Skyline Drive Status
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
Skyline Drive will be closed at night (5:00 p.m. - 8:00 a.m.) through January 5, 2014 to concentrate Ranger patrols in problem areas during hunting season. More »
Shenandoah Scenes is a video series that tells the stories that make Shenandoah National Park such a beloved place. Covering a wide range of topics, these short films explore the plethora of natural and cultural resources that can be found within the park boundaries. Filmed and produced by the National Park Service, this series features park rangers, scientists, historians, park visitors, and park partners as they attempt to paint a more complete picture of one of America's most precious resources.
For subtitles, view Shenandoah Scenes (in high definition) on YouTube.
Part two of the backcountry camping series. This short video demonstrates the ways in which you can help to protect the resources at Shenandoah National Park while exploring its backcountry.
Exploring Shenandoah's backcountry is a great way to experience the breathtaking trails, waterfalls, and vistas that the park has to offer. This short video will prepare you for the best possible trip!
Before Camp David became a Presidential retreat, President Herbert C. Hoover and First Lady Lou Henry Hoover built a Presidential getaway deep in the hollows of what is today Shenandoah National Park.
Shenandoah National Park and Skyline Drive are known world-wide for the spectacular display of fall colors. But here's a little secret: Shenandoah is just as spectacular in the spring as nature goes all-out decorating the landscape after the long winter.
Did You Know?
Although it is native to the Blue Ridge Mountains, much of the beautiful mountain laurel you see blooming along Shenandoah National Park’s Skyline Drive in June was planted by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s. More...