• Visitors bask in a golden sunset at Dickey Ridge Visitor Center in Shenandoah National Park

    Shenandoah

    National Park Virginia

Facilities Schedule

Facility Opening/Closing Dates
This information is subject to change.

Facility

Skyline
Drive Mile

2014 Opening
Dates

2014 Closing
Dates

Comments

Dickey Ridge Visitor Center

4.6

Friday 4/4


Sunday 11/30/14

Open daily: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Through Monday 11/16/14)

11/16-11/30 - Closed on Tues/Wed

Byrd Visitor Center

51

Saturday 1/11 for winter weekends

Saturday 3/29 for season

Change to weekend hours only: 12/01/14


Open daily: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Through Sunday 11/30/14)

Open Sat/Sun 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., beginning 12/01/14

FOOD, LODGING & OTHER SERVICES (more...)

Elkwallow Wayside

24

Friday 4/11

Sunday 11/09/14

Food, gifts, camping supplies

9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (Sun-Thu)

9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. (Fri/Sat)

Skyland Resort

41.7 and 42.5

Thursday 3/27

Sunday 11/30/14

Food, lodging, gifts

Open daily: 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Big Meadows Lodge

51.2

Wednesday 5/14

Sunday 11/02/14

Food, lodging, gifts

Open daily: 7:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Big Meadows Wayside

51.2

Friday 4/4

Sunday 11/30/14

Food, gifts, gasoline, camping supplies

Sept. 2 - Oct. 26: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Oct. 27 - Nov. 30: 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. (Sun-Thu); 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. (Fri/Sat)


Lewis Mountain Cabins and Campstore

57.5

Wednesday 4/2

Sunday 11/02/14

Lodging, gifts, camping supplies

9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (Sun-Thu)

9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. (Fri/Sat)

Loft Mountain Wayside

79.5

Friday 4/11

Sunday 11/09/14

Food, gifts, camping supplies

Sept. 2 - Oct. 26: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (Mon-Fri); 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. (Sat/Sun)

Oct. 27 - Nov. 2: 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. (Daily)

CAMPGROUNDS (more...)

Mathews Arm Campground

22.2

Wednesday 5/7

Sunday 10/26/14

1st come-1st served and reservations.

Reservations available 5/23 - 10/25 through: www.recreation.gov

Big Meadows Campground, Showers/Laundry

51.2

Friday 4/25

Sunday 11/16/14

1st come-1st served and reservations.

Reservations available 5/5 - 10/31 through:www.recreation.gov

Lewis Mountain Campground

57.5

Wednesday 4/2

Sunday 11/02/14

1st come-1st served.

Loft Mountain Campground Campstore, Showers/Laundry

79.5

Wednesday 5/7

Sunday 10/26/14

1st come-1st served & reservation sites.

Reservations available 5/23 - 10/25 through:
www.recreation.gov

PICNIC GROUNDS (more...)

Dickey Ridge Picnic Grounds

4.7

Friday 4/4

Sunday 11/23/14

Opening/closing date depends on weather.

Elkwallow Picnic Grounds

24.1

Open year round

Pinnacles Picnic Grounds

36.7

Open year round

Big Meadows Picnic Grounds

51.2

Friday 4/25

Sunday 11/16/14

Opening/closing date depends on weather.

Lewis Mountain Picnic Grounds

57.5

Wednesday 4/2

Sunday 11/02/14

Opens/closes with campground and campstore.

South River Picnic Grounds

62.8

Open year round

Dundo Picnic Grounds

83.7

Open year round


Did You Know?

The lineal white markings on this spotted skunk run both horizontal and vertical.

Shenandoah National Park may be one of the few places where you could see a spotted skunk sitting under a gray birch tree. The spotted skunk is at the northern part of its range while the gray birch is at the southern part of its range.