From time to time, circumstances may necessitate the closing of trails or other actions to ensure visitor and resource safety. As part of your planning, visit this page to get special alerts and information. If you are a frequent visitor, you may want to bookmark this page.
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GRAVES MILL PARKING
Graves Mill Parking area will be closed for maintenance February 3 - 5, 2015. This parking area is off of Route 662 in Madison County and is used to access Graves Mill and Staunton River Trails and Jones Mountain cabin.
TRAIL IMPACTS DUE TO FRAGILE VEGETATION
In order to better protect the fragile plants that live on some of Shenandoah's rock outcrops, the park has implemented some very limited closures. Small areas of Little Stony Man, Hawksbill, and Old Rag are closed to public access. Areas on Old Rag, Little Stony Man, Hawksbill, Old Rag, Mary's Rock, Mount Marshall, and Overall Run are closed to backcountry camping. If you planning a hiking trip and/or a backcountry overnight trip to one of those areas, please check the following maps for new closures.
POCOSIN HOLLOW AREA (8-25-11)
The recommended access to Pocosin area trails is via Skyline Drive from the parking area at mile 59.5.