Planning a backcountry trip is an involved process, but we are here to help! We encourage you to call our backcountry office at (540) 999-3500 ext. 3720 to speak with a backcountry Ranger. This phone line is staffed on Monday and Thursday. Messages left on other days will be answered as soon as possible. In the meantime, consider your expectations and think through the following things to consider:
Suggested Backcountry Trips
The following trips itineraries are available as downloadable pdfs. We suggest that you print a copy of your selected itinerary and bring it with you along with a topographic map. Topographic maps are available from any of the visitor centers or online from the Shenandoah National Park Association or the Potomac Appalachian Trail Club (PATC).
Last updated: December 15, 2017