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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Fall in Shenandoah... the perfect season for leaf peeping! Learn how to prepare for fall colors and large crowds.

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Ticket Required to Hike Old Rag

As of March 1, 2022, those wishing to hike Old Rag are required to purchase a day-use ticket. Find out everything you need to know.

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Ranger Programs

Get the program schedule and join a Ranger to explore the many wonders of Shenandoah!

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View from the Valley Webcam

A new perspective from our newest webcam!

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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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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: September 17, 2022

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

Shenandoah National Park
3655 U.S. Highway 211 East

Luray , VA 22835


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

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