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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A segment of Limberlost Trail will be closed for up to 2 weeks in August in order to replace the boardwalk. The segment of trail that will remain open is not fully accessible to ADA standards.
TRAIL IMPACTS DUE TO OVERLOOK REHABILITATION
Pinnacles Overlook/Hannah Run Trailhead (mile 35)
Access to the upper end of Hannah Run Trail via Pinnacles Overlook will be closed to the public during overlook reconstruction during the spring and summer of 2014.
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.
Did You Know?
In 1928, wanting to escape the heat and humidity of summers in Washington, D.C., Herbert and Lou Henry Hoover began looking for a "summer place" within a day's drive of the city. The Hoovers acquired land within the proposed Shenandoah National Park and built Rapidan Camp, their summer White House.