Directions

The Virginia Safari Park is located in Rockbridge county, at exit 180/ 180-B off I-81 in Natural Bridge, Virginia. We are conveniently located in the Shenandoah Valley, only minutes from the Blue Ridge Parkway and historic Lexington. Take a short day trip from Roanoke, Lynchburg, Staunton, Charlottesville, Richmond (2.5 hrs) or metro Washington, DC (3.5 hrs).

Driving Directions

Enter the following address into your GPS navigation system:

Virginia Safari Park
229 Safari Lane
Natural Bridge, VA 24578

From ROANOKE

  • Take I-81 north to Exit 180
  • Turn north [left] on US 11.
  • Go 1/2 mile to the KOA campground sign at Stop-In gas station.
  • Turn left at KOA and follow the Safari signs.

From STAUNTON

  • Take I-81 south to Exit 180-B.
  • At bottom of exit ramp, go straight across US 11 towards the KOA campground and follow Safari signs.

From LYNCHBURG

  • Take Rt. 130 west to Natural Bridge.
  • Turn right on US 11 north.
  • Go 4 miles [PASS the NB Zoo] and proceed under I-81.
  • Turn left at KOA campground and the Stop-In gas station and follow the Safari signs.

From WASHINGTON, DC

  • Take I-66 west to I-81 south.
  • Take Exit 180-B.
  • At bottom of exit ramp, go straight across US 11 toward KOA campground and follow Safari signs.

From CHARLOTTESVILLE/RICHMOND

  • Take I-64 west to I-81 south.
  • Take Exit 180-B.
  • At bottom of exit ramp, go straight across US 11 toward KOA campground and follow Safari signs.

From WEST VIRGINIA

  • I-64 east to I-81 south.
  • Take Exit 180-B.
  • At bottom of exit ramp, go straight across US 11 toward KOA campground and follow Safari signs.

From BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY