• Visitors bask in a golden sunset at Dickey Ridge Visitor Center in Shenandoah National Park

    Shenandoah

    National Park Virginia

Visitor Centers

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Dickey Ridge Visitor Center

Location: Mile 4.6 on Skyline Drive

Available Facilities: Restrooms, information desk, exhibits, orientation movie, bookstore, publications, maps, backcountry permits, and first aid. Fox Hollow Trail trailhead across Skyline Drive from visitor center.


Harry F. Byrd, Sr. Visitor Center

Location: Milepost 51 on Skyline Drive

Available Facilities: Restrooms, information desk, exhibits, ranger programs, videos, bookstore, publications, maps, backcountry permits, and first aid. Big Meadows across Skyline Drive from visitor center.

Did You Know?

The green sharply serrated leaves of chestnut shoots can be found throughout the park.

American chestnut trees, whose trunks were killed off by a fungus blight long ago, still send up shoots that you can see along many of Shenandoah National Park’s trails.