Vehicle Fuel Available at Big Meadows ONLY!
Vehicle fuel is only available at Big Meadows (mile 52). Gas service has been discontinued at the Loft and Elkwallow areas.
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Picnic areas in Shenandoah are large and scenic, and offer a pleasant place for relaxing. There are picnic tables with grills nearby; accessible sites are available. Restrooms (open except in cold months) are accessible with assistance.
All of the areas can be found on the park map...
NEVER feed wildlife. Click here for tips on safely viewing wildlife in Shenandoah National Park.
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.