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Plan Your Visit

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Shenandoah National Park's website can be the start of something fantastic. Use these pages and links to plan the perfect Blue Ridge Mountain getaway.

Shenandoah National Park is 105 miles long stretching from Front Royal, Virginia to the Waynesboro-Charlottesville area. Skyline Drive is the scenic roadway that takes you through the park. There are four entrances (and exits) from the park. Start by finding your best route to the park in Directions.

Then, find out what there is to see (Places to Go) and do (Things to Do) once you're here. We hope you'll stay awhile, so check on Lodging and Reservations to book a room or campsite.

From planning your hike to Shenandoah's highest peak, to checking on evening entertainment, the only thing you can't plan is where to see that bear or deer - that will have to be a surprise!

Did You Know?

A brown trail weaves through the woods, passing a rocky outcrop along the way.

Shenandoah National Park has over 500 miles of trails. Over 30% of the trails are in designated wilderness. 101 miles are part of the Appalachian Trail.