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  • Big Meadows Prescribed Burn Planned for October 4

    Fire managers plan to conduct a 35-acre prescribed burn in Big Meadows on Oct. 4 IF weather and fuel conditions are right. The burn will be completed in one day and all facilities and the Skyline Drive will remain open. More »


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Shenandoah Maps


Entire Park

(400 kb)

North District
Front Royal to Thornton Gap
(Skyline Drive mile 0 to mile 31.5)

(299 kb)

Central District
Thornton Gap to Swift Run Gap
(Skyline Drive mile 31.5 to mile 65.5)

(305 kb)

South District
Swift Run Gap to Rockfish Gap
(Skyline Drive mile 65.5 to mile 104.6)

(313 kb)

Developed Area Maps


Big Meadows Area

pdf, 48 kb

Lewis Mountain

pdf, 29 kb

Loft Mountain

pdf, 42 kb

Mathews Arm and Elkwallow

pdf, 48 kb


pdf, 81 kb


Did You Know?

Sunrise over the mountains

Benton McKaye, the “father of the Appalachian Trail,” was also instrumental in passage of the Wilderness Act. Shenandoah National Park carries on Benton McKaye’s legacy with 101 miles of the Appalachian Trail and almost 80,000 acres of designated wilderness. More...