Skyline Drive Status
For the most current Skyline Drive Status, call 540-999-3500, choose Option 1, and then Option 1. You can also get updates by following Shenandoah National Park on Twitter or liking the park on Facebook. 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 »
In general, alcohol is permitted in Shenandoah National Park by those over 21 years of age. Open containers of alcohol are not allowed in motor vehicles. The park superintendent has established the following closures to alcohol consumption and possession of open containers:
Alcohol is prohibited in all park and concession buildings except:
Alcohol is prohibited in all parking areas, pullouts and overlooks on the Skyline Drive between the North Entrance at mile 0 to mile 4.
Alcohol is prohibited in the Lower Rapidan area. This includes:
Did You Know?
Hepatica is usually the first of many native wildflowers to bloom in the spring in Shenandoah National Park. More...