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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Winter in Shenandoah

It may be a little colder, but visiting in the winter can reward you with experiences that you can't have any other time of year.

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Fees & Passes

So many options! Learn more about which pass is right for you and how to get it.

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Old Rag Pilot Project

Data collected during the March 2022 - November 2022 Old Rag pilot project is in review.

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See Shenandoah with a new perspective! We've added two new LIVE webcams to our collection.

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2023 Artist-in-Residence

Shenandoah is accepting applications for the 2023 Artist-in-Residence program now through February 14.

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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: December 2, 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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