Lodging, Restaurants, and Other Facilities

Historic Big Meadows Lodge provides a rustic dining experience for visitors to Shenandoah.
Historic Big Meadows Lodge provides a rustic dining experience for visitors to Shenandoah.


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For more information about dining services, please see the park's visitor guide, Shenandoah Overlook, or visit GoShenandoah.com/dining.
  • Elkwallow Wayside (mile 24.1) The Wayside offers a variety of breakfast selections and sandwiches and grilled items for lunch and dinner, with seating outside on the patio or at picnic tables.
  • Skyland (mile 41.7 and 42.5) Full service dining room serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Mountain Taproom features a lighter fare menu with family-friendly nightly entertainment. Grab N Go offers sandwiches, salads, pastries, snacks and drinks for meals to go.
  • Big Meadows Wayside (mile 51.2) The Wayside houses a full-service dining room with carryout service and offers a varied menu of regional favorites and contemporary food.
  • Big Meadows Lodge (follow signs from Skyline Drive at mile 51.2) Dining room in lovely rustic setting serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. New Market Taproom features a lighter fare with family-friendly nightly entertainment. Box lunch options available for a picnic to go.
  • Loft Mountain Wayside (mile 79.5) The Wayside has a dining room with counter service, with seating inside and outside on picnic tables. The menu includes a variety of breakfast selections, sandwiches, and grilled items. For more information about services, visit the concessionaire website.


Nestled in the heart of Shenandoah you will find multiple lodging options that cater to different tastes and needs. We have the comfy Big Meadows Lodge, the elegant Skyland Resort, and the rustic Lewis Mountain Cabins. Reservations can be made online at GoShenandoah.com or by calling 877-247-9261.


Shenandoah has four campgrounds spread throughout the length of the park: Mathews Arm Campground (mile 22.1), Big Meadows Campground (mile 51.2), Lewis Mountain Campground (mile 57.5), and Loft Mountain Campground (mile 79.5). Three of our campgrounds are RV accessible. Reservations can be made with Recreation.gov or by phone at (877)444-6777.
With the proper planning, equipment, and motivation we also have numerous backcountry camping opportunities. Learn more about backcountry camping.

Last updated: November 21, 2017

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Shenandoah National Park
3655 U.S. Highway 211 East

Luray, VA 22835


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