trillium, as this can kill the plant. But they normally bloom for several weeks, so make sure to visit soon!

Last Edited by The Mountain Messenger on Monday, April 24, 2017

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