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.
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?
American chestnut trees, whose trunks were killed off by a fungus blight long ago, still send up shoots that you can see along many of Shenandoah National Park’s trails.