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!
With over 500 miles of fantastic trails, Shenandoah is hiker-central! Here's how to get started!
It's the Year of the Bird!
We're celebrating the Year of the Bird (#birdyourworld) with several partners. Check out the details and this week's bird of the week!
Ranger Programs: In the Park or Online
Learn about Shenandoah from those who know it best, whether you're on the trail or in your favorite chair!
Find important information for planning your backcountry trip, including suggested itineraries.
Find books & maps to plan your visit!
Shenandoah National Park Association has a great selection of park hiking books, maps, and nature guides.
Youth Art Contest and Wildflower Weekend
Learn about our annual Wildflower Weekend event and the Youth Art Contest.
Partner with Us!
The official philanthropic partner of Shenandoah National Park.
Last updated: March 19, 2018