Vehicle Fuel Available at Big Meadows ONLY!
Vehicle fuel is only available at Big Meadows (mile 52). Gas service has been discontinued at the Loft and Elkwallow areas.
Planning and compliance efforts are guided by a variety of official National Park Service documents:
National Park Service Management Policies 2006:
National Park Service Directives:
The following document provides a very brief overview of the National Environmental Policy Act and abbreviations frequently used in the planning process:
Did You Know?
Skyland was established by the owners of a bankrupt copper mining company as an attempt to recoup their financial losses. Copper was originally mined at Stony Man and charcoal to fuel the smelter was made on the lower terrace where the conference hall stands today.