Skyline Drive Status
For the most current Skyline Drive Status, call 540-999-3500, choose Option 1, and then Option 1. You can also get updates by following Shenandoah National Park on Twitter or liking the park on Facebook. More »
Night Closures of Skyline Drive
Portions of Skyline Drive will be closed at night (5:00 p.m. - 8:00 a.m.) during hunting season. Starting November 11 the north and south sections will be closed at night. The entire Drive will be closed at night starting December 9. More »
Just 75 miles from the bustle of Washington, D.C., Shenandoah National Park is your escape to recreation and re-creation. Cascading waterfalls, spectacular vistas, quiet wooded hollows—take a hike, a meander along Skyline Drive, or a picnic with the family. 200,000 acres of protected lands are haven to deer, songbirds, the night sky…and you. Plan a Shenandoah escape today!
Winter in Shenandoah
Winter is a great time to visit! You'll see Shenandoah from a different point of view!Read More
Discover Shenandoah's Natural World
Learn more about Shenandoah's animals, plants, environmental factors, and natural features.Read More
Join The Conversation
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Wilderness...the word has different meanings to different people. In Shenandoah National Park wilderness is a place with a specific meaning.Read More
Plan Your Outdoor Activity
Backcountry Camping | Hiking | Camping in a Campground | Attend a Ranger ProgramRead More
Did You Know?
Hepatica is usually the first of many native wildflowers to bloom in the spring in Shenandoah National Park. More...