Nature's Calling!

Just 75 miles from the bustle of Washington, D.C., Shenandoah National Park is a land bursting with cascading waterfalls, spectacular vistas, fields of wildflowers, and quiet wooded hollows. With over 200,000 acres of protected lands that are haven to deer, songbirds, and black bear, there's so much to explore...and your journey begins right here!

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Ticket Required to Hike Old Rag

Beginning March 1, 2022, those wishing to hike Old Rag are required to purchase a day-use ticket. Here's everything you need to know.

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2022 Campground Reservations

We are now accepting campground reservations for the 2022 season, up to six months in advance of your stay.

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Does My Dog Need a Leash?

Find out answers to this question, and many more, before bringing your pet to Shenandoah. Oh, and the answer is yes!

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COVID-19 Updates

Stay up-to-date with the latest information about our response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Official NPS App is Here!

One app puts every park at your fingertips. Experience Shenandoah with our new mobile app.

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Become a Virtual Junior Ranger!

You don't have to come to Shenandoah in order to be sworn in as a Virtual Junior Ranger. Just finish the activities and download your badge!

Become a Member!

Find books & maps to plan your visit!

Shenandoah National Park Association has a great selection of park hiking books, maps, and nature guides.

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Partner with Us!

The official philanthropic partner of Shenandoah National Park.

Last updated: January 21, 2022

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Shenandoah National Park
3655 U.S. Highway 211 East

Luray , VA 22835

Phone:

540 999-3500
Emergency Phone: 1-800-732-0911

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