Skyline Drive Status
Winter Weather is in the forecast so please check before coming. For the most current Skyline Drive Status, call 540-999-3500, choose Option 1, and then Option 1. You can also use Facebook and Twitter for updates. 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 »
Shenandoah National Park Announces Spring Opening Dates
Shenandoah National Park Superintendent Martha Bogle announced that facilities closed during the winter season will begin opening at the end of this week and will continue to open through out the spring.
Visitor Centers will be operated as follows: Harry F. Byrd Visitor Center will open on April 3; Dickey Ridge Visitor Center will open April 9; Loft Mountain Information Center will open on May 23, operating weekends and holidays only.
Campgrounds will operate on the following schedule: Big Meadows Campgrounds will open on March 27; Lewis Mountain Campground will open on April 10; Loft Mountain and Mathews Arm Campgrounds open on May 15.
Elkwallow, Pinnacles, South River and Dundo Picnic Grounds are currently open. The remaining picnic grounds will operate as follows: Big Meadows Picnic Grounds will open March 27; Dickey Ridge and Lewis Mountain Picnic Grounds will open April 10.
Concessioner-operated restaurants, lodges and associated facilities will operate as follows: Big Meadows Wayside and Big Meadows Shower/Laundry will open March 27; Skyland Resort will open on April 2; Elkwallow Wayside will open on April 9; Lewis Mountain Cabins and Lewis Mountain Campstore will open on April 10; and Loft Mountain Wayside will open on April 23; Loft Mountain Campstore and Loft Mountain Shower and Laundry will open on May 15; Big Meadows Lodge will open May 22.
Did You Know?
You can visit President Herbert Hoover’s summer vacation home, Rapidan Camp, in Shenandoah National Park. More...