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Quest Shenandoah!

Free family fun in Warren County, Virginia!

What’s a Quest?

Quests are treasure hunts designed by local community members – and a really fun way to learn about special places, history, and people in our community.  You can participate by making a Quest or being a Quester – or both.  To go on a Questing adventure, just download clues and maps from this site. 

If you want to be a serious Quester, you can buy a Questing passport for $1.25 at the Visitor Center.  When you reach the treasure box at the end of each Quest, sign the log book and stamp your passport with the Quest logo stamp you find in the box.  Prizes and patches may be available for completing certain Quests. 

Questing is an activity launched by the Front Royal / Warren County Appalachian Trail Community™ Steering Committee on April 21, 2012, when Front Royal/Warren County was designated an official Appalachian Trail Community™.  For additional activities and news sponsored by the steering committee, please check out the Front Royal/Warren County Appalachian Trail Community™ blog or Facebook page.

Quests & Prizes

Commemorative Patch

Limited Edition Inaugural Quest Patch: 

Be one of the first to present a Quest Shenandoah passport with stamps from any five Quests and earn one of 200 limited edition commemorative patches. 

• Battle of Front Royal Quest - designed by the Warren Heritage Society 

• Architecture of Downtown Front Royal - designed by Heaven Sent Shoppe for Downtown Front Royal 

Thompson Hollow Quest - designed by Girl Scout Troop 40333 

Happy Creek Arboretum Quest - designed by Front Royal-Warren County Tree Stewards 

• Possum's Rest Detective Quest - designed by Front Royal/Warren County Appalachian Trail Community Steering Committee (on Appalachian Trail)

Overlook/Hemlock Hollow Trail Quest - created by Madison, Nathan, and Cindy Courtney. 

Want to design your own Quest? 


Please visit our blog and click on Questing for instructions. Let the Visitors Center know when you’ve completed your Quest. We’ll test it and then upload it onto this site for others to enjoy. You’ll earn a patch like this one. We look forward to hearing from you!


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