Operating Dates & Hours

 

*Closed when Skyline Drive is closed for severe weather

Facility Skyline Drive Mile 2024 Opening 2024 Closing Comments
Dickey Ridge Visitor Center & Park Store 4.6 March 8 Spring hours March 8 through May 14:
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Fri-Tues)*
Closed Wednesday and Thursday
Byrd Visitor Center & Park Store 51 Year-round Spring hours March 15 through April 17:
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Thur-Monday)*
Closed Tuesday and Wednesday
 
*There is only one gas station within Shenandoah National Park. Plan accordingly.
Concessionaire hours vary. For current hours visit our concessionaire's website.
Facility Skyline Drive Mile 2024 Opening Date 2024 Closing Date Comments
Elkwallow Wayside 24 TBD Opening delayed from April 5 due to wind damage.
Food services, gifts, and supplies
Food & beverage service begins May 3
Skyland 41.7 and 42.5 March 25 Lodging, gifts, grab'n go, dining, tap room
Skyland Stables 41.7 and 42.5 May 3 Reservations required; 540-999-2213
Big Meadows Lodge 51.2 April 24 Lodging, gifts, grab'n go, dining, tap room
Big Meadows Wayside 51.2 March 27 Food service, grab'n go food, gifts, groceries, camping supplies, fuel*
Food & beverage service begins April 26 at 11:00 a.m.
Lewis Mountain Cabins and Campstore 57.5 March 27 Lodging, gifts, and camping supplies
Cabins open March 29 at 12:00 p.m.
Loft Mountain Wayside 79.5 April 19
Gifts and snacks
Food & beverage service begins May 1
Loft Mountain Campstore 79.5 May 1 Food, gifts, camping supplies
 
Facility Skyline Drive
Mile
2024 Opening 2024 Closing Comments
Mathews Arm 22.2 TBD October 27 Campsites by reservation and first-come, first-served.
Big Meadows 51.2 March 27 December 1 Campsites by reservation only.
Lewis Mountain 57.5 March 27 December 1 First-come, first-served only.
Loft Mountain 79.5 May 1 October 27 Campsites by reservation and first-come, first-served.
 

Facility Skyline Drive Mile 2024 Opening Comments
Dickey Ridge 4.7 Open year-round
Elkwallow 24.1 Open year-round
Pinnacles 36.7 Open year-round
Big Meadows 51.2 Open year-round
Lewis Mountain 57.5 Open year-round
South River 62.8 Open year-round
Water is not available. Fires and grills are not permitted.
Dundo 83.7 Open year-round
Water is not available. Fires and grills are not permitted.

Last updated: April 10, 2024

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Mailing Address:

Shenandoah National Park
3655 U.S. Highway 211 East

Luray, VA 22835

Phone:

540 999-3500
Emergency Phone: 1-800-732-0911

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