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The view from Pinnacles.

You can get real-time views of several areas in Shenandoah National Park from web cameras!

Our Air Quality webcam is a view from the Pinnacles area (near mile 36.7) into the valley to the northwest. This link takes you to an NPS air quality site that has live air quality data from Shenandoah, as well as links to webcams and data from other national parks.

The Mountain View webcam is also a view from the Pinnacles area into the valley toward the town of Luray. Use this to check the weather in the park or to track the fall color!

Big Meadows webcam looks south from Byrd Visitor Center at milepost 51. It's a great way to check the weather on the mountain, which can be very different from lower elevations. You can also monitor the changes in the meadow after the annual spring burn, or watch the wildlife that frequents Big Meadows!

There are also some Traffic Cams in the Shenandoah Valley and a few on Skyline Drive managed by VDOT. These cams might be useful for trip planning and previewing road conditions.

Park Webcam images provided in part by entrance fee funding and a generous donation from The National Park Foundation http://www.nationalparks.org/

Did You Know?

The adelgid is visible as tiny white cottony spots on the underside of the hemlock’s branches.

The most harmful exotic plants, animals and diseases in Shenandoah National Park include: chestnut blight, Dutch elm disease, dogwood anthracnose, gypsy moths, hemlock woolly adelgids, kudzu, mile-a-minute vine, Oriental bittersweet, and garlic mustard. More...