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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Know Before You Go

Take a moment to learn ten simple things you can do to help everyone enjoy a safe and memorable trip to Shenandoah.

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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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Thank You For Your Service

U.S. military veterans and Gold Star Families now receive free access to Shenandoah to thank them for their support of our country.

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Hike Old Rag

Here's what you need to know before setting out on an adventure to the summit of Old Rag!

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Visit Us Virtually

There are still plenty of ways that you can visit Shenandoah from wherever you are in the world. Here are just a few!

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Help Wanted: Citizen Science Timelapse

We are tracking ecological changes in the Park with the help of our visitors. View the crowdsourced timelapse and find out how you can help!

Last updated: January 15, 2021

Contact the Park

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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