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.
There has been an outbreak of Norovirus among Appalachian Trail (A.T.) hikers. For information about how to protect yourself click here. More »
2011 Fee Free Days
The National Park Service has declared the following days Fee-Free for all parks in celebration of some important dates! Mark your calendars and enjoy any national park in the country without paying an entrance fee.
January 15-17 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday.
April 16-24 in celebration of National Park Week.
June 21 to celebrate the first day of summer!
September 24 to celebrate Public Lands Day.
November 11-13 in observance of Veterans Day.
Shenandoah National Park will waive its entrance fees for residents of Albemarle, Augusta, Greene, Madison, Nelson, Page, Rappahannock, Rockingham, and Warren Counties to celebrate its annual "Neighbor Appreciation Day" on June 18, 2011.
In addition, Shenandoah National Park will waive its entrance fee for all visitors in observance of its 75th Anniversary celebration on June 25. For more information about the Anniversary click here.
Did You Know?
From 1933 to 1942 an estimated 10,000 boys and young men of the Civilian Conservation Corps planted hundreds of thousands of trees, shrubs, and native plants in Shenandoah National Park. Many of these were grown in three CCC plant nurseries from seeds collected within the park. More...