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Wilderness Presidential Resort



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Activity Reservations

Most activities and amenities at Wilderness Presidential Resort require reservations. We encourage all guests to make activity reservations in advance by calling the resort. Please visit Recreation link below to view current hours and contact info for resort activities.

Reservations are required to access all Wilderness Presidential pools & fitness centers. Please use the following links to reserve a time slot online.

Fitness Room | Gymnasium | Paulson Indoor Pool | Water Aerobics



COVID-19

Governor Northam has issued Executive Order 72 that will take affect at 12:01 a.m. Monday, December 14th. This new Executive Order includes the following:

  • All public and private in-person gatherings are limited to 10 individuals who do not live in the same residence.
  • Face Coverings Required – Indoors: All individuals in the Commonwealth aged five and older must cover their mouth and nose with a face covering, as described and recommended by the CDC, if they are in an indoor setting shared by others.
  • Face Coverings Required – Outdoors: All individuals in the Commonwealth aged five and older must cover their mouth and nose with a face covering, as described and recommended by the CDC, when outdoors and unable to maintain at least six feet of physical distance from other individuals who are not Family members.

We continue to enforce the face covering requirements if you are entering our Gym, Paulson Indoor Pool Facility, Wilderness Activity Center, and our Comfort Stations; you MUST have a face mask/covering to enter into these buildings. We ask that you adhere to the new outdoor face covering requirements while you are enjoying our outdoor areas on the resort if you encounter other guests. Please adhere to the gatherings limit of 10 individuals during your stay if you're enjoying time with other guests at your lot or unit.



GENERAL INFO

Check In Information

To safely and efficiently process your reservation for check-in, we ask that you adhere to the following:

  • Currently check-in is being conducted outside of the Reservations Building.
  • Only one person from your party will be permitted in the check-in area.
  • Signage is in place, directing you to the east side of the Reservation Building closest to the Security building and Wilderness Road.
  • Visitors will be addressed and asked to use hand sanitizer and wear a mask, if available.
  • Please follow social distance markings leading up to the new service window.
  • After hours check in will be handled by Security at their service window.

Wilderness Presidential Resort allows for check-in 24 hours a day. Should you arrive after the Front Desk has closed, please proceed to the Security Guard Shack located at the entrance of the resort. The staff there is available 24 hours a day to handle any after hour check-ins, no matter how late you may arrive.


Cashless Transactions

At this time, it is recommended that all Members use contactless payment options, such as card payments over the phone and checks sent by mail. Amenities may require reservations such as the Gem Mine, Marina and other Water Sports.


Guest & Entrance Parking

During this initial phase, Members will be directed to use the window on the side of the Administration building. Park in the Administration parking lot and proceed to the window. In order to keep traffic flowing, please do not park on the side of the road near the window unless you have an RV and are asked to come through the gates. There may be no last-minute visitors. (Please note- guest cards are not in effect at this time.)


Reservation Disclaimer

Although the majority of the lodging is placed lakeside, there are some units that are in close proximity and may not be directly next to the lake. We cannot guarantee that lakeside units are always available, therefore, are subject to availability.


Unit Numbers Are Not Guaranteed

The resort reserves the right to make unit number adjustments in the event of emergency maintenance or housekeeping moves. Unit number reassignments may also occur to improve inventory availability. If a guest desires a specific unit number, please be sure to contact our reservation department at 888-811-7850 immediately following the reservation submission to note your request. Requests are gladly taken, but are NOT guaranteed.



recreation

Due to the shifting COVID-19 regulations in Virginia, Wilderness Presidential Resort is operating at partial capacity which means there will be limited availability for activities. We encourage all guests to make activity reservations in advance by calling the resort. Please visit the below link to view current hours and contact info for resort activities.



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