Skyline Drive Status
Winter Weather is in the forecast so please check before coming. For the most current Skyline Drive Status, call 540-999-3500, choose Option 1, and then Option 1. You can also use Facebook and Twitter for updates. 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 »
Fees & Reservations
Shenandoah National Park is one of about 150 park service units that charge an entry fee. 80% of the fees collected at Shenandoah are returned to the park for specific projects.
Visitors to Shenandoah can purchase a one to seven day entrance permit or one of several annual or lifetime passes at Shenandoah's entrance stations.
Frequent visitors to Shenandoah may want to purchase an annual Shenandoah pass. There are also annual and lifetime passes that cover entrance at all National Park Service units and/or Federal areas.
For information about Shenandoah's fees click here to download a brochure (pdf, 258kb).
Fees may be charged for some permits. Organized events such as sporting events, ceremonies and large group gatherings, including group bicycle rides and car cruises may require a Special Use Permit. Commercial Filming of any type requires a permit.
Reservations can be made for campgrounds by visiting here.
Reservations can be made for lodging by visiting here.
To obtain an Academic Fee Waiver, click here.
Did You Know?
Over 45 National Park sites contain congressionally designated wilderness areas preserved to provide opportunities for solitude, exploration and escape from modern development. 40% of Shenandoah National Park is designated wilderness. More...