Welcome to South River Preserve.
Located just minutes off Rt 230 in Greene county, South River Preserve is truly the outdoorsman’s paradise.
Virginia Working Landscapes at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute does regular wildlife surveys on the property for pollinators and birds as well. As soon as you enter the property you noticed the commitment of the Hazel family to preserving, maintaining, and enjoying the great outdoors. Here is a great article from the Virginia Sportsman. Jimmy & Sally property owners spend as much time as they can at SRP. I am sure you will have the opportunity to meet them while they are out for a walk with their dogs or in the river chasing trout! Please do take the time to introduce yourself when visiting SRP.
Just under 2 hours from DC, 1 ½ hours from Richmond, 30 minutes from Charlottesville, makes SRP an easy day trip. However, making a long weekend out of it is easy to do with so many excellent Airbnb properties to choose from, Lydia Mountain Cabin rentals, The Loft, Long Run Farm and The Farm House, to name a few; just minutes away! Stanardsville is notably “The Gateway to Shenandoah National Park”. You are also within a 30-minute drive to the Rapidan, Rose, Hazel Rivers and many more outstanding native brook trout streams and Rivers.
About the Fishing
This 350+ acre property has roughly 1 ¼ miles of the South River flowing through it with just under 1 mile of it being stocked with rainbow and brook trout up to 20+” accessible to Sachems Pass Members. It is also accessible for daily guided fly-fishing trips. Limited to 4 anglers per day.
The medium to small gravel river bottom makes for quite easy wading to the many rifles, pools, undercut banks and long runs that will offer an opportunity for every angler’s ability.
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Barracks Road Center
1129 Emmet Street #26
Charlottesville, VA 22903
Mon - Fri 9:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday 10:00 - 5:00