Nature’s Calling!

Just 75 miles from the bustle of Washington, D.C., Shenandoah National Park is your escape to recreation and re-creation. Cascading waterfalls, spectacular vistas, quiet wooded hollows—take a hike, meander along Skyline Drive, or picnic with the family. 200,000 acres of protected lands are haven to deer, songbirds, the night sky…and you. Plan a Shenandoah escape today!

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Hiking Shenandoah

With over 500 miles of fantastic trails, Shenandoah is hiker-central! Here's how to get started!

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Driving Along Skyline Drive

All you need to know about Skyline Drive!

Current Facilities Schedule

Current Facilities Schedule

Here is what's open in the Park.

Winter view from the Stony Man Summit.

Winter Splendor in Shenandoah

Shenandoah has something to offer in every season! Here is what you should know to have a fun and safe winter visit.

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Backcountry Trip Planning

Find important information for planning your backcountry trip, including suggested itineraries.

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Youth Art Contest and Wildflower Weekend

Learn about our annual Wildflower Weekend event and the Youth Art Contest.

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.

High ceilings, large windows and rustic furniture at the Spottswood Dining Room at Big Meadows.

Dining and Lodging

We offer a wide variety of lodging and dining from picnic lunches packed just for you to fine food and comfy rooms with incredible views.

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Partner with Us!

The official philanthropic partner of Shenandoah National Park.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Shenandoah National Park
3655 U.S. Highway 211 East

Luray, VA 22835


(540) 999-3500
Use this phone number to contact us for all of your park inquiries!

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