Good Samaritan Hospice

General Info

Date: Sunday, April 22nd
Time: 1:30pm – 3:30pm
Location: Claytor Lake State Park, Picnic Shelter # 1

Lace up your hiking shoes and join us for our 3rd annual NRV Hike for Hospice! The main event will take place a picnic shelter # 1 within the park, right on the lake shore.


The afternoon will include:

*Lunch off the grill provided by Hethwood Market Catering
Burgers, Hotdogs, Veggie Burger, sides and fixings

*Live Bluegrass music provided by the talented Eastern Divide Band 
Bring a camp chair or blanket with you to relax and enjoy the music after your hike!

Cornhole, Jumbo Jenga, Horseshoes, and more

Claytor Lake State Park will provide the fishing poles, just remember to bring your fishing license!

*A “Puppy Kissing Booth” featuring Good Sam’s own licensed therapy dog, Roux, and his human Pat.
Kisses and Cuddles from Roux for a suggested donation of $1 each, so bring your cash!

*Face Painting for the young and young at heart

*Three different group hikes to choose from at varying degrees of difficulty and lead by park rangers and naturalists

*A memorial ceremony with a dove release will be held at the end of the event





This year’s amazing outdoor adventure raffle prize was donated by Backcountry.com. Purchase your tickets for a chance to win a brand new, sit-on-top ocean kayak, which is valued at $900.

Click here to Purchase Raffle Tickets
$2.00 = 1 Ticket
$5.00 = 3 Tickets

You do not have to be present to win. The winning raffle ticket will be drawn at the end of the 3rd annual NRV Hike for Hospice event at 3:15pm on Sunday, April 22nd. If you are the winner and you are not present, you will receive a email with instructions on how to pickup your kayak the following Monday.

Participants can also purchase raffle tickets on the afternoon of the event – be sure to bring some cash with you to the Hike!

Summer is right around the corner and this Kayak would be perfect for your next floating adventure down either the New River or the James River!







From I-81, take Exit 101 (Claytor Lake) to State Park Road (State Route 660). State Park Road ends at the park’s entrance.



Please call the Good Samaritan Hospice office at (540) 776-0198 and ask for Mary Hodges, Director of Development.